Take a moment to close your eyes. Think about every race, every age, think about yourself. Think about if your kids couldn’t eat at home. What would you do? One student at Francis C. Hammond is asking herself just this.
ACPS encourages celebrating the differences and unique gifts and abilities of each person every day to create a culture of mutual respect and equal opportunities for all students, including those who are differently-abled.
Here is an opportunity to take your involvement in our community to the next level and have an impact on key issues impacting our schools.
First Lady of Virginia, Dorothy McAuliffe, visited Charles Barrett Elementary School on Wednesday to commemorate Virginia Farm to School Week and National Farm to School Month.
October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Be aware and take a stand against bullying.
Bring new or gently used backpacks, coats, jackets, hats and gloves to the ACPS Transportation Department on Saturday, October 14 to be donated to families in need. Non-perishable food items are also being collected.
Time is running out to apply to join the committee that will recommend names for the new West End Elementary School. Apply today!
Risk behaviors by students has been on a steady decline over the past six years, according to the recently released Alexandria Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS).
As we enter the next phase in the implementation of new emergency response procedures and language, some school and central office staff will be participating in training this month.
Alexandria Soccer Association (ASA) has teamed up with ACPS to offer free after-school soccer to students at William Ramsay Elementary School and Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology.
Join us on Walk-to-School Day on October 4 and share your experience with us on Facebook and Twitter!
The School Board is looking for Alexandria residents to serve on a committee that will recommend names for the new West End Elementary School.
Although there is no school for students on October 9, our teachers will be active learning all day as they engage in professional development opportunities.