Alexandria City Public Schools is serving 503 more students in the 2016-17 school year — an increase of 3.6 percent over the previous school year — according to the ACPS fall enrollment report.
T.C. Williams Summer Interns Select New Technology for High School Peers
T.C. Williams students were the secret tool behind the choice and roll out of the new Chromebooks this school year. They also created a fun ‘how to’ video to show their peers how the new technology works. Watch it here.
T.C. Williams Physics Teacher Wins Fellowship
New T.C. Williams High School physics teacher and Ultimate Frisbee coach Jerick Wilson has been named as a Teaching Fellow of the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation for “showing incredible promise at the start of his teaching career”.
T.C. Williams Principal Walks Neighborhoods to Learn More About Students
T.C. Williams Principal Jesse Dingle is spending his weekends this fall walking Alexandria’s neighborhoods in order to get to know his students better.
Francis C. Hammond International Academy Named Among Most Innovative Schools in U.S.
Francis C. Hammond Middle School’s International Academy has been named as one of the most innovative schools in the United States. Despite opening only a couple of months ago, reviewers said the school “shows tremendous promise.”
Come Celebrate the Launch of ACPS 2020
Don’t miss out on the launch of ACPS 2020 ‘Every Student Succeeds’ on Friday, November 6. This is a free, upbeat family celebration set to be the biggest event of the school year.
T.C. Williams High School Celebrates 50th Anniversary This Weekend
T.C. Williams High School is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend with a bonfire party, anniversary parade, homecoming game and much more! Don’t miss out on the festivities and the #Titan50 contest on Twitter.
School Board Approves Redistricting Review Committee
Alexandria City School Board approved the selection of 35 people for the Redistricting Review Committee who will be the voices of their communities in the redistricting process. The Redistricting Review Committee will meet for the first time on Monday, October 19 at 5 p.m.
ACPS Acknowledges National Bullying Prevention Month
October is Bullying Prevention Month. Find out what our schools are doing to raise awareness and teach our students how to identify and prevent bullying behaviors.
Changes Announced for Students with Disabilities in Conjunction with Disability Awareness Month
The ACPS department formerly known as the Special Education Department has changed its name to the Office of Specialized Instruction, along with other changes that are being highlighted in October, which is Disability Awareness Month.
School Lunch Menus Add Fresh Alternatives
School lunch menus now include new fresh options in response to student tasting panels where students were given the opportunity to say what they liked.
Alexandria City Welcomes Input on Next Year’s Budget
It is budget season and the City of Alexandria is holding four forums to gather input on budget priorities. The City is kicking off the Fiscal Year 2017 budget process with a series of community meetings starting Oct. 15 where it wants to hear from Alexandria residents.
Students Walk for Fun on International Walk-to-School Day
Students got off the buses early and walked the last half mile to school — just one of many ways to stay healthy and keep active as part of Walk-to-School Day. View photos here.
Twelve Make Final Round in Bid for Four-Year Scholarships
Twelve T.C. Williams High School seniors have been selected for the final round of the Posse Foundation’s Posse Scholarship — an award given to public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential.
Nominate Your Math and Science Teachers for President’s Award
Do you know an exemplary math or science teacher? Nominate them for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching today. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to honor outstanding K-6th grade teachers.