If you have an eighth-grade student with an interest in science, technology, engineering or math, consider the ACPS STEM Academy. Applications are being accepted through Friday, March 31. Learn more about the program and apply online.
Kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year begins with a Special 2017 Registration Kick-off Event on Tuesday, April 18, from 3 to 7 p.m. at all elementary schools. Watch a video showing what it is like to be in kindergarten.
Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley has been honored as one of the top leaders in the region making a difference in education.
Meet the second half of the teachers nominated for The Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award. Stay tuned for the announcement of the overall ACPS winner to be announced in April.
Our role at ACPS is to keep our students safe and able to learn at all times. In light of recent discussions around immigration, ACPS has been taking actions to make sure that these values are upheld, in line with our policies on harassment, bullying, inclusiveness and equity.
The new electronic course selection process for the 2017-18 school year is under way for students currently in grades 6 through 11, and for some students in grade 5 at a few pilot elementary schools. Learn more, attend an academic fair and access the 2017-18 Program of Studies online.
What does the statement, “Clean water starts with YOU!” mean to you? Submit your visual representation of the theme in the Earth Day Artwork Contest.
Are you a science, technology, engineering or math geek? If so, we want to hear from you. ACPS is seeking judges for upcoming ACPS secondary-level school science fair.
Schools closed on Monday, January 16 in honor of Martin Luther King Day and on Friday, January 20 for Inauguration Day. Stuck inside? Here is a great list of reading material about MLK and a list of poetry read at inaugurations.
On February 10, 2017, Alexandria City Public Schools will induct five outstanding athletes, including a star player of the 1971 State Championship football team memorialized in Remember the Titans and a student from the all-black Parker Gray High School who went on to coach for the Olympics, into the Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame will also honor a highly successful track coach and former Athletic Director of T.C. Williams High School.
As 2016 draws to a close and you plan for 2017, we have news you can use: the School Board has approved the academic calendars for the 2017-18 school year. Take a look!
Are you set up to receive email and text messages from ACPS in case of winter weather schedule changes? Learn the best ways to stay informed and get connected.
The School Board voted on Thursday to move funds initially allocated for the lease of a new school for the purchase of a new building in the West End at 1701 and 1705 North Beauregard Street.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Teacher of the Year Award. Details of the nomination process, instructions and required materials are listed here to help you with making your nominations. Nominate a teacher today!