Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley has announced the appointment of Rachael R.B. Dischner as the principal of the new pre-K center to be housed at John Adams Elementary School.
Community members, school staff and students gathered on the site of the new Patrick Henry School and Recreation Center to help shovel the first dirt as part of the groundbreaking ceremony.
Congratulations to the ACPS staff members who retired in 2017. The retirees were honored at a ceremony last week, during which they were celebrated for their service to our schools, our students and our community.
Did you know that free meals will be available this summer to Alexandria residents 18 years and younger at 28 sites throughout ACPS and the City of Alexandria? Learn where to find free meals this summer and spread the word.
Charles Barrett Elementary School’s Adopt-a-Gym program has raised more than $10,300 to endow schools in need with equipment to run P.E. programs that help students develop lifelong healthy fitness habits. They were so successful that they were able to donate more than $1,000 of that sum to Alexandria’s Carpenter’s Shelter.
Participate in National Bike and Walk to School Day on Wednesday and learn about bicycling and pedestrian safety and education initiatives happening in and around our schools.
Mount Vernon Community School third-grade students, accompanied by Principal Peter Balas, School Board Chair Ramee Gentry and Vice Mayor Justin Wilson, hit the road last week to celebrate the successful completion of the Bicycling in the Schools (BITS) pilot program.
T.C. Williams High School senior Day’Quon Henderson has been named Washington D.C. Regional Youth Entrepreneur of the Year for the education app he developed.
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.
Congratulations to T.C. Williams graduate Noah Lyles who became a world record holder on Saturday. Noah broke the indoor 300-meter world record at the USA Track & Field Indoor Championships. #TitanPride
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.
ACPS inducted five outstanding athletes into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday night, including a star player in 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 football in the Olympics.
ACPS met, improved upon or remained consistent across 93 percent of all key performance indicators in the first year of reporting of the ACPS 2020 Strategic Plan and its six goal areas.
The Superintendent has proposed the leanest Operating Budget the school division has faced in years while maintaining the overall effectiveness of schools and supporting student achievement.