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.
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.
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.
Former Chair of the Republican National Committee Michael Steele visited T.C. Williams High School to talk to students about the 2016 U.S election.
The Alexandria City School Board voted to add $46 million to the Capital Improvement Program Budget for FY 2018-27 to fund the purchase and retrofit of office space to be used as temporary swing space accommodating staff and students during the modernization program of other school buildings.
If you missed the Alexandria’s 46th Scottish Walk on Saturday, don’t worry. You can recap all the fun and celebration in one minute with this video.