At Mount Vernon Community School, parents are reaching out to one another across cultures.
Within ACPS, we are fortunate to have two elementary schools that utilize the immersion method of language acquisition to teach both English and Spanish together.
It’s not just our children who can benefit when language learned in school is shared. The whole family can benefit. Hear from a Mount Vernon student and her mother learning together.
It’s been two years since ACPS was awarded a grant to set up an after-school club for students who need a little extra support. Thanks to additional federal funding, we are expanding on its success!
It’s been eight years in the making but Mount Vernon Community School now has a play garden to be proud of.
If ACPS’ Instructional Specialist for Health, Physical Education and Family Life Education achieves his goal, every elementary school in our division will have its own set of stationary bikes within two years.
Did you notice how sparkly our schools looked on the first day of school on Tuesday? ACPS used the first day of school to launch its First Impressions Campaign to ensure that all our schools are welcoming places for all our families — not just in the first week of school, but every day of the school year.
Thursday night’s School Board meeting was full of recognitions, including the student poets laureate from MacArthur, Mount Vernon and T.C. Williams. There was also an important update on the plan to transition schools to outsourced operational services.
If you are the parent or guardian of a child who will be heading to kindergarten this fall, this information is for you. Kindergarten registration season starts next week. Are you ready?
ACPS needs your input on family engagement in our schools. Complete the survey before it closes on Friday, March 29.
This year, for the first time, ACPS is recognizing an Outstanding Support Staff Member of the Year. This week we’re celebrating all of our nominees. Read what makes them outstanding. The winner will be announced in April.
When we think of the things that have the biggest impact on the success of a child, we think about the teacher. So, following the School Board’s approval of the Superintendent’s proposed budget last week, we are asking, “Does money really make a difference?”
Meet the exceptional ACPS elementary teachers nominated for the ACPS Teacher of the Year award and The Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award, and read why their students, families and colleagues believe they deserve recognition.
ACPS announced formal plans to take steps to partner with Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) on an Early College High School program as part of the new Connected High School Network to be set up through The High School Project. Early College will allow students the opportunity to graduate with an associate degree from NOVA at the same time as they graduate from T.C. Williams.