The members are playing a part in keeping the ancient art form alive.
Category: Minnie Howard
ACPS Teacher of the Year 2019-20 Nominees
Meet the next four of our 18 finalists! LaGina Gross from T.C. Williams Minnie Howard, Melanie Needels from Mount Vernon, Nicole Kertyzak from Maury, and Mary Breslin from George Washington Middle School.
Towards a Greener Future: Replacing Styrofoam with Compostable Trays
ACPS has begun piloting the use of compostable trays to replace Styrofoam at T.C. Williams High School and our middle school cafeterias. Dishwashers are also being installed in our elementary schools where space allows, ahead of a switch to reusable materials.
Here Are the Top Five Books Checked Out of the T.C. Williams and Minnie Howard Library During the Last Five Years
How many of these books have you crossed off your reading list?
Have an Eighth Grader Interested in STEM? Consider Applying for the STEM Academy
We’re now accepting applications for rising ninth graders to join the STEM Academy at Minnie Howard next school year. The deadline is March 27, 2020. Don’t miss your chance.
New, Searchable Online Program of Studies Now Available for Middle and High School Students
We’re excited to unveil a comprehensive list of more than 400 middle and high school courses for the 2020-21 school year, in our completely new, searchable online Program of Studies website. The process of academic advisement and course selection is beginning in all ACPS schools. Make sure you take a look today!
Lunch is on Them! Hoffman Family Clears Negative Balance Meal Accounts at T.C. and Minnie Howard
Titans are starting 2020 with a clean slate, thanks to the generosity of one Alexandria family.
School Board Approves Ten Year Plan to Update Schools
The Alexandria City School Board has approved a $530.7 million ten-year plan to continue to modernize ACPS schools while also funding facilities repairs to school infrastructure. See the list of scheduled modernization projects.
So Much to Cheer About at T.C. Williams! Titans Recognized for a Succession of Achievements
Kudos to our high school staff and students who are on a winning streak.
A Harrowing Journey Led a Child to ACPS. Years Later He Returned as a Teacher Using His Story to Inspire Others
Onelio Mencho-Aguilar tells his T.C. Williams International Academy students, “If I can succeed, so can you.”
Board Matters: Superintendent Proposes Ten-Year Vision for Equitable, Safe, Modern Facilities; Plus All the New Enrollment Numbers
Superintendent Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. presented a ten-year vision for the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budget that builds capacity across all grade levels, increases safety and security, modernizes facilities for the 21st century, and ensures equitable investment across all schools.
Board Matters: Swing Space, MacArthur Modernization, and Future Capital Priorities
This was a week where capital projects were high on the list for discussion. The School Board and City Council met to discuss capital project priorities for the next ten years, while the School Board dug into updates on the swing space project and the modernization of Douglas MacArthur Elementary School.
School Board Votes for One Connected High School
The Alexandria City School Board voted to endorse a one high school model for Alexandria on Thursday evening — keeping T.C. Williams High School at the heart of Alexandria’s education system.
The High School Project: Your Questions Answered
It is less than a week until the big vote on a way forward for our future high school students. We have more information to share about sites and costs and an updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section.
Four Options for the Future High School Presented to the School Board
The School Board will vote on the future of Alexandria’s high school educational programming on September 26. Get an update on the four options being considered.