School PTAs, community members and groups across Alexandria City Public Schools participated in Spring2ACTion on Wednesday, April 20. The result: more than $953,000 to upgrade technology, fund field trips and special programs, build library resources and renovate classrooms and playgrounds. Here is a snapshot of the results.
Meet the final round of teachers nominated for The Washington Post Outstanding Teacher Award. Over the past few weeks we have introduced each school’s nominee in the run up to the announcement of the overall ACPS winner. The winner will be announced in April.
Congressman John Lewis, representing Georgia’s 5th District, inspires students and staff at Jefferson-Houston School with the story of his very humble youth raising chickens on a farm, to his participation in the Civil Rights Movement, to his role in Congress today.
ACPS is shining a light on Karima Wade, the social worker at Jefferson-Houston School who helps our children and families thrive while also working with other school counselors to make students aware of options around bullying.
ACPS celebrated Read Across America Day with school reading activities, VIP guests and a social media contest. Congratulations to Lindsay Stuart, third-grade teacher at Jefferson-Houston School, who won $100 in books and literacy supplies for her classroom!
Congratulations to Ciara Rivera Zayas, 4th-grade student at Samuel Tucker Elementary School, and William Johnson Hemsley, 6th-grade student at Jefferson-Houston School, for winning the Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest.