Fourteen schools within ACPS are anticipated to be fully accredited for the 2018-19 school year — two more than last year, with William Ramsay Elementary School and Francis C. Hammond Middle School both attaining full accreditation status this year.
The new reading materials include more than 70,000 books, resources and other materials that are globally focused, culturally sensitive and suited to the needs of our diverse student population.
Join the Academic Calendar Committee and collaborate in the development of the 2019-20 academic calendar.
Do you remember your first day of school? You won’t want to miss these ACPS kindergarteners as they experience their very first day in the classroom.
Back-to-School Night is coming right up. View the list of Back-to-School Nights by school and get tips for how to make the most of them.
Elementary students will get more recess time this school year thanks to student wellness policy changes approved by the School Board last June. In addition, the policy now also includes weather-related guidelines for when to hold recess and other student activities outdoors.
The first day of the 2018-19 school year saw smiling students, excited teachers, happy parents and a new school. Enjoy!
For the last weekly edition of ACPS Express until late-August, we’re celebrating the amazing accomplishments of our students and staff throughout the division for awards they’ve won and recognition they’ve received over the past year, along with highlights of good news we’ve shared along the way. Enjoy!
Students were honored at an art showcase reception on Thursday night to celebrate the installation of their artwork in the School Board meeting room. Watch a video with highlights from the event and learn about the 160 additional student art pieces celebrated in Alexandria this month.
This summer, free meals will be available to all Alexandria residents 18 years and younger at 31 sites throughout ACPS and the City of Alexandria. Find out where and spread the word.
Each spring, the Scholarship Fund of Alexandria teams up with families and community members to host parties as a way of honoring exemplary ACPS staff and raising scholarship funds. View the list of parties and buy tickets or make a donation online to help meet the $3,000 threshold for a scholarship in an honoree’s name.
Set a reminder to participate in Spring2ACTion this Wednesday and support our students, our schools and the organizations that support them. View the list and donate online today.
Hear from each of the teachers nominated for the ACPS Teacher of the Year Award why they teach, in their own words.