Nominate a Teacher for the 2017 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Teacher of the Year Award. Details of the nomination process, instructions and required materials are listed here to help you with making your nominations. Nominate a teacher today!

ACPS Marks National Bullying Prevention Month

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ACPS is raising awareness about bullying and is committed to bringing an end to bullying in our school division. Throughout the month of October, staff at every school are engaging students in activities that educate, inform and empower students to recognize and respond appropriately to bullying behavior.

Need a Little Light Relief Before SOLs?

The SOLs are a serious business, but staff at Douglas MacArthur Elementary School helped to lighten things up for their students. Students across ACPS: get plenty of rest, a good breakfast, put on comfortable clothing, get to school on time, but more than anything, watch this video and smile!

Schools Raise Thousands Through Spring2ACTion

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.

A Day Full of Fall Fun Across ACPS

MacArthur Stars painted pumpkins in the fall sunshine after completing their Walk for the Homeless, Francis C. Hammond students and staff headed off to Boo! at The White House, courtesy of the U.S. Department of Education, while other schools planted bulbs and hosted book parades. See our roundup of the #FallFun!