ACPS will expand its Virtual PLUS+ program to include up to 350 full-day spots for vulnerable students in the fall, thanks to new funding from the City of Alexandria.
Category: News Release
ACPS Welcomes New Hires for New Organizational Structure
This month we welcome a series of new senior leaders who will fulfill the new roles established through the organizational restructuring announced in January 2020.
Renaming of T.C. Williams High School to be Considered by School Board
On Friday, July 10, the Alexandria City School Board will begin the process of officially considering the request to change the name of T.C. Williams High School. Learn more about the public engagement process and see the FAQs.
Reopening Planning Process; Summer Learning Starts Monday
ACPS Express, July 1, 2020: Reopening Planning Process • Get Ready for Summer Learning • Equity for All 2025 Strategic Plan Approved • ACPS Partnership with Virginia Tech
School Board Approves Operating Budget That is Aligned with City Manager’s Proposal
The Alexandria City School Board approved an Operating Budget for the 2020-21 school year focused on supporting students socially, emotionally and academically, and that the City Manager has recommended that City Council fund in full.
“Forest” Concept Selected for New MacArthur
The School Board has voted to move forward with the “Forest” concept for the new Douglas MacArthur Elementary School building, citing its alignment with the community’s desire to have a strong connection between the school and nature.
“Phenomenal Experience” — T.C. Williams JROTC Cadet Attends State of the Union as Senator Kaine’s Guest
Nicole Rosario-Flores, a student at T.C. Williams High School, was picked by the senator after he visited the school last month.
ACPS Awarded Grant to Turn School Buses Green
ACPS has been awarded a grant to begin a transition to environmentally friendly school buses.
Superintendent Proposes Operating Budget that Focuses on Social, Emotional and Academic Learning for All Students
Superintendent Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. has proposed an Operating Budget that aims to focus on social, emotional and academic learning, increase graduation rates, reduce chronic absenteeism and improving literacy levels next school year.
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.
T.C. Remembers Legendary Titan Coach
Herman Boone, iconic former head coach of the T.C. Williams High School 1971 championship football team, passed away on December 18, surrounded by his family and friends at the age of 84. Memorial services will be held on December 27 and 28.
“Inspirational” T.C. Williams Teacher Kimberly Wilson Named CTE National Teacher of the Year
“I want to be an inspiration to my students. Perhaps in ten or twenty years, I will be able to see one of my children – my students – walking across that stage.”
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.
After 77 Years, Douglas MacArthur Elementary School Begins Full Modernization
It’s the beginning of a new era and we want your collaboration as we plan the new facility.
Athletes Representing T.C. Williams Past, Present and Future Inducted into the Hall of Fame
Trailblazing athletes, who set the stage for the desegregation of Alexandria City Public Schools, were recognized for the pivotal role they played in our history on Thursday night during a jubilant 2019 Athletic Hall of Fame event.