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
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.
Each ACPS school has put forward their pick for our division’s annual crown. Only one will then go forward to the Washington Post’s annual Teacher of the Year competition. Meet our first four finalists from Charles Barrett, Cora Kelly, William Ramsay and Francis C. Hammond.
Wilmer Carranza gives thanks to his mother for the sacrifices she made and says she is the inspiration behind everything he does. Now, by becoming the first in his family to go to college, he hopes to create a legacy.
Tracy Young, a groundbreaking talent, gives credit to the diversity of T.C. Williams for teaching her about the world.
Our Parent Liaison has gone above and beyond to help support generations of families in our city. She has now been recognized for her tireless efforts to help families at Mount Vernon Community School.
Thousands apply from cities across the US each year for a chance of a full tuition scholarship worth $250,000.
“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.”
$60,000 will go to fund our Literacy Out Loud project, thanks to the nonprofit First Book and their OMG Books Grant Awards.
“A majority of our kids, has something that they are dealing with that’s pretty heavy,” said coach and school resource officer Johnny Larios.
Our support staff are so important to the success of our schools. Help us show them how much we value their contribution.