The partnership between ACPS and The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences has been recognized by the Virginia Department of Education as an example of exemplary business partnerships in education.
Principal Pierrette Peters followed in the steps of the former First Lady of Virginia when she became the 2019 winner of the Milliken Award from Communities in Schools this week.
Charles Barrett first grader Riley Zwiselsberger and T.C. Williams junior Jonathan Morgan Petrini won Awards of Merit, placing them third in the U.S. at the National PTA’s Reflections arts contest. They are among only 200 winners from more than 300,000 entrants.
On Thursday night, the Board discussed The High School Project, changes to walk zones for high school students, restorative practices and also honored our ACPS 2019 Teacher, Principal and Support Staffer of the Year.
April Rodgers, physical education teacher and founding staff member at Ferdinand T. Day Elementary School, has been recognized for her powerful commitment to teaching life skills in her physical education classes and for her key contributions in opening Alexandria’s newest school last fall.
James Harrison is the first ever ACPS employee to be named Outstanding Support Staff Member of the Year. He has been honored for his commitment to students with disabilities.
Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology Kindergarten Teacher Deborah Haiman was commended for the way she used the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program to teach and encourage students. It’s the first time an individual has been highlighted by the federal auditor and singled out for a commendation.
T.C. Williams High School has earned the College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles. T.C. Williams is one of only eight public schools in Virginia and one of 490 schools in total to be recognized with this award — out of more than 18,000 secondary schools worldwide that offer AP courses.
T.C. Williams High School senior Ana Humphrey has won first place and $250,000 in the nation’s most prestigious science competition for her research into exoplanets. She surpassed more than 2,000 other students in the Regeneron Science Talent Search and is the first Hispanic student to receive the award in 20 years.
T.C. Williams seniors Paul Scheland and Paula Filios have come first and third in Virginia on the highest level of the National German Exam.
This year, for the first time, ACPS is recognizing an Outstanding Support Staff Member of the Year. This week we’re celebrating all of our nominees. Read what makes them outstanding. The winner will be announced in April.
T.C. Williams High School students walked out of the Alfred Street Baptist Church Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) College Festival with more than $150,000 in scholarships. Ja’Nae Corbin was one of them.