Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. returned to his alma mater to get a fresh perspective on school. See what he learned.
Category: International Academy
Towards a Greener Future: Replacing Styrofoam with Compostable Trays
ACPS has begun piloting the use of compostable trays to replace Styrofoam at T.C. Williams High School and our middle school cafeterias. Dishwashers are also being installed in our elementary schools where space allows, ahead of a switch to reusable materials.
A Harrowing Journey Led a Child to ACPS. Years Later He Returned as a Teacher Using His Story to Inspire Others
Onelio Mencho-Aguilar tells his T.C. Williams International Academy students, “If I can succeed, so can you.”
Athletico Displays Spirit and Determination to Win Championship
“A majority of our kids, has something that they are dealing with that’s pretty heavy,” said coach and school resource officer Johnny Larios.
Brotherhood Across Borders: How a T.C. Soccer Team United Cultures and Created a Family
Eleven nationalities speaking multiple languages play alongside each other as they attempt to figure out life in the U.S. Don’t miss this video featuring a special T.C. cameo!
Welcome to America
In the third of a series of videos documenting the lives of Alexandria’s diverse English learner community, we hear from three teachers at T.C. Williams High School International Academy: a “school within a school” dedicated to supporting our students to reach their potential.
Celebrating Our Diversity During National Hispanic Heritage Month and Beyond
In ACPS we have students who hail from 114 different countries and speak 119 different languages. We celebrate our diversity as a strength.
Four Options for the Future High School Presented to the School Board
The School Board will vote on the future of Alexandria’s high school educational programming on September 26. Get an update on the four options being considered.
T.C. Teachers Visit El Salvador to Learn More About the Lives of Their International Academy Students
For staff at T.C. Williams High School’s International Academy, the life their students lived before they reach the US is often something of a mystery. So, at the end of June, a team of International Academy educators embarked on a fact finding mission to El Salvador where 40% of current IA students are from.
T.C. Williams Sees 757 Students Graduate — a Quarter With Diploma in Non-Native Language
T.C. Williams High School saw 757 students graduate on Saturday, with more than a quarter earning a diploma in a language other than their native one.
Where Our Graduates Are Headed
This fall, 474 students from T.C. Williams High School will be heading off to dozens of colleges and military institutions. Find out where they’re going.
Portraits of Our Graduates
Our T.C. Williams High School Class of 2019 graduates come from a wide variety of backgrounds and have diverse goals. Each student has succeeded in their own way. Meet ten of our 2019 graduates!
Commonwealth Launches Virginia is for Learners
A new statewide initiative, Virginia is for Learners, will ensure all students are prepared for success after graduation.
Walk Zone Improvements Proposed for High School Students
ACPS is proposing to adjust the distance that high school students will need to walk to school next year. Starting in September 2019, all high school students will have to walk a maximum of 1.5 miles no matter where they live, if the changes are approved by the Alexandria City School Board.
Toying Around: Intern-Mechanic Makes it Real
This is the second in a series highlighting the stories of T.C. Williams High School students working in our community through internship programs. This week, we feature T.C. Williams High School junior Kevin Cartagena.