Keep the learning alive this summer with on-campus courses, online courses and the AP Boot Camp
If you are the parent or guardian of an eighth-grade student, this post is for you. With the course selection process underway, we want to be sure that you’re aware of two outstanding academic opportunities for students interested in careers in health sciences or STEM.
Next year, ACPS will be offering close to 400 face-to-face and online course for students in grades six through twelve. What’s new? We will be launching MYCAP (Making Your Career and Academic Plan) to ensure our students are ready for life after graduation.
The Virginia Board of Education has revised state requirements for schools to meet accreditation and for students to graduate. The revisions will go into effect in the 2018-19 school year.
The Joint City Schools Facilities Investment Task Force shared its recommendations for the most urgent projects for Alexandria in the next few years.
See how ACPS staff and students prepped for #ACPSFirstDay with these fun and engaging countdown videos. We know it’s going to be a great one!
The first day of school is Tuesday, September 5 for all schools following a traditional academic calendar. Commit to an awesome year!
Summer reading is important for helping students to maintain and advance their reading skills and succeed in school. Learn about summer reading programs, including the mandatory summer reading project for rising and current middle school students.
Fifty-three ACPS science fair projects won awards at the Northern Virginia Regional Science Fair. Three projects advanced to the state-level, where Ana Humphrey took second place in the Physics category. Two teams will advance to a national science fair for middle school students in June. See the full list of winning projects and the students behind them.
Are you a science, technology, engineering or math geek? If so, we want to hear from you. ACPS is seeking judges for upcoming ACPS secondary-level school science fair.
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!
In honor of Veterans Day, ACPS held special activities in our schools to recognize and honor veterans of the U.S. military.
Meet the new Public Relations Liaison for your child’s school. Stay on top of all the happenings at your school via your school’s social media.
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.