ACPS Express 9/23/2020: Planning for the Transition Back into our Schools • Board Votes to Consider Maury Name Change • Community Read-Ins Begin this Week • TAG Update • Facilities Work …and more.
ACPS Express 9/16/2020: Are Kindergarten Zoom Hours Too Long? • MAP Growth Academic Screener • Redefining the Titans: T.C. Williams Community Outreach Begins • ACPS/Alexandria Police Department Annual Community Review …and more.
ACPS Express 9/8/2020: Getting Connected for the First Week of 2020-21! • See How the First Day of Virtual PLUS+ Went • Food Distribution Updates • Learning Tips for Parents …and more.
ACPS Express 9/2/2020: Tech Training Videos and the Family Helpdesk • Internet Access for Families • Attendance Requirements • Free Food Access for All to Continue Through Dec. • Back to School Guide …and more.
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.
ACPS Express 8/26/2020: Chromebook/Tablet Distribution • Multilingual Helpline Starts Aug. 31 • Back-to-School Forms Coming Aug. 31 • Family Webinar Series • Virtual PLUS+ for Middle, High School, EL & Special Ed
ACPS Express 8/19/2020: Take a Look at the Virtual PLUS+ School Day • Multilingual Virtual PLUS+ Helpline Will be Live Soon • Child Care Options • Food Access Updates • Learning Pods and Class Placements
Today, the Virtual PLUS+ Reopening Plan was submitted to the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), as required before the start of school on Sept. 8. See the full document.
ACPS Express, Aug. 12, 2020: Sample Student Schedules for Virtual PLUS+ • ACPS Teachers Recognized for Outstanding Work • Get Tech Ready for the First Day of School • SAT, PSAT and ACT Testing Updates
The School Board has now approved the Virtual PLUS+ model for the fall. Virtual PLUS+ includes enhanced support in five key areas: learning, technology, child care, food access, and a live multilingual phone helpline. Learn more.
ACPS Express, Aug. 5, 2020: Take the Reopening Support Poll • School Board Public Hearings on the Reopening Plan • Your Initial Questions on Virtual PLUS+ Answered • Kindergarten Prep is now ‘Kindergarten Kickoff’
Following months of collaboration, ACPS has determined the most feasible reopening model to begin the 2020-21 academic year. Virtual PLUS+ is a robust online learning experience that will engage students 100% virtually and provide additional supports for students, staff and families. Take the Fall 2020 Reopening Supports Poll to let us know what support you need under this model.
ACPS Express, July 29, 2020: Most Feasible Reopening Model to be Announced on Friday • School Board Public Hearings on the Reopening Plan • VHSL Delays Start of Sports Season • GWMS Student Receives African American History Award • New Early Childhood Special Education Coordinator
See an update on our reopening planning, including information on our Cross-Functional Planning Teams, engagement across our community, prototypes of hybrid and virtual models, and next steps.