Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley has been honored as one of the top leaders in the region making a difference in education.
Meet the second half of the teachers nominated for The Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award. Stay tuned for the announcement of the overall ACPS winner to be announced in April.
ACPS will be launching a new website this Friday, March 3. The new website focuses on two criteria – usability and accessibility.
The Alexandria City School Board voted to approve a Combined Funds Budget of $286.1 million on Thursday night. “Now is the time for our funders to demonstrate a relentless commitment to public education by fully funding this budget at the requested level,” said the Superintendent.
The School Board has transferred $5.7m to the Patrick Henry School Project, taking the final cost to $48.2m.
The Marine Corp Marathon sponsor has donated $1,000 each to James K. Polk and George Mason Elementary Schools in recognition of their high-levels of participation in last year’s Kid’s Run.
Our role at ACPS is to keep our students safe and able to learn at all times. In light of recent discussions around immigration, ACPS has been taking actions to make sure that these values are upheld, in line with our policies on harassment, bullying, inclusiveness and equity.
Meet the first half of the teachers nominated for The Washington Post Outstanding Teacher Award. Next week we will introduce the second half of the teachers that were nominated in the run up to the announcement of the overall ACPS winner, which will be announced in March.
Students from the International Academy at T.C. Williams High School have partnered with the Young Playwright’s Theater to adapt their unique stories of struggle and immigration published in a book last year into productions for the stage.
Students in Alexandria Symphony’s Sympatico program at John Adams Elementary School are composing their own original work as part of a week-long intensive workshop this week.
New elementary school boundaries have been approved by the School Board and will be implemented in Fall 2018. In addition, School Board policies affecting whether a student is affected by redistricting or not have been implemented. View an interactive map and a policy chart to see how your child may be impacted.
See how schools throughout ACPS are celebrating Black History Month through art, music and writing and with special guests.
ACPS inducted five outstanding athletes into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday night, including a star player in the 1971 State Championship football team memorialized in Remember the Titans and a student from the all-black Parker-Gray High School who went on to coach football in the Olympics.
Congratulations to three ACPS teachers who have received or renewed their National Board Certification – the teaching profession’s highest mark of accomplishment.