John Adams Elementary School celebrated 50 years since it opened by burying a time capsule to be dug up in another 50 years’ time.
Discipline data has shown that the implementation of restorative practices has had a marked impact on reducing suspensions at T.C. Williams High School and contributed to creating a positive school climate.
Two sets of siblings power the teams from Douglas MacArthur and George Washington Middle School that are headed for the World Finals in the Odyssey of the Mind competition, a first for ACPS.
Saturday night saw smiles and a few tears as T.C. Williams High School scholarship recipients celebrated their achievements with donors at the Annual Scholarship Fund Spring Benefit Gala. The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria is aiming to raise more than $1 million in scholarships to help T.C. students in 2017.
ACPS announces five winners of the Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award for their valuable contributions to our schools.
Matthew Maury Elementary School celebrated the opening of their new playground on Friday with a balloon-filled ribbon cutting ceremony.
If you only take one survey this year, make it this one! ACPS is seeking community feedback on the implementation of its ACPS 2020 strategic plan. Make your voice heard.
Jefferson-Houston joins Francis C. Hammond and George Washington Middle Schools as the latest ACPS school to be recognized for its counseling program.
Francis C. Hammond wins the Virginia Breakfast Challenge for its incredible gains in student participation in the Breakfast in the Classroom program.
Patricia Zissios, principal of Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy, has been honored with the Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals Don Lacey Award for Excellence
Matthew Maury Elementary School’s music teacher Laura Koss has been named 2017 ACPS Teacher of the Year and finalist for The Washington Post Outstanding Teacher of the Year.
Mount Vernon Community School principal Peter Balas has been named as ACPS Principal of the Year and a finalist for The Washington Post’s 2017 Principal of the Year.
We are looking for feedback on the Student Code of Conduct, the guide for students, families and staff that provides a uniform code of conduct that sets expectations for students for attendance and behavior. Please take the brief survey online.
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.