New Accreditation Requirements Focus on Student Growth

graduate with balloons

The new Virginia Board of Education revised state requirements around accreditation and graduation, which provide a more comprehensive picture of school quality while focusing on student growth, will go into effect in the 2018-19 school year.

Get Inspiration from the Two Reflections Winners Headed to States

Adelaide Flint and Peyton Marcy

Congratulations to Adelaide Flint and Peyton Marcy, who will head to the state level of the National PTA Reflections Art, and the many other students who competed in the Northern Virginia district level contest.

Free Film Screening and Discussion for Day of Remembrance

Japanese teenager incarcerated

Enjoy an afternoon of learning, compliments of the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History. On February 18 the museum will host a free screening of the film “Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight For Justice,” in conjunction with the museum’s exhibition, “Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II,” in observance of the Day of Remembrance.


Talented and Gifted Plan Underway

Talented and Gifted Plan Update

The development of the ACPS Talented and Gifted (TAG) Revised Local Plan for 2019-2023 is underway and will incorporate feedback obtained through a year-long evaluation and from staff and community members received through question and answer sessions following the release of the evaluation last fall.