Enjoy These Highlights from 2017-18

For the last weekly edition of ACPS Express until late-August, we’re celebrating the amazing accomplishments of our students and staff throughout the division for awards they’ve won and recognition they’ve received over the past year, along with highlights of good news we’ve shared along the way. Enjoy!

Farewell Dr. Berlin, Welcome Dr. Hutchings!

Dr. Lois Berlin, Interim Superintendent, ACPS

This week, Interim Superintendent Lois F. Berlin completes her service with ACPS. Enjoy this special farewell message and be sure to wish her the best as she heads into retirement, again. On July 1, we welcome our new superintendent, Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Jr.!

T.C. Williams Celebrates Largest Graduation Cohort in Recent History and Huge Increase in Number of College-Bound Students

A joyful graduate throws his hands in the air during the ceremony

T.C. Williams celebrated the graduation of 793 students on Saturday, in a year in which the Class of 2018 will be remembered not only for the largest cohort of graduating students in T.C. Williams’ recent history, but also for the largest number of students in a single class heading to college ― a 58 percent increase on last year.

Budding Artists Show Off their Masterpieces in Gallery Walks

art work "Green Goddess" by 4th grader Nini Carranza Varela

Students were honored at an art showcase reception on Thursday night to celebrate the installation of their artwork in the School Board meeting room. Watch a video with highlights from the event and learn about the 160 additional student art pieces celebrated in Alexandria this month.

Free Meals Available for All Children This Summer

Female student holding lunch tray

This summer, free meals will be available to all Alexandria residents 18 years and younger at 31 sites throughout ACPS and the City of Alexandria. Find out where and spread the word.

New Vision for T.C. Athletics and Activities

TC Williams football player doing drills at practice

With a director and two new assistant directors positions – one focused on the daily operation of student athletics and one focused on strategic outreach – the enhanced leadership team will grow opportunities in line with the strategic goals of the high school and the school division, creating ongoing partnerships and increased opportunities for athletic and extracurricular activities.