We have worked hard this fall and are ready to relax, spend time with friends and family and have fun, following all health and safety protocols! Best wishes for an enjoyable winter break to all ACPS students, staff and families.
As we head into winter break, ACPS would like to remind everyone of the critical health and safety measures needed to reduce the transmission of COVID-19.
The Dec. 16 School Board meeting will be the final one for six Board members who have completed their terms serving on the Alexandria City School Board.
Families requesting meals from ACPS over winter break are reminded that the meals can be picked up on Tues., Dec. 21, at Alexandria City High School (ACHS), located at 3330 King Street.
Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines are now available for five to 11-year-olds. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, previously approved for everyone over 12 years old, now has a version specifically made for children ages five to 11.
Following the Superintendent’s video message in the Dec. 10 ACPS Express and a previous email message to families on safety and security in schools, Dr. Hutchings recorded a video on safety and security that was shared with secondary students in school this week.
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On Dec. 7, Superintendent Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. sent a message via email to staff and families to remind our school community about ACPS school safety and security. In this video, Dr. Hutchings addresses ACPS’ commitment to taking the actions necessary to safeguard the physical well-being and mental health of our students and staff, and emphasizes that everyone in our school community plays a role in helping to keep our schools safe.
Gov. Ralph Northam launched his “Thank You, Virginia” tour at Alexandria City High School (ACHS) Monday, announcing that he will propose a two-year state budget with record funding for public education, including a 10 percent pay raise for teachers.
While our area has yet to experience much winter weather in the 2021-22 school year, ACPS has planned for the days when in-person instruction may not be possible. The ACPS Express edition on Dec. 3 explained the winter weather decisions and communications so families understand the notification process and the continuation of learning during these unforeseen winter weather conditions.
ACPS family members between the ages of two and 18 are eligible for meals from our school division over the winter break. Families can receive four days of breakfast and lunch per child.
Margaret Browne joined Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) this month as the Director of Recruitment and Retention for the Department of Human Resources (HR). Ms. Browne has worked in education since 2006 and is experienced in HR competencies and strategies, including training, resource development and critical evaluation.
Alexandria City High School (ACHS) student Abdelrahman Abdelsadig has earned a full ride to college with the QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship. The Class of 2022 senior joins two ACHS students from the Class of 2021 in achieving this honor.
The Fine Arts Program of the School of Design and Art at Marymount University is seeking submissions for a Juried Student Art Exhibition for grades 9–12.