How to Talk to Your Children About Difficult Events

Given the recent events in Buffalo, New York, and Ulvade, Texas, as well as in Alexandria City, ACPS wants to provide families with resources to support conversations and discussions with their children about these events.

ACPS and PTAC Partner on Vaccine Outreach

The ACPS Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center partnered with the Alexandria PTA Council (PTAC) to produce videos of parents and guardians who share how they came to the decision to vaccinate their children against COVID-19.

ACPS Stands Up Against Gun Violence June 3-5, 2022

As our nation processes the tragic loss of students and teachers to gun violence in Texas this week, Alexandria City Public Schools joins with community partners to stand against gun violence by wearing orange to recognize this year’s Wear Orange Weekend.

ACPS Teacher Receives State Math Educator Award

Congratulations to Charles Barrett Elementary School’s Stephanie Kessinger, who has been selected as a Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics William C. Lowry Math Educator of the Year recipient.

Summer Learning Registration

ACPS is preparing for Summer Learning 2022 and has some friendly reminders for families who received the May 13, 2022, ACPS message about the program and are interested in registering their students. The registration deadline is May 25, 2022.