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Supe’s Spotlight Video Message

ACPS Superintendent Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. shares information with the ACPS community in his first “Supe’s Spotlight” video message of 2022. 

ACPS VIP Awards

ACPS presented VIP Awards in the category of Licensed Specialists in our school division this month. Four employees who exhibit “Vision, Integrity and Passion” have been selected from the nominations submitted in this category.

Review of New CDC Guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been updating its COVID-19 guidance over the past month, and ACPS has made these updates to the information resources that families and staff can access on the ACPS Health & Safety Guidelines web page

ACPS Red Ribbon Award Winners

Caitlin Feehely, a junior at Alexandria City High School, and Ashly Isabel Luna Jimenez, a kindergarten student from William Ramsay Elementary School, have been selected as the 2021 Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest ACPS elementary and high school winners.

School Board Meeting Summary

As part of its meeting on Thurs., Jan. 20, the School Board hosted a public hearing on the Combined Funds Fiscal Year 2023 budget. Following the meeting, the Board transitioned to a Work Session on the FY 2023 budget.

Virginia School Principal Appreciation Week

The ACPS community benefits year-round from the leadership of our school principals, and it is a pleasure to thank and highlight them during Virginia School Principal Appreciation Week, Jan. 8-14.

ACPS Winter Weather Communications

The safety of our students and staff is our number one priority when considering school closures during a winter weather situation. We take multiple factors into consideration, including regional closures, staffing, operations, and inclement weather.

More Stories from the Week

More Stories from the Week

Alexandria City Science Fair 2022 & Volunteer Opportunity • Calendar Reminder: MLK Day • ACPS Receives Funding for STEMinist Club for Middle School Girls

New Members Inducted to the ACPS School Board

Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) welcomed new members to the Alexandria City School Board during a virtual induction ceremony on Jan. 4, 2022. The nine 2022-25 School Board members were elected in November 2021 and were sworn in to assume their responsibilities to adopt policy for the daily operation of schools and ensure that school laws are properly explained, enforced, and observed.