Principal Bynum and students from Patrick Henry Elementary School were selected to participate in the My Brother’s Keeper Symposium at the White House in recognition of the commendable work that has been done over the past several years at their school to advance academic achievement towards closing the gap.
Author: Carolyn Semedo-Strauss
Meet Your School’s Public Relations Liaison
Meet the new Public Relations Liaison for your child’s school. Stay on top of all the happenings at your school via your school’s social media.
View the Presidential Race from Inside ACPS Classrooms
See how ACPS teachers and students take advantage of teaching and learning opportunities concerning the presidential election by bringing a discussion around the campaigns into the classroom.
Your Input is Wanted on the 2017-18 Academic Calendars
The process to develop the 2017-18 academic calendar has begun and ACPS is looking for your feedback. Please take a few moments to review the draft calendar and submit your comments.
Get Involved in Important Issues Impacting Our Schools. Join an Advisory Committee.
Here is an opportunity to take your involvement in our community to the next level and have an impact on key issues impacting our schools.
George Mason Elementary School Welcomes New Interim Assistant Principal
Kathy Bruce will serve as Interim Assistant Principal at George Mason Elementary School for the remainder of this school year.
Meeting the Needs of All Students through a Multi-Tier Support System
Learn how the Multi-Tier Support System approach works in meeting the needs of all students and the measures that are in place to meet the needs of those who require additional supports.
ACPS Marks National Bullying Prevention Month
ACPS is raising awareness about bullying and is committed to bringing an end to bullying in our school division. Throughout the month of October, staff at every school are engaging students in activities that educate, inform and empower students to recognize and respond appropriately to bullying behavior.
Students Came Out in Droves for International Walk-to-School Day
See how schools, families and the community came together on a gorgeous fall morning to celebrate International Walk-to-School Day
T.C. Williams Senior Named 2017 National Merit Semifinalist
T.C. Williams High School senior and former George Mason Elementary School student Sierra Arnold has been named as a semifinalist in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Corporation program. Watch a video of her talking about how she achieved this success.
ACPS Welcomes New Director of School, Business and Community Partnerships
ACPS welcomes Anthony “Kurt” Huffman, a Virginia native who has returned to his roots.
What Are Your Priorities for 2018? How Would You Resolve Secondary Capacity Issues?
Join us at the budget forum on Thursday, October 6 to weigh in on a discussion of secondary capacity issues, your budget priorities and other topics related to the 2017-18 budget.
ACPS Expands Reach to Meet Needs of Diverse School Population
ACPS welcomes a new bilingual community outreach specialist who is working closely with schools and families to close the communication gap with families for whom English is not their first language. We have also made other changes to improve communication with all our families this school year. Read about them all and engage with us!
ACPS Celebrates the U.S. Constitution at City Hall
Students from Mt. Vernon Community School, Jefferson-Houston School, Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School and Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy joined Superintendent Alivn L. Crawley and School Board Chair Karen Graf in celebrating the U.S. Constitution.
Governor McAuliffe Starts School Year with a Visit to T.C. Williams International Academy
Arriving by helicopter at Chinquapin, Governor Terry McAuliffe kicked off the start of the school year at T.C. Williams with high praise for the International Academy.