The ACPS Special Education Parent Resource Center has compiled a series of videos about topics of interest to parents of students with special educational needs. View the third video in the series in English, Spanish, Amharic and Arabic.
World’s Leading Expert on Chimpanzees Inspires Students at T.C. Williams High School
Dr. Jane Goodall, considered the world’s foremost expert on chimpanzees, visited T.C. Williams High School on Friday to plant a tree and connect with students inspired by her Roots and Shoots program.
Mount Vernon Community School Classrooms Receive Surprise Make-over
Three classrooms at Mount Vernon Community School were given a surprise make-over by staff from the National Education Association.
Special Education Video Series: Children and Teens with Dyslexia and Other Reading Disorders
The ACPS Special Education Parent Resource Center has compiled a series of videos about topics of interest to parents of students with special educational needs. View the second video in the series in English, Spanish, Amharic and Arabic.
Support Fully Funding ACPS #TellCouncil
Read a letter from Alexandria City School Board Chair Karen Graf.
Celebrate the Week of the Young Child
This week is the Week of the Young Child. Spend three minutes to see why we value pre-K at ACPS. Then celebrate with us as we count down the days of the week with our preschoolers.
Patrick Henry Principal Named ACPS Principal of the Year
Patrick Henry Elementary School principal Ingrid Bynum has been named as ACPS Principal of the Year and a finalist for The Washington Post’s 2016 Principal of the Year. Watch a video of the surprise announcement.
Success Starts with Pre-K at ACPS
Read about the impact that preschool has on children prior to starting their elementary school education. Take three minutes to watch a video on how ACPS preschool classes help every student succeed.
Titans Team Advances to Final in Boat Design Competition
Congratulations to the T.C. Williams Titans STEMX team for being selected as one of four finalists in the 2016 Society for Naval Architects and Marine Engineers High School Boat Design Competition. Watch them explain the design of their whale-watching boat in a short video.
Special Education Video Series: Children and Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorders
The ACPS Special Education Parent Resource Center has compiled a series of videos about topics of interest to parents of students with special educational needs. View the first in the series in English, Spanish, Amharic and Arabic.
Cora Kelly Principal Named Virginia Principal of the Year
Brandon Davis, Principal of Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology, was named Virginia’s 2016 Distinguished Principal of the Year in a surprise ceremony staged by his staff and students on Wednesday. Watch a video of the surprise event.
Give Your Feedback on the Patrick Henry Project Designs
Give your feedback on the Patrick Henry Project initial designs by taking a survey on the importance of certain key features.
Virginia’s First Lady Visits William Ramsay Elementary School
Dorothy McAuliffe, First Lady of the Commonwealth, visited William Ramsay Elementary School to have breakfast with students and to launch National School Breakfast Week live on “Good Morning Washington.” See the photos and videos.
Kindergarten Registration Starts with an All-Elementary School Open House this Wednesday
Kindergarten registration for the 2016-17 school year begins with a Special 2016 Registration Kick-off Event this Wednesday, March 9, from 3 to 7 p.m. at all elementary schools. Watch a video showing what it is like to be in kindergarten.
Design Team Presents Initial Patrick Henry Project Designs
Initial designs for the new Patrick Henry School and recreation center were presented to the Patrick Henry Advisory Group on Wednesday evening. Learn more about the design options and ways to give your own feedback.