ACPS encourages celebrating the differences and unique gifts and abilities of each person every day to create a culture of mutual respect and equal opportunities for all students, including those who are differently-abled.
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.
October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Be aware and take a stand against bullying.
Bring new or gently used backpacks, coats, jackets, hats and gloves to the ACPS Transportation Department on Saturday, October 14 to be donated to families in need. Non-perishable food items are also being collected.
Time is running out to apply to join the committee that will recommend names for the new West End Elementary School. Apply today!
As we enter the next phase in the implementation of new emergency response procedures and language, some school and central office staff will be participating in training this month.
Join us on Walk-to-School Day on October 4 and share your experience with us on Facebook and Twitter!
Although there is no school for students on October 9, our teachers will be active learning all day as they engage in professional development opportunities.
Join the Academic Calendar Committee and collaborate in the development of the 2018-19 academic calendar.
Today is the last day to participate in the Superintendent Leadership Profile Survey. Five minutes is all it takes. Take the survey today!
Learn-to-ride and bicycling safety skills program is expanding to seven elementary schools this year. And, Francis C. Hammond Middle School will receive biking and walking safety skills education as part of the Safe Routes to Schools initiative.
Students from Samuel Tucker Elementary School, Mount Vernon Community School, Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy and Jefferson-Houston School performed at City Hall for Constitution Week. Watch the videos of our young performers!
Thirteen schools within ACPS received state accreditation for the 2017-18 school year, with the accreditation status of schools remaining largely unchanged from the previous year.
Attend one of two Superintendent Search Forums tonight at 7 p.m. at George Washington Middle School or John Adams Elementary School and let your voice be heard.