Each year this program ensures that students who would otherwise not receive gifts have a wonderful holiday season. Sign up to sponsor a student and help spread holiday cheer.
As we prepare to break for the Thanksgiving holiday, here are words of thanks and gratitude from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. to each and every one of you — our families, our community members, our partners in the City of Alexandria and our community organizations. In order for our students to succeed, it takes each and every one of us. Thank you!
Fourteen schools within ACPS are anticipated to be fully accredited for the 2018-19 school year — two more than last year, with William Ramsay Elementary School and Francis C. Hammond Middle School both attaining full accreditation status this year.
Join the Academic Calendar Committee and collaborate in the development of the 2019-20 academic calendar.
We surveyed students about their school dining experience and, incorporating their feedback, we’re bringing more fresh fruit and vegetables, high-quality proteins and broader selections of healthy food options to our schools.
Do you remember your first day of school? You won’t want to miss these ACPS kindergarteners as they experience their very first day in the classroom.
Back-to-School Night is coming right up. View the list of Back-to-School Nights by school and get tips for how to make the most of them.
Elementary students will get more recess time this school year thanks to student wellness policy changes approved by the School Board last June. In addition, the policy now also includes weather-related guidelines for when to hold recess and other student activities outdoors.
The first day of the 2018-19 school year saw smiling students, excited teachers, happy parents and a new school. Enjoy!
Get current information about applying for free and reduced-price meals for the new school year, payment for meals when there are insufficient funds on a student’s account, and about free breakfast this year at certain schools.
With the opening of the new Ferdinand T. Day School, this fall more talented teachers are joining ACPS than usual. Please join us in welcoming them all and take a moment to learn a little bit about a few.
For the last weekly edition of ACPS Express until late-August, we’re celebrating the amazing accomplishments of our students and staff throughout the division for awards they’ve won and recognition they’ve received over the past year, along with highlights of good news we’ve shared along the way. Enjoy!
Students were honored at an art showcase reception on Thursday night to celebrate the installation of their artwork in the School Board meeting room. Watch a video with highlights from the event and learn about the 160 additional student art pieces celebrated in Alexandria this month.