ACPS is in the midst of selecting new secondary mathematics textbooks and materials that can be adopted once the final budget is passed and funds are available in July. We would like your input.
This year, for the first time, ACPS is recognizing an Outstanding Support Staff Member of the Year. This week we’re celebrating all of our nominees. Read what makes them outstanding. The winner will be announced in April.
This week, meet the outstanding ACPS secondary teachers nominated for the ACPS Teacher of the Year award and The Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award, and read why their students, families and colleagues believe they deserve recognition.
When we think of the things that have the biggest impact on the success of a child, we think about the teacher. So, following the School Board’s approval of the Superintendent’s proposed budget last week, we are asking, “Does money really make a difference?”
ACPS announced formal plans to take steps to partner with Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) on an Early College High School program as part of the new Connected High School Network to be set up through The High School Project. Early College will allow students the opportunity to graduate with an associate degree from NOVA at the same time as they graduate from T.C. Williams.
Last week, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. shared his vision for how to make ACPS the best it has ever been. This week, he reviews the importance of implementing that plan to bring it to life.
In our final article commemorating the 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education and Alexandria’s long journey to desegregation, we turn our attention to the community activism it took to made strides towards equity in Alexandria. Learn about the Secret Seven, a group of men resolved to end the systemic racism in Alexandria in the 1960s.
As we mark ten years since the launch of AVID in ACPS, we look at the journey of Ana Blanco: one student who was there at the very start.
The course selection process for rising middle and high school students starts this week. ACPS offerings span the spectrum — from strong academic programming, college-level and credit-bearing courses, Career and Technical Education to college-readiness programs so that students have access to the courses, resources and supports they need to reach their goals for college, career and life. Learn more.
The Board has empowered the superintendent to move forward with planning for a Connected High School Network that includes the modernization of the T.C. Williams Minnie Howard Campus, while also exploring the feasibility of a second comprehensive high school.
Get an overview of all the ACPS summer school and enrichment programs that will be offered for students from kindergarten through high school on campuses throughout ACPS.
This Thursday, the School Board will be asked to vote on a connected high school network as the expansion strategy to address Alexandria’s high school capacity needs. But what does that mean? We have created a list of Frequently Asked Questions to help explain what it means (and doesn’t mean).
With the upcoming cold weather, we would like to remind you how to stay informed about school closings or delayed openings.
T.C. Williams Senior Jerome Maquiling defended his views on immigration at the same time his mother was taking the oath to become a U.S. citizen. He was part of the team that won the regional championship of We the People competition.