This new regular item in ACPS Express will help keep you up-to-date with the discussions that take place at the School Board meetings and the decisions that are made there.
Category: ACPS 2020
Survey Responses Reflect Higher Rate of Trust and Mutual Respect Between ACPS and Community
With a 44 percent increase in respondents over last year, the ACPS 2020 survey results show gains all around. But it also highlights some areas that still need work. Get details about the results and learn how your feedback will be used to help ensure that every student succeeds.
Students to Get More Recess Time this School Year
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.
ACPS SOL Results Remain Consistent, With Gains in Writing
Standards of Learning (SOL) results released by the Commonwealth of Virginia on Wednesday show that pass rates for ACPS remain fairly consistent with recent years.
What Does the Budget Mean for Your Child’s Educational Experience Next School Year?
The Alexandria City School Board has passed a budget that focuses on ensuring all classrooms have the teachers and materials they need to match growing enrollment, while attracting and retaining the best teaching staff for the future. But what does it mean for your child?
Free Meals Available for All Children This Summer
This summer, free meals will be available to all Alexandria residents 18 years and younger at 31 sites throughout ACPS and the City of Alexandria. Find out where and spread the word.
New Vision for T.C. Athletics and Activities
With a director and two new assistant directors positions – one focused on the daily operation of student athletics and one focused on strategic outreach – the enhanced leadership team will grow opportunities in line with the strategic goals of the high school and the school division, creating ongoing partnerships and increased opportunities for athletic and extracurricular activities.
Two ACPS High-Flyers Win 40 Under 40 Awards
Two ACPS employees are among the 40 leaders and innovators being celebrated as part of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce 2017 40 Under 40.
Titan Overcomes Childhood Challenges and Becomes Top Scholarship Recipient
T.C. Williams senior Anya Faruki shares the story of how a difficult and painful childhood set her on a course to success.
Last Chance to Take the ACPS 2020 Survey!
You are almost out of time to let us know how we are doing through the ACPS 2020 survey before it closes tonight!
Time is Running Out. Make Your Voice Count Today.
There is just one week left to take the survey before it closes on Monday, April 30. The survey gives ACPS an idea about what we are doing right and what we can do better. Don’t miss out on the chance to let your voice be heard and encourage others to do the same.
We Want to Hear From You: Take the ACPS 2020 Survey
Here is your chance to let your voice be heard. ACPS is seeking community feedback on our division as a whole and on the implementation of the ACPS 2020 strategic plan.
Do You Have What it Takes to Become a Teacher?
If you’ve ever considered becoming a teacher, here’s an opportunity to get the information you need to decide if it would be a good fit for you.
Find Out About What it Means to be Fiscally Responsible – From a Student Perspective, the Fun Way!
ACPS chief financial officer and a fifth grade MacArthur student discuss how APCS ensures effective and efficient operations and stewardship of taxpayer funds.
Integrating More Movement into the Classroom
ACPS’ efforts to incorporate more physical activity into our students’ school day just got a giant boost, thanks to grants totaling more than $35,000 from Running Brooke’s Move2Learn program.