ACPS Express EXTRA EDITION 10/16/2020: Updated Phased Reopening Plans for Quarter 2
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Get Ready for the First Day of School
ACPS Express 9/2/2020: Tech Training Videos and the Family Helpdesk • Internet Access for Families • Attendance Requirements • Free Food Access for All to Continue Through Dec. • Back to School Guide …and more.
Chromebook/Tablet Distribution, Digital Meal Passes, and more
ACPS Express 8/26/2020: Chromebook/Tablet Distribution • Multilingual Helpline Starts Aug. 31 • Back-to-School Forms Coming Aug. 31 • Family Webinar Series • Virtual PLUS+ for Middle, High School, EL & Special Ed
Take a Look at the Virtual PLUS+ School Day
ACPS Express 8/19/2020: Take a Look at the Virtual PLUS+ School Day • Multilingual Virtual PLUS+ Helpline Will be Live Soon • Child Care Options • Food Access Updates • Learning Pods and Class Placements
Virtual PLUS+ Reopening Plan Submitted to the Virginia Department of Education
Today, the Virtual PLUS+ Reopening Plan was submitted to the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), as required before the start of school on Sept. 8. See the full document.
Sample Student Schedules for Virtual PLUS+
ACPS Express, Aug. 12, 2020: Sample Student Schedules for Virtual PLUS+ • ACPS Teachers Recognized for Outstanding Work • Get Tech Ready for the First Day of School • SAT, PSAT and ACT Testing Updates
Virtual PLUS+ Approved by School Board for Fall
The School Board has now approved the Virtual PLUS+ model for the fall. Virtual PLUS+ includes enhanced support in five key areas: learning, technology, child care, food access, and a live multilingual phone helpline. Learn more.
Take the Reopening Support Poll
ACPS Express, Aug. 5, 2020: Take the Reopening Support Poll • School Board Public Hearings on the Reopening Plan • Your Initial Questions on Virtual PLUS+ Answered • Kindergarten Prep is now ‘Kindergarten Kickoff’
ACPS Announces Virtual PLUS+, a Thoughtful Model for Fall Reopening
Following months of collaboration, ACPS has determined the most feasible reopening model to begin the 2020-21 academic year. Virtual PLUS+ is a robust online learning experience that will engage students 100% virtually and provide additional supports for students, staff and families. Take the Fall 2020 Reopening Supports Poll to let us know what support you need under this model.
Reopening Planning: Safe, Steady, Ready
ACPS Express, July 29, 2020: Most Feasible Reopening Model to be Announced on Friday • School Board Public Hearings on the Reopening Plan • VHSL Delays Start of Sports Season • GWMS Student Receives African American History Award • New Early Childhood Special Education Coordinator
Detailed Update: Reopening Planning Process
See an update on our reopening planning, including information on our Cross-Functional Planning Teams, engagement across our community, prototypes of hybrid and virtual models, and next steps.
Reopening Planning Update: Scheduling Work and Survey Results
ACPS Express, July 22, 2020: Reopening Planning Update: Scheduling Work and Survey Results • Virginia Board of Education Public Meetings July 22-23 • More than $500k in Scholarships Awarded to T.C. Class of 2020 • George Mason Principal Selected • Summer Learning in the News
Join our Community Chats on the Reopening of Schools
ACPS Express, July 15, 2020: Join our Community Chats on the Reopening of Schools • Reopening Planning Update • How ACPS Plans to Communicate During the Reopening • School Board Votes to Consider Renaming T.C. Williams • Code of Conduct Feedback Needed
Renaming of T.C. Williams High School to be Considered by School Board
On Friday, July 10, the Alexandria City School Board will begin the process of officially considering the request to change the name of T.C. Williams High School. Learn more about the public engagement process and see the FAQs.
Take the Reopening Survey by July 12
ACPS Express, July 8, 2020: Take the Reopening Survey by July 12 • Roundup of the 2019-20 School Year • School Board Public Hearings for 4.0 Continuity of Learning Plan • Welcome to Our New Head Varsity Football Coach