Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School’s Rene Paschal has been named 2019 ACPS Principal of the Year.
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Beloved T.C. Building Engineer Named ACPS’ First Outstanding Support Staff Member of the Year
James Harrison is the first ever ACPS employee to be named Outstanding Support Staff Member of the Year. He has been honored for his commitment to students with disabilities.
T.C. Senior Wins $250,000 for Research into Exoplanets
T.C. Williams High School senior Ana Humphrey has won first place and $250,000 in the nation’s most prestigious science competition for her research into exoplanets. She surpassed more than 2,000 other students in the Regeneron Science Talent Search and is the first Hispanic student to receive the award in 20 years.
ACPS Announces Swing Space Study to Accelerate Elementary Modernizations
ACPS has announced it is conducting a study to assess the feasibility of using the old Patrick Henry school facility as temporary swing space to accelerate the modernization of Douglas MacArthur Elementary School. If deemed feasible, the $60 million saved in this project could be reinvested in other school projects sooner and help mitigate rising costs.
School Board Approves Superintendent’s Budget Based on the Equitable Delivery of Resources and Services
On Thursday evening the School Board voted to approve the Superintendent’s proposed budget, focused on ensuring the delivery of a new “ACPS Standard of Excellence,” ensuring timely school maintenance and repairs, and an equitable distribution of resources across the city.
Community Cuts Ribbon to Celebrate the Opening of New Patrick Henry School
Community members, dance students, the Town Crier, the school’s eagle mascot, and school and city officials came together this week to dedicate the new Patrick Henry School and Recreation Center at an official ribbon cutting ceremony last week. It followed the community open house the previous weekend.
Superintendent Announces Budget Based on Ensuring Equity
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. has proposed a balanced Operating Budget focused on ensuring equitable distribution of resources among students and improving standards of excellence, both in the classroom and for school facilities.
What the Capital Improvement Budget for the Next Ten Years Means for You
The 2020-2029 Capital Improvement Program Budget for the next ten years was approved to go forward to City Council on March 11. See what it means for your child’s experience.
T.C. Williams One of Two Schools in State Recognized for AP Success
The record number of students at T.C. Williams who scored top grades in Advanced Placement tests this past year has led to ACPS being one of only two public school divisions in the state to be recognized for its achievement by the College Board.
ACPS Celebrates Opening of Early Childhood Center
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. was joined by Mayor Allison Silberberg and ACPS’ Early Care and Education Workgroup partners to formally open the new Early Childhood Center (ECC) on Friday.
Alexandria City Public Schools Proud Partner in Historic Amazon Deal
ACPS is proud to be part of a historic partnership with Virginia Tech, as part of the deal to bring Amazon’s new headquarters to Northern Virginia. The announcement includes news of a partnership with Virginia Tech to develop an Innovation Campus in the Alexandria section of Potomac Yard to fill demand for high-tech talent, and coincides with the recent launch by ACPS of The High School Project: Inspiring a Future for Alexandria.
Superintendent Announces Capital Plan Aligned with Programming Vision
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. has unveiled a ten-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget focused on the fast resolution of urgent elementary and high school capacity issues, while also ensuring alignment with the joint goals of the City and School Board.
Athletes From Six Decades Honored in Hall of Fame
ACPS inducted seven exceptional athletes into the Athletic Hall of Fame and honored a longtime basketball coach on Friday night. Now in its fifth year, the ceremony honors outstanding athletes for their exceptional contributions to the Titan legacy.
Large Community Turnout for Ferdinand T. Day Dedication Ceremony
Ferdinand T. Day’s family and members of the community joined students and parents from the new Ferdinand T. Day Elementary School on the West End on Thursday to officially dedicate the building in a moving ceremony.
Stadium Upgrades Including Lights Approved by City Council
Upgrades to the Parker-Gray Memorial Stadium at T.C. Williams High School were approved by City Council on Saturday, including the addition of field lighting for the first time in the history of the school.