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Congratulations to Our Secondary Teacher of the Year Nominees
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.
What Impact Does Money Have on a Child’s Education?
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 Announces Formal Exploration of Partnership with NOVA to Launch Early College Program
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.
Going Forward: Implementing My Vision
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.
Brown vs. Board: It Takes a Community to Make a Difference
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.
Celebrate the Top ACPS Moments of 2018 With Us
Graduating our largest class yet, welcoming (back) a new superintendent, opening two new schools … these are just a few of the things that ACPS is celebrating as we close out 2018 and ring in the new year!
Happy New Year from the Superintendent
Celebrate the New Year with a message from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr.
We Asked You to Give Generously and You Did — Thank you!
This holiday season, ACPS asked our community to come together and give generously to support our families who are struggling. Because of your generosity, we were able to brighten the holidays of 165 students and families. Please take a moment to enjoy our thank you.
ACPS Launches Award for Staff Who Help Our Division Run Smoothly
A brand new support staff recognition program honors exemplary support staff alongside exceptional teachers and principals. Learn how to nominate staff members who exemplify excellence in their work.
Fun Ways to Spend Your Winter Break
Toy-making, Waterskiing Santa, a fantastical holiday and train display made of plant materials — these are just a few of the must-see items to add to your winter break punch list.
Enjoy These Highlights from 2017-18
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!
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.
Why We Teach: Share the Passion of Our Teacher of the Year Nominees
Hear from each of the teachers nominated for the ACPS Teacher of the Year Award why they teach, in their own words.
Congratulations to Our First Batch of Teacher of the Year Nominees
ACPS teachers really are an exceptional bunch! Meet those nominated for the Washington Post Outstanding Teacher Award. We will continue to introduce you to the many others who were nominated over the next few weeks. The overall Washington Post winner and the ACPS winner will be announced in April.