When School Resources Officers Gary Argueta and Johnny Larios reached out to a struggling student over a game of soccer at T.C. Williams High School last year, the last thing on their minds was being honored for their impact in changing student lives. The two, who openly admit they themselves could have ended up in a different place without similar support, are sharing the lessons they learned the hard way so that T.C. students don’t have to.
Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. Named Superintendent of the Year
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. has once again been honored as an outstanding leader in education for his commitment to the educational advancement of minority educators and learners.
A Very Personal Honor for Virginia’s School Nurse of the Year
Lyles-Crouch School Nurse Jasmine Wood has been named Virginia School Nurse of the Year. But the award has a far more personal meaning, as it comes at a time when her family is facing a medical crisis of their own.
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.
Football Player from 1935 to be Honored in Hall of Fame
A football player from the first graduating class of the then George Washington High School in 1935 and a coach at GW from the 1950s are among those to be celebrated during the fifth annual ACPS Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony at T.C. Williams High School on Friday, November 2.
Superintendent Celebrated for His Work in the Educational Advancement of Minority Youth
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. was honored as an outstanding leader in education last week for his commitment to enhancing educational and economic opportunities for African Americans and other minorities.
Congratulations to our Four Titan National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
Congratulations to Mark Bailey, Ava Benbow, Ana Humphrey and Alexander Schlegel — four T.C. Williams High School seniors who are among the top one percent of U.S. high school students to achieve this status.
Remember that Name! T.C. Alumnus Noah Lyles Earns Double Gold
T.C. Williams 2016 graduate Noah Lyles took first place in the men’s 100 meter IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) Continental Cup Ostrava 2018 last Sunday. This follows a second successive Diamond League 200m title in Zurich the week prior.
Budding Artists Show Off their Masterpieces in Gallery Walks
Students were honored at an art showcase reception on Thursday night to celebrate the installation of their artwork in the School Board meeting room. Watch a video with highlights from the event and learn about the 160 additional student art pieces celebrated in Alexandria this month.
School Climate Specialist Named Champion of Children
ACPS School Climate Specialist Gregory Baldwin will be recognized as a Champion of Children in the annual Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission Champions of Children Awards.
T.C. Williams Students Excel in Civics and Science
Congratulations to T.C. Williams junior Ana Humphrey, who won Best in Category at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) and to junior Aidan White, who took first place in his category at states in the National History Day competition and heads to nationals next week.
New Poet Laureates Celebrated for Their Way with Words
This year, our annual poetry contest expanded to include our secondary schools. Thanks to a tie at the elementary level and the inclusion of secondary students in the contest for the first time, we now have three new ACPS poet laureates!
Our Teachers Felt the Love During Teacher Appreciation Week
Teachers at schools throughout the division enjoyed catered breakfasts, barbecue chicken lunches, snack stations and loads of other treats provided by ACPS families and PTAs. Enjoy these highlights!
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.