Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy has been recognized for its efforts to encourage environmental stewardship in its students, participate in conservation efforts as a community and raise student awareness through hands-on experiences.
Governor Honors ACPS Elementary Schools with Academic Achievement Awards
Charles Barrett Elementary School and Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy were recognized by Governor Terry McAuliffe and the state Board of Education for having earned Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement.
T.C. Rising Senior Named Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year
T.C. Williams rising senior Claire Constant has been selected from among all women soccer players in Virginia as the Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year Award.
Three ACPS Staff Recognized as Champions of Children
Three ACPS staff members have been recognized as Champions of Children in the first annual Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission Champions of Children Awards.
Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Brings Success to T.C. Williams Titans
Six T.C. Williams High School student athletes have been named Athletes of the Year by the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club.
Schools Hit a High Note at the End of the Year
Schools across the division have been celebrating a host of musical awards and achievements as they head into summer.
Jefferson-Houston Now an International Baccalaureate (I.B.) Middle Years Programme School
Jefferson-Houston School is now an authorized International Baccalaureate (I.B.) World School for the five-year Middle Years Programme (MYP). It became an authorized Primary Years Programme (PYP) school in 2015.
D.C. United Celebrates ACPS Teacher of the Year Nominees
DC United team members host special event at Cora Kelly to celebrate ACPS Teacher of the Year nominees during Teacher Appreciation Week
Scholarship Fund Gala Helps Every Student Succeed
Saturday night saw smiles and a few tears as T.C. Williams High School scholarship recipients celebrated their achievements with donors at the Annual Scholarship Fund Spring Benefit Gala. The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria is aiming to raise more than $1 million in scholarships to help T.C. students in 2017.
School Board Recognizes Outstanding ACPS Volunteers
ACPS announces five winners of the Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award for their valuable contributions to our schools.
Mount Vernon Principal Named ACPS Principal of the Year
Mount Vernon Community School principal Peter Balas has been named as ACPS Principal of the Year and a finalist for The Washington Post’s 2017 Principal of the Year.
ACPS Student Scientists Win Big at Regional and State Science Fair Competitions
Fifty-three ACPS science fair projects won awards at the Northern Virginia Regional Science Fair. Three projects advanced to the state-level, where Ana Humphrey took second place in the Physics category. Two teams will advance to a national science fair for middle school students in June. See the full list of winning projects and the students behind them.
Jefferson-Houston Student Places Fourth in State-Level National Geographic Bee
Jefferson-Houston seventh grader Pablo Vega has demonstrated the global nature of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, placing fourth in the state level of the National Geographic Bee.
ACPS Advocates Honored by Alexandria Commission for Women
Becoming mothers to sons with Autism propelled Yolanda Carrasco and Mildred Rivera into advocacy and leadership roles as volunteers with ACPS. The pair has now been honored at the 2017 Salute to Women Awards Celebration held by the Alexandria Commission for Women.
T.C. Senior Named Regional Youth Entrepreneur of the Year
T.C. Williams High School senior Day’Quon Henderson has been named Washington D.C. Regional Youth Entrepreneur of the Year for the education app he developed.