This was a week where planning for 2020-21 was in full swing. The draft Program of Studies and the proposed ACPS calendar were both on the agenda. See the results of the calendar survey!
Our panel of experts was able to answer many interesting questions raised at the event held at Minnie Howard.
Superintendent Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. presented a ten-year vision for the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budget that builds capacity across all grade levels, increases safety and security, modernizes facilities for the 21st century, and ensures equitable investment across all schools.
We want to be able to communicate with you throughout the year, both in the case of an emergency and through regular school newsletters, texts and emails. We need you to do your part: make sure you return your Welcome Packet back to school forms, or complete them online.
As the cold weather settles in and we brace for winter weather, we would like to remind you how to stay informed about school closings or delayed openings.
Throughout the school year, our schools conduct safety drills on a regular basis. Learn more about these drills, how they are conducted and why, and how you can help.
Take a moment to review four key pieces of information about how ACPS communications in the event of an emergency or weather situation.
Learn about the emergency response training taking place in our schools, the ACPS Tip Line and how to talk with children about violence.
While no school district can be completely immune from acts of violence, we would like to reassure you that ACPS is actively working on a daily basis to ensure our schools are as safe as they possibly can be.
ACPS is committed to sustainable environmental practices and we have expanded our efforts to implement energy efficiency initiatives that will have a positive impact on our environment.
Our role at ACPS is to keep our students safe and able to learn at all times. In light of recent discussions around immigration, ACPS has been taking actions to make sure that these values are upheld, in line with our policies on harassment, bullying, inclusiveness and equity.
ACPS met, improved upon or remained consistent across 92 percent of all targets for the Facilities and Learning Environment goals set for the first year of the ACPS 2020 Strategic Plan, according to data released on Thursday.