Some of our youngest students with disabilities at Charles Barrett, Jefferson-Houston and the ACPS Early Childhood Center are being helped to move around more easily, thanks to a motorized car designed and built specially for them.
Category: Early Childhood Center
Kindergarten Registration Kicks-Off on April 3
If you are the parent or guardian of a child who will be heading to kindergarten this fall, this information is for you. Kindergarten registration season starts next week. Are you ready?
Reminder: Family Engagement Survey Closes on Friday
ACPS needs your input on family engagement in our schools. Complete the survey before it closes on Friday, March 29.
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?”
Celebrating Our Elementary Teacher of the Year Nominees
Meet the exceptional ACPS elementary 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.
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.
Schools Hold Open Houses and Tours for Kindergarten Registration Season
Kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year kicks off on April 3. Find out when your school is holding an open house or tour.
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.
Sign Up for Summer School and Summer Enrichment Programs
Get an overview of all the ACPS summer school and enrichment programs that will be offered for students from kindergarten through high school on campuses throughout ACPS.
WEATHER REMINDER: How to Stay Informed During Winter Weather Emergencies
With the upcoming cold weather, we would like to remind you how to stay informed about school closings or delayed openings.
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.
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.
Give Generously This Holiday Season — Sponsor an ACPS Student or Family
Each year this program ensures that students who would otherwise not receive gifts have a wonderful holiday season. Sign up to sponsor a student and help spread holiday cheer.