Last week, 18 students with disabilities from Francis C. Hammond Middle School participated in the Meet in the Middle Feet Meet — a Special Olympics Virginia celebration where athletes and partners participate together, creating a more inclusive community for all.
Governor Launches Health Sciences Academy at T.C. Williams
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam joined 100 students at T.C. Williams High School on Friday to celebrate the launch of the Governor’s Health Sciences Academy — the first public-private partnership of its kind in Virginia.
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.
Early Childhood Center Celebrates Its First #ACPSFirstDay
ACPS celebrated the opening of the Early Childhood Center, our second new school to open this year.
Celebrating Our Retirees for Their Combined 914 Years of Service
ACPS recently celebrated the tremendous dedication and contributions of the 40 employees who retired this year. Enjoy a short video highlighting some of our retirees, and highlights from the retirement ceremony.
T.C. Williams Celebrates Largest Graduation Cohort in Recent History and Huge Increase in Number of College-Bound Students
T.C. Williams celebrated the graduation of 793 students on Saturday, in a year in which the Class of 2018 will be remembered not only for the largest cohort of graduating students in T.C. Williams’ recent history, but also for the largest number of students in a single class heading to college ― a 58 percent increase on last year.
VOICES: New T.C. Graduate Sterling Has the Midas Touch
Sterling Johnson — a soft-spoken football player — says he came into his own while a student at T.C. Williams and credits his coaches and counselor, Stacy Morris, for helping him graduate.
Valedictorian and Salutatorian Reflect Wide Range of Academic Opportunity at T.C.
Jackson du Pont, who is passionate about history and international relations, was the valedictorian, while Jonah Raphael Horowitz, who excelled in math was this year’s salutatorian. This fall Jackson will head to Yale University to study global affairs and Jonah will head to Amherst College, to possibly follow a career in science or medicine.
See Where Our Record Number of College-Bound Students are Heading
This fall, 561 students from T.C. Williams High School will be heading off to college, several of whom will be going to some of the top colleges in the United States. We wish them all the best!
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.
Celebrating Hands-On Learning Through Community Service
Join us to celebrate a year of student service learning on Wednesday, June 6 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the George Washington Middle School library. Learn how students tackled real-world issues, learned academic and civic skills and connected with their community.
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.
VOICES: Old Enough to Wear Orange and Make a Difference
Despite some critics saying ten-year-olds can’t make a difference, fifth-graders Carter Anderson, Henry Gibbs and Liz Peyton aren’t backing down. After the tragic Parkland school shooting in February, these Alexandria students decided they needed to get involved and make a difference.
Early Identification Program Changes the Course of the Lives of First Generation College Students
Last week, class of 2018 Titans Ceairah Britt, Veronica Buabeng, Jose Castanaza, Tijea Cook and Janaka Miles graduated from George Mason University’s Early Identification Program (EIP) through a partnership with ACPS.