While undergoing treatment for recurrent cancer, fourth-grade student Adelaide Flint entered her moving self-portrait “Stronger” into the PTA Reflections contest. Her mom, Stacey Flint, says Addy has taken a challenging situation and made something awesome.
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!
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!
Soon-to-be T.C. Williams High School graduate, and full-ride Kovner Fellowship recipient to the Juilliard School, talks with her mentor, teacher and friend about their amazing journey together.
Two ACPS employees are among the 40 leaders and innovators being celebrated as part of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce 2017 40 Under 40.
More than half of the 2018 scholarship recipients at the 32nd Annual Spring Benefit Gala are the first in their family to go to college. Watch video and view pictures from the community event.
T.C. Williams senior Anya Faruki shares the story of how a difficult and painful childhood set her on a course to success.
Last Thursday, the School Board celebrated the outstanding individual, group, organization and business volunteers for the important roles they play in supporting our students and schools.
Kathy remembers her first day in a U.S. school, she was just eight years old, had just arrived from Honduras, and spoke no English. Two years later, Kathy is now working on the same level as her English speaking peers, is a model student, and excels in math. In this episode of VOICES, English learning teacher Katie Knowles talks with Kathy about that scary first day of school, missing tamales and her dreams for the future.
Nominated by her students, National Board Certified Teacher Laura Simons was also our nominee for The Washington Post Outstanding Teacher of the Year.
Jesse Mazur has been named ACPS Principal of the Year and a finalist for The Washington Post’s 2018 Principal of the Year. Learn why and see highlights from the surprise announcement.
Hear from each of the teachers nominated for the ACPS Teacher of the Year Award why they teach, in their own words.
Homegrown Titan and 1974 T.C. graduate Michael Hughes returned to his alma mater 25 years ago as the head track coach. He has just been named 2018 Winter All-Met Coach of the Year for Boys Indoor Track and Field by The Washington Post.
A cold, damp morning didn’t keep our students away from a chance to roll eggs on the White House lawn last Monday.