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Monthly Archives: October 2015
T.C. Williams Girls Varsity Field Hockey Off to State Championship
The T.C. Williams Girls Varsity Field Hockey team won the Patriot Conference Championship on October 26, 2015, with a 3-0 victory over their opponent. This is the team’s first conference title win since 1995.
Governor Visits Patrick Henry to Announce Accreditation Results in Person
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe visited staff and students at Patrick Henry Elementary School on Tuesday – the day state accreditation results were released – to personally congratulate them on their high performance this year.
T.C. Williams Kicked Off its 50th Anniversary Celebrations in Style This Weekend
T.C. Williams High School had a big start to its 50th anniversary celebrations. Events included a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new tennis courts, a bonfire, a 50th anniversary parade and Homecoming Game in front of Coaches Boone and Yoast of the ’71 ‘Remember the Titans’ team. View all the pictures and videos in full on the ACPSk12 Facebook page.
First Redistricting Community Meeting Sees Large Turnout
The first Community Meeting for the redistricting process saw a large turnout on Thursday night when 120 people gathered at T.C. Williams High School for the start of the discussion to create school better boundaries for Alexandria City Public Schools.
Students Invited to Participate in Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest
The competition, hosted as part of the Red Ribbon Campaign, asks students to express their feelings about drug prevention through art. Winners receive a gift card and their posters will be featured through ACPS during Red Ribbon Week 2016!
ACPS Sees Growth Along Predicted Trend Lines for 2015-16
Alexandria City Public Schools is serving 503 more students in the 2016-17 school year — an increase of 3.6 percent over the previous school year — according to the ACPS fall enrollment report.
T.C. Williams Summer Interns Select New Technology for High School Peers
T.C. Williams students were the secret tool behind the choice and roll out of the new Chromebooks this school year. They also created a fun ‘how to’ video to show their peers how the new technology works. Watch it here.
T.C. Williams Physics Teacher Wins Fellowship
New T.C. Williams High School physics teacher and Ultimate Frisbee coach Jerick Wilson has been named as a Teaching Fellow of the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation for “showing incredible promise at the start of his teaching career”.
T.C. Williams Principal Walks Neighborhoods to Learn More About Students
T.C. Williams Principal Jesse Dingle is spending his weekends this fall walking Alexandria’s neighborhoods in order to get to know his students better.
Francis C. Hammond International Academy Named Among Most Innovative Schools in U.S.
Francis C. Hammond Middle School’s International Academy has been named as one of the most innovative schools in the United States. Despite opening only a couple of months ago, reviewers said the school “shows tremendous promise.”
Come Celebrate the Launch of ACPS 2020
Don’t miss out on the launch of ACPS 2020 ‘Every Student Succeeds’ on Friday, November 6. This is a free, upbeat family celebration set to be the biggest event of the school year.
T.C. Williams High School Celebrates 50th Anniversary This Weekend
T.C. Williams High School is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend with a bonfire party, anniversary parade, homecoming game and much more! Don’t miss out on the festivities and the #Titan50 contest on Twitter.
School Board Approves Redistricting Review Committee
Alexandria City School Board approved the selection of 35 people for the Redistricting Review Committee who will be the voices of their communities in the redistricting process. The Redistricting Review Committee will meet for the first time on Monday, October 19 at 5 p.m.
ACPS Acknowledges National Bullying Prevention Month
October is Bullying Prevention Month. Find out what our schools are doing to raise awareness and teach our students how to identify and prevent bullying behaviors.