See what some of our ACPS families and staff were up to over Spring Break.
Meet the final round of teachers nominated for The Washington Post Outstanding Teacher Award. Over the past few weeks we have introduced each school’s nominee in the run up to the announcement of the overall ACPS winner. The winner will be announced in April.
Brandon Davis, Principal of Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology, was named Virginia’s 2016 Distinguished Principal of the Year in a surprise ceremony staged by his staff and students on Wednesday. Watch a video of the surprise event.
ACPS welcomes a new Coordinator of City-Wide Early Childhood Programs. Michelle A. Smith-Howard will be overseeing the future expansion and direction of programs for preschool-age children.
ACPS has picked up a raft of top awards at the Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair, taking home the Grand Prize Alternate Award , Best of Grades 7 and 8 and four nominations for the 2016 Broadcom Masters.
Matthew Maury Elementary School has kicked-off the design process for the new learning garden that will be part of their Playground Initiative project.
Meet the next round teachers nominated for The Washington Post Outstanding Teacher Award. We are introducing each school’s nominee in the run up to the announcement of the overall ACPS winner.
Give your feedback on the Patrick Henry Project initial designs by taking a survey on the importance of certain key features.
T.C. Williams High School Director of Student Activities Steve Colantuoni has been named as Commissioner for the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference. He will continue in his role as Director of Student Activities at T.C. High School while also serving in this new post.
Congressman John Lewis, representing Georgia’s 5th District, inspires students and staff at Jefferson-Houston School with the story of his very humble youth raising chickens on a farm, to his participation in the Civil Rights Movement, to his role in Congress today.
Dorothy McAuliffe, First Lady of the Commonwealth, visited William Ramsay Elementary School to have breakfast with students and to launch National School Breakfast Week live on “Good Morning Washington.” See the photos and videos.
Sign up to speak to the City Council at the Budget Public Hearing on Monday, March 14. Have your say about the budget! #TellCouncil
ACPS is shining a light on Karima Wade, the social worker at Jefferson-Houston School who helps our children and families thrive while also working with other school counselors to make students aware of options around bullying.
A School Board new work session to discuss proposed redistricting policies has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. An FAQ on the proposed policies is posted here.