T.C. Williams High School senior and former George Mason Elementary School student Sierra Arnold has been named as a semifinalist in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Corporation program. Watch a video of her talking about how she achieved this success.
Monthly Archives: September 2016
Results of Curriculum Review Guide Next Steps For Higher Achievement
ACPS recently concluded a review of the division-developed curriculum with the goal of improving student learning and achievement. Learn about the results of the review.
ACPS Welcomes New Director of School, Business and Community Partnerships
ACPS welcomes Anthony “Kurt” Huffman, a Virginia native who has returned to his roots.
What Are Your Priorities for 2018? How Would You Resolve Secondary Capacity Issues?
Join us at the budget forum on Thursday, October 6 to weigh in on a discussion of secondary capacity issues, your budget priorities and other topics related to the 2017-18 budget.
On-Time Graduation Rate Continues Trend of Closing the Gap
T.C. Williams High School saw an increase across the board in on-time graduation rates for subgroups in data released by the State on Wednesday. The results provide additional evidence that Alexandria City Public Schools is closing the achievement gap.
Your Schools Need YOU! Join an Advisory Committee
Would you like to help guide the Alexandria City School Board on issues concerning our schools? Here is your chance to get involved.
T.C. Choir Sings National Anthem For President and Civil Rights Activist John Lewis at Museum Opening
What do John Lewis, the President, a former president and T.C. Williams have in common? The answer is that they were all part of the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Saturday.
ACPS Expands Reach to Meet Needs of Diverse School Population
ACPS welcomes a new bilingual community outreach specialist who is working closely with schools and families to close the communication gap with families for whom English is not their first language. We have also made other changes to improve communication with all our families this school year. Read about them all and engage with us!
Learn Why You Should Get Involved in ACPS Budget Planning
Developing the ACPS budget is a year-round process involving the entire community. Learn how you can get involved and why it is important.
New Boundaries Likely to be Implemented in 2018, to Align with Opening of New Patrick Henry and West End Schools
As the redistricting process gets under way this fall, ACPS would like to inform you about some proposed changes. The implementation of the new boundaries is likely to be pushed to the fall of 2018 to align with the opening of the new Patrick Henry School, West End school and pre-K center.
School Board Approves Schematic Design for Patrick Henry Project
The Patrick Henry Project moved a step closer on Thursday when the School Board voted to approve the schematic design for the new Patrick Henry School and Recreation Center. View images of the design.
ACPS Celebrates the U.S. Constitution at City Hall
Students from Mt. Vernon Community School, Jefferson-Houston School, Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School and Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy joined Superintendent Alivn L. Crawley and School Board Chair Karen Graf in celebrating the U.S. Constitution.
T.C. Williams Joins U.S. Secretary of Education to Launch Back-to-School Bus Tour
T.C. Williams High School Marching Titans Band and Varsity Cheerleaders joined U.S. Secretary of Education John King to launch his “Opportunity Across America” Back-to-School Bus Tour from the Department of Education in Washington D.C. View pictures from the event.
Governor McAuliffe Starts School Year with a Visit to T.C. Williams International Academy
Arriving by helicopter at Chinquapin, Governor Terry McAuliffe kicked off the start of the school year at T.C. Williams with high praise for the International Academy.
Redistricting Update: Where are we in the process?
As you may be aware, Alexandria City Public Schools is in the process of redistricting. The process begins in earnest this month when the GIS mapping work to redraw boundaries will take place. Find out where we are in the process.