We look back at some of the memorable highlights for our school division in 2016. Take a moment and enjoy. Happy New Year!
Monthly Archives: December 2016
Five Athletes, Including 1971 Football Star and Olympic Coach, Inducted into Hall of Fame
On February 10, 2017, Alexandria City Public Schools will induct five outstanding athletes, including a star player of the 1971 State Championship football team memorialized in Remember the Titans and a student from the all-black Parker Gray High School who went on to coach for the Olympics, into the Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame will also honor a highly successful track coach and former Athletic Director of T.C. Williams High School.
Former Chair of the Republican National Committee Michael Steele Visits T.C. to Discuss the Election
Former Chair of the Republican National Committee Michael Steele visited T.C. Williams High School to talk to students about the 2016 U.S election.
T.C. Williams Senior Ranked Number One Boxer in U.S
T. C. Williams Senior Troy Isle takes National Championship to become the number one National Champion in the 165-pound weight class.
School Board Requests $46m More for Swing Space in Final Approved Capital Improvement Program Budget
The Alexandria City School Board voted to add $46 million to the Capital Improvement Program Budget for FY 2018-27 to fund the purchase and retrofit of office space to be used as temporary swing space accommodating staff and students during the modernization program of other school buildings.
ACPS Facilities and Learning Goals on Target for First Year
ACPS met, improved upon or remained consistent across 92 percent of all targets for the Facilities and Learning Environment goals set for the first year of the ACPS 2020 Strategic Plan, according to data released on Thursday.
T.C. Williams Seniors Win Northern Virginia Regionals of the “We the People” Competition
T.C. Williams seniors capture Northern Virginia Regional Championship in the We the People Competition.
Patrick Henry Project Design Unanimously Approved by City Council
There were cheers in City Council chambers on Saturday evening when the design for the Patrick Henry new school and recreation center was finally approved. In a moving moment, when Mayor Silberberg asked for the vote, a group of Patrick Henry students at the back of the room all said “aye” together.
ACPS Begins T.C. Williams Principal Search
ACPS has begun the search for the new principal of T.C. Williams High School. The position was posted with multiple agencies and newspapers across the United States this week.
Academic Calendars for 2017-18 Approved by School Board
As 2016 draws to a close and you plan for 2017, we have news you can use: the School Board has approved the academic calendars for the 2017-18 school year. Take a look!
Do You Know How to Stay Informed During Winter Weather Emergencies?
Are you set up to receive email and text messages from ACPS in case of winter weather schedule changes? Learn the best ways to stay informed and get connected.
T.C. Williams Impresses Former, Present and Future Leaders From Across the U.S.
T.C. Williams High School welcomed an impressive group of past and future governors, and state leaders as part of an part of a fellowship program aimed at teaching them about public education.
Planning Commission Unanimously Approves Patrick Henry Project Design
The Planning Commission unanimously approved the design of Patrick Henry Project on Tuesday saying that they believed the design of the new school and the new recreation center was a good use of the land.
Two Options Currently Under Review in Redistricting Process
Two options are still under discussion for redistricting after the Redistricting Review Committee eliminated one more option at their meeting on Wednesday.
Superintendent Joins ACPS Families in Scottish Walk
If you missed the Alexandria’s 46th Scottish Walk on Saturday, don’t worry. You can recap all the fun and celebration in one minute with this video.