Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley has appointed Peter Balas as the new Principal of T.C. Williams High School, citing proven strong leadership skills and academic experience as the reason for the choice. Balas has spent the last 15 years of his career with ACPS, including five years as an administrator at T.C. Williams.
Monthly Archives: March 2017
T.C. Senior Named Regional Youth Entrepreneur of the Year
T.C. Williams High School senior Day’Quon Henderson has been named Washington D.C. Regional Youth Entrepreneur of the Year for the education app he developed.
Support ACPS Through Spring2ACTion on April 5
Spring2ACTion is on April 5 and ACPS has multiple schools, PTAs and booster organizations taking part. Find the one (or more) you want to support and give on Wednesday.
Help Us Celebrate John Adams’ 50th Birthday
John Adams Elementary School is Celebrating its 50th Birthday. Do you have photos or stories to share?
Why Funding ACPS 2020 is the Key to Success
Did you know that every item requested in the ACPS budget is aligned the ACPS 2020 Strategic Plan? This sets out our goals through 2020 as we focus on becoming a high-performing school division.
AVID System Making Significant Strides in Closing the Achievement Gap
The highly successful Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program is playing a key role in closing the achievement gap and ensuring that every student succeeds.
Funding Secured for West End School
A transfer of funds for the new West End School was approved by the City Council last week, clearing the way for ACPS to move ahead with the purchase of the building.
Superintendent Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley has appointed Michael Herbstman as the new Chief Financial Officer.
1971 Titans Remember One of Their Own
Former 1971 Titan Darryl “Blue” Stanton, who was killed in a car crash in North Carolina on March 17, is remembered by former teammates.
Have an Eighth-Grader with a Curious Mind? Check out the ACPS STEM Academy!
If you have an eighth-grade student with an interest in science, technology, engineering or math, consider the ACPS STEM Academy. Applications are being accepted through Friday, March 31. Learn more about the program and apply online.
Kindergarten Registration Begins April 18 with Special Kick-off Event
Kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year begins with a Special 2017 Registration Kick-off Event on Tuesday, April 18, from 3 to 7 p.m. at all elementary schools. Watch a video showing what it is like to be in kindergarten.
Thank Your School Social Worker for the Critical Role They Play in Our Students’ Lives
ACPS celebrates our school social workers who play a critical role in ensuring that every student succeeds.
Thank You for Your Support
Thank you to all who came out to support funding our schools at the Public Hearing on March 13.
Pre-Kindergarten Registration Begins Monday, March 20
ACPS offers free pre-K to qualified families through the Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI). Find out when and how to apply.
T.C. Stadium Modernization Community Meeting This Tuesday
The second community meeting for the the modernization of the Parker-Gray Memorial Stadium at T.C. Williams High School will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, March 21, at 6:30 p.m.