Students from John Adams Elementary School, Jefferson-Houston PreK-8 School, James K. Polk Elementary School and Samuel Tucker Elementary School will participate in a swim safety program as part of their physical education curriculum this year.
Monthly Archives: September 2017
Polk Receives Top National Award for Physical Education and Activity
James K. Polk Elementary School is one of only six schools in Virginia to receive the Let’s Move Active Schools award, the nation’s top physical education and physical activity distinction for K-12 schools.
ACPS Superintendent Survey Closes Today
Today is the last day to participate in the Superintendent Leadership Profile Survey. Five minutes is all it takes. Take the survey today!
What are Your Top Budget Priorities for the Next School Year?
Developing the ACPS budget is a year-round process involving the entire community. Learn how you can get involved and why it is important.
City Council Endorses Conversion of Vacant Office Space into Alexandria’s Newest School
The City Council voted unanimously to approve the change in use of a vacant office building on the West End into a new school at the hearing on Saturday.
School Bicycling Program Expands to Six New Schools Thanks to Safe Routes to School Grant
Learn-to-ride and bicycling safety skills program is expanding to seven elementary schools this year. And, Francis C. Hammond Middle School will receive biking and walking safety skills education as part of the Safe Routes to Schools initiative.
T.C. Williams Senior Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist
Congratulations to T.C. Williams High School senior Madeline Waldhoff, who has been named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist.
Watch Our Students Perform at City Hall for Constitution Week!
Students from Samuel Tucker Elementary School, Mount Vernon Community School, Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy and Jefferson-Houston School performed at City Hall for Constitution Week. Watch the videos of our young performers!
Attend a Superintendent Search Forum on Thursday, September 21
Attend one of two Superintendent Search Forums on Thursday, September 21 at 7 p.m. at George Washington Middle School or John Adams Elementary School and let your voice be heard.
Academic Progress Continues with Twelve Schools Fully Accredited for 2017-18
Thirteen schools within ACPS received state accreditation for the 2017-18 school year, with the accreditation status of schools remaining largely unchanged from the previous year.
First Superintendent Selection Community Forums Tonight
Attend one of two Superintendent Search Forums tonight at 7 p.m. at George Washington Middle School or John Adams Elementary School and let your voice be heard.
Enjoy Highlights from #ACPSFirstDay!
Families, staff and community members lit up social media as we kicked off #ACPSFirstDay. Take a look!
ACPS Affirms its Commitment to Welcome All Students
A message on inclusion from Interim Superintendent Lois F. Berlin Ed.D., School Board Chair Ramee Gentry and Members of the Alexandria City School Board.
ACPS Awarded Department of Education Grant to Support High-Need Students Outside of School
A new three-year grant from the Department of Education will enable ACPS to provide academic, social and emotional, and enrichment activities outside of school hours for high needs students in the City’s West End.
West End School gets Planning Commission Approval
The West End school got a step closer to reality on Thursday night, when the Planning Commission voted to support changing the use of a vacant office building into a school.