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Monthly Archives: September 2018
T.C. Williams Names Big D.C. Metro Star as New Basketball Coach
Georgetown University and Morgan State assistant coach Darryl Prue is the latest high profile selection for T.C. Williams athletics as part of the development of a vision that further boosts the school division’s reputation as a training ground for top-tier athletes.
Celebrating Our Diversity and Hispanic Heritage
We’re recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs September 15 to October 15 and honors the contributions of Hispanic Americans to our culture and the long and important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans in America.
ACPS Leads Discussion Around Keeping Students Healthy on Capitol Hill
Last Tuesday, senior staff from ACPS took part in a congressional panel discussion around the need to support health and wellness as well as training around mental health needs in public schools.
Board Matters: Facilities Updates and Naming the T.C. College and Career Center
This regular item in ACPS Express will help keep you up-to-date with the discussions that take place at the School Board meetings and the decisions that are made there.
ACPS Sees More Schools Fully Accredited
Fourteen schools within ACPS are anticipated to be fully accredited for the 2018-19 school year — two more than last year, with William Ramsay Elementary School and Francis C. Hammond Middle School both attaining full accreditation status this year.
Six Decades of Math and Chalkdust
This week, ACPS celebrates the dedication of teacher Louis Kokonis, who has been in the classroom for an incredible sixty years. Let us take you back to 1958…
All Elementary Students Get New Reading Content Aligned with State Standards
The new reading materials include more than 70,000 books, resources and other materials that are globally focused, culturally sensitive and suited to the needs of our diverse student population.
How and Why We Conduct Safety Drills in Our Schools
Throughout the school year, our schools conduct safety drills on a regular basis. Learn more about these drills, how they are conducted and why, and how you can help.
Have Your Say About the 2019-20 Academic Calendar
Join the Academic Calendar Committee and collaborate in the development of the 2019-20 academic calendar.
ACPS Celebrates the Constitution
Students from Mount Vernon Community School, Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy, Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School and T.C. Williams High School, along with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr., celebrated Constitution Week at City Hall last Monday. Enjoy these highlights!
Students Revel in New World Language Credit Opportunities
Two T.C. students share about how this great new opportunity will impact their high school experience and offer advice to other students like them.
Congratulations to our Four Titan National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
Congratulations to Mark Bailey, Ava Benbow, Ana Humphrey and Alexander Schlegel — four T.C. Williams High School seniors who are among the top one percent of U.S. high school students to achieve this status.
More Fresh Fruit, Veggies and Healthy Meal Options in Our Schools
We surveyed students about their school dining experience and, incorporating their feedback, we’re bringing more fresh fruit and vegetables, high-quality proteins and broader selections of healthy food options to our schools.
The Way Forward: Sharing My Plan
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. shares what he’s learned during his first sixty days and how he plans to move forward.