The Board has empowered the superintendent to move forward with planning for a Connected High School Network that includes the modernization of the T.C. Williams Minnie Howard Campus, while also exploring the feasibility of a second comprehensive high school.
Jonathan Flores, a ninth grader in T.C. Williams High School’s International Academy has a rare talent of which his teachers were unaware. They found out through a random conversation about jazz and classical music. Watch him in action.
When Alexandria’s newest elementary school opened last September, it was named after one of Alexandria’s Civil Rights icons. Now, six decades after Ferdinand T. Day was one of the trailblazers in Alexandria’s fight for desegregation, the school that bears his name has been awarded a design innovation award for using creativity to solve one of Alexandria’s other problems: space.
Get an overview of all the ACPS summer school and enrichment programs that will be offered for students from kindergarten through high school on campuses throughout ACPS.
Julius Campbell, a key member of the 1971 State Championship team whose win and collaboration inspired Disney to immortalize Alexandria’s story of desegregation, has died — 48 years after he took the actions that created heroes out of T.C. Williams’ football team.
Three students share their inspiration for their winning works of art representing the theme, “Life is a journey. Travel drug free,” as part of National Drug Facts Week.
Athletics has always been a source of pride and tension in the story of the desegregation of ACPS. This is the second article in a series that explores the impact of Brown v. Board of Education on our schools and community, highlighting important milestones and key figures who played a role in the desegregation of Alexandria’s schools 65 years on.
This Thursday, the School Board will be asked to vote on a connected high school network as the expansion strategy to address Alexandria’s high school capacity needs. But what does that mean? We have created a list of Frequently Asked Questions to help explain what it means (and doesn’t mean).
The new Patrick Henry School officially opens its doors to students today, concluding 18 months of construction to build an expanded and modernized facility.
Seventeen ACPS Educators earned teaching’s highest accomplishment, representing the largest group to complete the certification and recertification process in a single school year. ACPS now boasts 83 National Board Certified teachers and counselors. Find out what that means for students.
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. has proposed a balanced Operating Budget focused on ensuring equitable distribution of resources among students and improving standards of excellence, both in the classroom and for school facilities.
T.C. Williams seniors Denay Taylor and Jefrey Lopez Henao plan to be the first in their families to go to college, but both lacked the means to pay for it. This fall they’re heading out-of-state to Bucknell University and Lafayette College, respectively, with full-tuition, four-year scholarships worth more than $200,000 each.
This week, the Alexandria Wellness on Wheels (WOW) Bus offered a sneak peek at dental treatments available on the bus to T.C. International Academy students for the first time.
T.C. Williams High School Teacher Kimberly Wilson has been named the 2019 Virginia Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher of the Year for inspiring others to love the work of education.
This past week we welcomed our new School Board with five new members. At their first regular meeting on Thursday, the Superintendent announced his proposed Operating Budget, while the School Board inched a little closer to a vote on the strategy for the future high school with an update on the recommendation for a connected high school network.