In response to the public comments of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the growing concern about the impact of coronavirus in our community, we wanted to share the following information about ACPS’ coronavirus (COVID-19) planning.
Monthly Archives: February 2020
School Board Approves Operating Budget That is Aligned with City Manager’s Proposal
The Alexandria City School Board approved an Operating Budget for the 2020-21 school year focused on supporting students socially, emotionally and academically, and that the City Manager has recommended that City Council fund in full.
Here Are the Top Five Books Checked Out of the T.C. Williams and Minnie Howard Library During the Last Five Years
How many of these books have you crossed off your reading list?
Sensory Room at Jefferson-Houston Given a Boost in Preschooler’s Memory
Daniel MacDonald spent many happy hours in this special place.
Board Matters: Family Engagement and Summer Plans
The School Board heard about how we are doing in engaging our families, the work we have completed on our facilities in the past quarter, and how our facilities will be updated over the summer.
Take a Bow: Two George Washington Students Involved in Production at The Kennedy Center
Eighth grade thespians Yahney-Marie Sangare and Sydney Payne helped write and perform a play about desegregation of a public school in Northern Virginia.
Have an Eighth Grader Interested in STEM? Consider Applying for the STEM Academy
We’re now accepting applications for rising ninth graders to join the STEM Academy at Minnie Howard next school year. The deadline is March 27, 2020. Don’t miss your chance.
William Ramsay Elementary School Applauded for Improving Science Results
A program tailored to each individual student is reaping rewards.
“Forest” Concept Selected for New MacArthur
The School Board has voted to move forward with the “Forest” concept for the new Douglas MacArthur Elementary School building, citing its alignment with the community’s desire to have a strong connection between the school and nature.
Mindfulness is a Way of Life for Students at George Washington Middle School
Meditation, time for reflection, and a cell phone ban have made strides towards a calm classroom environment.
Black History Month is Our History Month
How well do you know the story of Alexandria?
He Didn’t Speak English Until Eight Years-Old — Now He’s the Winner of a Quarter-Million Dollar Scholarship
Wilmer Carranza gives thanks to his mother for the sacrifices she made and says she is the inspiration behind everything he does. Now, by becoming the first in his family to go to college, he hopes to create a legacy.
T.C. Williams Student Selected as Senator Tim Kaine’s Guest for State of the Union Presidential Address
JROTC Cadet Nicole Rosario-Flores met with the senator when he visited TC last month
“Phenomenal Experience” — T.C. Williams JROTC Cadet Attends State of the Union as Senator Kaine’s Guest
Nicole Rosario-Flores, a student at T.C. Williams High School, was picked by the senator after he visited the school last month.
Listen Up: T.C. Williams Alum Tracy Young Becomes the First Female to Win a Grammy in the Remix Category
Tracy Young, a groundbreaking talent, gives credit to the diversity of T.C. Williams for teaching her about the world.