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.
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.
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.
Eighth grade thespians Yahney-Marie Sangare and Sydney Payne helped write and perform a play about desegregation of a public school in Northern Virginia.
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.
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.
Meditation, time for reflection, and a cell phone ban have made strides towards a calm classroom environment.
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.
Nicole Rosario-Flores, a student at T.C. Williams High School, was picked by the senator after he visited the school last month.