Families can register their students to get on-site COVID-19 testing in all ACPS schools as part of the work ACPS is doing to help keep students, staff and the community safe and reduce the spread of the virus.
Monthly Archives: October 2021
Families Asked to Voluntarily Share Student COVID-19 Vaccine Documentation
ACPS is asking for families to voluntarily provide proof of the COVID-19 vaccination status for students age 12 and above. This information will assist schools with contact tracing and prevent any unnecessary quarantining of students who have been vaccinated.
ACPS to Close Week of Thanksgiving Break, Nov. 22-26
ACPS has notified families and staff that the Thanksgiving Break will be extended this year by two days. All ACPS schools and offices will be closed Nov. 22-26.
Nominate a Principal and Teacher of the Year
The Washington Post Principal of the Year and Teacher of the Year Awards is an opportunity to put the spotlight on our talented and dedicated staff at ACPS. All members of the ACPS community, including families, students, residents and ACPS staff, are invited to submit their nominations by Nov. 22, 2021.
ACHS Students Recognized in C-SPAN Documentary Competition
Alexandria City High School (ACHS) students have been recognized for their achievement in producing an award-winning documentary. Elena Gutierrez, Alison Avelar Rafailan, and Helen Russell’s film “Dear Mr. President: History, or Progress?” highlights the impact of discrimination and racism nationwide, with a special focus on the Alexandria community.
Live Performances Return to ACHS
Amid much excitement, the Alexandria City High School (ACHS) Theater Department is hosting its first live performance since Fall 2019. The Fall show, “Facing Our Truth: 10 Minute Plays On Trayvon, Race, and Privilege,” is open to the public and premieres at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 5.
2022-2024 School Year Calendar Survey
ACPS is seeking input from families, staff, and community members about the development of the 2022-24 school year calendars. A survey is available through November 5, 2021.
More Stories from the Week
•School Board Meetings •Indoor Air Quality Targeted Assessment Results •Red Ribbon Week 2022 Poster Contest Now Open