ACPS is currently recruiting substitute educators. Our wonderful substitute educators are flexible, resilient and dedicated as they provide continuation in a student’s education.
Monthly Archives: January 2022
ACPS Winter Weather Communications
The safety of our students and staff is our number one priority when considering school closures during a winter weather situation. We take multiple factors into consideration, including regional closures, staffing, operations, and inclement weather.
Many Ways to Communicate with ACPS: Ask@ACPS, Language Line Direct Response, ACPS COVID-19 Helpline
ACPS offers many ways for families to communicate with our school division. Asking questions and sharing feedback are signs of engaged families and staff!
More Stories from the Week
Alexandria City Science Fair 2022 & Volunteer Opportunity • Calendar Reminder: MLK Day • ACPS Receives Funding for STEMinist Club for Middle School Girls
ACPS Protocol for Transitioning to Virtual Instruction
Our goal at Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) is to ensure the effective delivery of in-person learning to meet the needs of our students while also maintaining their safety, health, and well-being.
New Members Inducted to the ACPS School Board
Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) welcomed new members to the Alexandria City School Board during a virtual induction ceremony on Jan. 4, 2022. The nine 2022-25 School Board members were elected in November 2021 and were sworn in to assume their responsibilities to adopt policy for the daily operation of schools and ensure that school laws are properly explained, enforced, and observed.
COVID-19 Reminders and Safety Information
ACPS continues to implement health and safety measures for the 2021-22 school year to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our schools.
January Partner & Volunteer Highlight: PTAC
The PTA Council (PTAC) represents the PTAs of ACPS schools and is a valued partner in our school division. The parent-teacher organization works with the superintendent and School Board members in serving ACPS students and families. The school PTAs that comprise PTAC are a way for ACPS families to get involved and help further students’ educational success.
School Board Meeting Summary
The newly-sworn in School Board held its first regular meeting on Jan. 6.
FDA & CDC Approve Boosters for Ages 12-15
As part of a broader effort to expand protection against the COVID-19 virus, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized booster shots on Jan. 3, 2022 for the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine for children aged 12 to 15.
ACHS Librarian Selected as 2022 AASL Emerging Leader
Alexandria City High School (ACHS) Librarian Laurel Taylor has been selected as one of two participants sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) in the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2022 Emerging Leaders program.