Alexandria City Public Schools is inviting you to the launch of ACPS 2020, the biggest ACPS event of the year. This is a completely free event with something for everyone, including free pizza, drinks, entertainment and free bus transportation to and from the event. Come celebrate with us!
Next week sees the launch of ACPS 2020, the Strategic Plan that will guide the direction of Alexandria City Public Schools over the next five years. Learn more about the goals for ACPS over the next five years. #EveryStudent
MacArthur Stars painted pumpkins in the fall sunshine after completing their Walk for the Homeless, Francis C. Hammond students and staff headed off to Boo! at The White House, courtesy of the U.S. Department of Education, while other schools planted bulbs and hosted book parades. See our roundup of the #FallFun!
The process to develop the 2016-17 academic calendar has begun and ACPS is looking for your feedback. Please take a few moments to review the draft calendar and submit your comments.
The T.C. Williams Girls Varsity Field Hockey team won the Patriot Conference Championship on October 26, 2015, with a 3-0 victory over their opponent. This is the team’s first conference title win since 1995.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe visited staff and students at Patrick Henry Elementary School on Tuesday – the day state accreditation results were released – to personally congratulate them on their high performance this year.
T.C. Williams High School had a big start to its 50th anniversary celebrations. Events included a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new tennis courts, a bonfire, a 50th anniversary parade and Homecoming Game in front of Coaches Boone and Yoast of the ’71 ‘Remember the Titans’ team. View all the pictures and videos in full on the ACPSk12 Facebook page.
The first Community Meeting for the redistricting process saw a large turnout on Thursday night when 120 people gathered at T.C. Williams High School for the start of the discussion to create school better boundaries for Alexandria City Public Schools.
The competition, hosted as part of the Red Ribbon Campaign, asks students to express their feelings about drug prevention through art. Winners receive a gift card and their posters will be featured through ACPS during Red Ribbon Week 2016!
Alexandria City Public Schools is serving 503 more students in the 2016-17 school year — an increase of 3.6 percent over the previous school year — according to the ACPS fall enrollment report.
T.C. Williams students were the secret tool behind the choice and roll out of the new Chromebooks this school year. They also created a fun ‘how to’ video to show their peers how the new technology works. Watch it here.
New T.C. Williams High School physics teacher and Ultimate Frisbee coach Jerick Wilson has been named as a Teaching Fellow of the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation for “showing incredible promise at the start of his teaching career”.
T.C. Williams Principal Jesse Dingle is spending his weekends this fall walking Alexandria’s neighborhoods in order to get to know his students better.
Francis C. Hammond Middle School’s International Academy has been named as one of the most innovative schools in the United States. Despite opening only a couple of months ago, reviewers said the school “shows tremendous promise.”