Congratulations to the T.C. Williams Titans STEMX team for being selected as one of four finalists in the 2016 Society for Naval Architects and Marine Engineers High School Boat Design Competition. Watch them explain the design of their whale-watching boat in a short video.
Matthew Maury Elementary School students, staff and parents braved a dark, rainy morning to participate in the White House Egg Roll. The weather didn’t put anyone off and there were smiles and signed eggs all around!
Congratulations to Althea Huggins, School Nurse at John Adams Elementary School, who has been recognized for the significant impact her work has had on the health and well-being of ACPS students, their families and the greater Alexandria community.
The ACPS Special Education Parent Resource Center has compiled a series of videos about topics of interest to parents of students with special educational needs. View the first in the series in English, Spanish, Amharic and Arabic.
Meet the final round of teachers nominated for The Washington Post Outstanding Teacher Award. Over the past few weeks we have introduced each school’s nominee in the run up to the announcement of the overall ACPS winner. The winner will be announced in April.
Brandon Davis, Principal of Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology, was named Virginia’s 2016 Distinguished Principal of the Year in a surprise ceremony staged by his staff and students on Wednesday. Watch a video of the surprise event.
ACPS welcomes a new Coordinator of City-Wide Early Childhood Programs. Michelle A. Smith-Howard will be overseeing the future expansion and direction of programs for preschool-age children.
ACPS has picked up a raft of top awards at the Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair, taking home the Grand Prize Alternate Award , Best of Grades 7 and 8 and four nominations for the 2016 Broadcom Masters.
Matthew Maury Elementary School has kicked-off the design process for the new learning garden that will be part of their Playground Initiative project.
Meet the next round teachers nominated for The Washington Post Outstanding Teacher Award. We are introducing each school’s nominee in the run up to the announcement of the overall ACPS winner.
Give your feedback on the Patrick Henry Project initial designs by taking a survey on the importance of certain key features.
T.C. Williams High School Director of Student Activities Steve Colantuoni has been named as Commissioner for the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference. He will continue in his role as Director of Student Activities at T.C. High School while also serving in this new post.
Congressman John Lewis, representing Georgia’s 5th District, inspires students and staff at Jefferson-Houston School with the story of his very humble youth raising chickens on a farm, to his participation in the Civil Rights Movement, to his role in Congress today.