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.”
Don’t miss out on the launch of ACPS 2020 ‘Every Student Succeeds’ on Friday, November 6. This is a free, upbeat family celebration set to be the biggest event of the school year.
T.C. Williams High School is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend with a bonfire party, anniversary parade, homecoming game and much more! Don’t miss out on the festivities and the #Titan50 contest on Twitter.
Alexandria City School Board approved the selection of 35 people for the Redistricting Review Committee who will be the voices of their communities in the redistricting process. The Redistricting Review Committee will meet for the first time on Monday, October 19 at 5 p.m.
October is Bullying Prevention Month. Find out what our schools are doing to raise awareness and teach our students how to identify and prevent bullying behaviors.
The ACPS department formerly known as the Special Education Department has changed its name to the Office of Specialized Instruction, along with other changes that are being highlighted in October, which is Disability Awareness Month.
School lunch menus now include new fresh options in response to student tasting panels where students were given the opportunity to say what they liked.
It is budget season and the City of Alexandria is holding four forums to gather input on budget priorities. The City is kicking off the Fiscal Year 2017 budget process with a series of community meetings starting Oct. 15 where it wants to hear from Alexandria residents.