News and Announcements

Summer Employment and Open Enrollment

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Coming Soon: Fall and Summer 2021 Learning Choice Form • And the Winners Are… Announcing our 2021 Principal, Teacher and Support Staffer of the Year! • U.S. Secretary of Education, Virginia Governor and State Superintendent Visit ACPS • Summer Learning Employment Opportunities • Benefits Open Enrollment Begins May 1 • 2021-22 Move2Learn Grant Applications Now Open • ACPS Finding Fit: Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, Stay Informed! • ACPS Needs Your Input on 2022-23 and 2023-24 School Year Calendars

Fall 2021 Plans and Summer Learning

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Staff Sessions: Social Distancing, Summer Learning, and Back to School in the Fall • ACPS Needs Your Input on 2022-23 and 2023-24 School Year Calendars • Mandatory Staff Vaccination Poll Coming on April 27 • Teachers Looking To Transfer Schools in ACPS • Unable to Accept Student Transfers for ACPS Employees Who Are Non-residents • Professional Development Opportunity: Grow A Teacher • Stacy Morris Honored as PCACAC Counselor of the Year • Executive Director of School Leadership Named • New James K. Polk Elementary School Principal Named • Saying Goodbye to John Adams Elementary School Principal Ginja Canton • Facilities Improvements — Stay Informed

Physical Distancing Updates & Staff Q&A Sessions Next Week

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Reminder: No School for Students on Monday, April 19: Teacher Work Day • Join ACPS Board Members and Leaders at a Community Session to Answer Questions about Hybrid Learning and Planning for Summer and Fall • Physical Distancing: ACPS will follow CDC Guidance for 3 Feet • ACPS Heralds a New Era, Working with Students and Community to Replace School Names From a Racist Past • Logo Design Contest for Alexandria City High School • Standards of Learning (SOL) and Remote Student Progress Testing for Students in Grades 3-12 • Facilities Improvements — Stay Informed • Titan Varsity Volleyball Takes Repeat District Title • Middle School Odyssey Team Makes State Finals • Virginia’s Superintendent of Instruction and Director of School Quality Visit ACPS • Celebrate National School Library Month With ACPS Librarians

New ACPS COVID-19 Dashboard and School Board Vote on New School Names

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Employee Intent to Return Survey for the 2021-22 School Year • Watch the School Board Vote on Final School Names • New ACPS COVID-19 Dashboard • Physical Distancing Guidelines in Our Schools • Join ACPS Board Members and Leaders at a Community Session to Answer Questions about Hybrid Learning and Planning for Summer and Fall • Alexandria Health Department COVID-19 Town Halls, April 13-14 • Spring 2021 SOL Assessment Plan • Enhanced Staff Expectations for Phased Reentry Hybrid Instructional Plan 5.0 • Two ACPS Leaders Honored

Transition to Virtual Learning for All Students Following Spring Break, April 5-9

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Reminder: No School for Students on Monday, April 5: Teacher Work Day • Transition to Virtual Learning for All Students Following Spring Break, April 5-9 • Staff Intent to Return Survey for the 2021-22 School Year • Latest Community Health Metrics • One Step Closer to Finalizing New School Names • Women’s History Month: Literary Recommendations from ACPS Librarians • Homeless Education Liaison Program is Here to HELP •

Upcoming Staff Vaccination Poll and Spring Break Guidance

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Return to School Update: “A Day of Celebration” • Spring Break Reminders and Health Guidance • Mandatory Vaccination Poll Coming on March 22 • Latest Community Health Metrics • Virtual PLUS+ Phased Reentry Hybrid Instructional Plan • A Round of Applause for Our Nutrition Director • Adaptable Learning Online Masters Course • Important External Mail and Phishing Notice • Support Students Through The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria’s Upcoming Events • Upcoming Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Community Meetings • Share A Story and Let Your Reading Shine

Welcoming Back Our High School and Middle School Students

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Return to School Updates • Latest Community Health Metrics • Need a New Identity Badge? • First Titan to Receive the Harry F. Byrd Jr. Leadership Award in Almost Two Decades • Matthew Maury Principal to Bid Farewell, Search For a Successor Begins • Renaming Schools Public Hearing on March 18 • George Mason University Education Leadership Program Opportunity

Welcome Back to Our School Buildings!

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A Heartfelt Thanks to ACPS Staff • Welcome Back to Our School Buildings! • VIDEOS: A Day in the Life for Our Hybrid Middle and High School Students • Daily Symptom Checklist Instructional Video • COVIDWISE App: Help keep our school community safe • Latest Community Health Metrics • Transition Back into School Buildings Virtual Support Circle • Finding Fit: March is National Nutrition Month • The Identity Project: The Superintendent’s Picks and Other Finalists • ACPS Athletic Hall of Fame: 2020 Recipients Announced; Nominations Open for 2021

Updated School Health Guidelines and FAQs

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Latest Community Health Metrics • Back-to-School Guides and Videos for Hybrid Learning • Updated School Health and Related Guidelines • Updated Hybrid Learning FAQs: Students with Disabilities, Child Care • Pre-Registration for COVID-19 Vaccinations Now Open • Black History Month: Teaching and Learning • Renaming Schools Public Hearing on March 18 • Substance Abuse Services for our Students • Public Review of Recommended New English/Language Arts Textbooks • Important Changes to Local Alternative Assessments

Your Questions Answered About Reopening

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No school on Monday, Feb. 15 • Reminder: Hybrid Students to Return to Classrooms in March • Staff FAQ: Answering Your Questions About Reopening • Let’s Talk: Join a Staff Conversation with Dr. Hutchings • Child Care Resources for Staff Outside Alexandria • Take a Sneak Peek Inside Our Schools and Learn How We Plan to Keep Everyone Safe • Welcoming Non-Exempt Employees to Begin Using ExecuTime on Feb. 16 • Now Accepting Nominations for the ACPS Athletic Hall of Fame for 2021 • The Identity Project: Help Choose the Final Names for Maury and T.C. Williams

Back to Classrooms in March!

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Mark Your Calendar for the Reopening of School Buildings in March! • Reminder: ExecuTime Replaces TimeClock Plus This Month • The Identity Project: Help Choose the Final Names for Maury and T.C. Williams • Congratulations to our Two QuestBridge Scholars • Recognizing Black History Month on ACPS-TV • February is School Board Appreciation Month

New Clock-in System and Progress Towards Reopening Schools

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Reminder: ExecuTime to Replace TimeClock Plus in February • Latest Reopening Decision: Schools to remain 100% virtual for weeks of Feb. 1 and Feb. 8 • Updates to Reopening Decision: New schedule and revised matrix • Latest Opening Guidance from Virginia Department of Education • Staff Vaccination Program Continues • Sign Up Now for ACPS Weather Alerts • ACPS Promoting Racial Equity at the Heart of ALL We Do • Equity Forum Opportunity

Staff Vaccination Rollout Updates

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Weekly Reopening Decision Update: Schools to remain 100% virtual for week of Jan. 25 • COVID-19 Vaccine: Second Dose Appointment Instructions • Vaccination Appointment Protocol • COVID Vaccine Volunteers Needed • Mandatory Training for ALL ACPS Staff: Seclusion and Restraints • Tech Helpdesk at T.C. to Close Early Today, Updated Hours During Vaccination Days • Executime to Replace TimeClock Plus in February • Virginia School Principals Appreciation Week is Jan. 24-30 • Polk Principal PreeAnn Johnson Announces Retirement • Thousands of Classic Books Donated to ACPS • Equity Forum Opportunity

Staff Vaccination Begins with Governor’s Support

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Vaccinations Begin for ACPS Staff This Week • Staff Vaccine Clinics: What You Need to Know • Weekly Reopening Decision Update: Schools to remain 100% virtual for week of Jan. 19 • The Identity Project: Poll to Select New Names for T.C. and Maury Opens Today • 2021-22 Course Catalog Now Available Online for Middle and High School Students • School Closed on Monday, Jan. 18 for MLK Day; Asynchronous Learning for Wednesday, Jan. 20 Inauguration Day • ACPS Celebrates Two Posse Scholars • January Finding Fit Newsletter • Coming Soon! New Clock-in System to Replace TimeClock Plus • COVID Vaccine Dispensing Support Needed • George Mason University to Partner with Amazon to Offer Computer Science Teaching Externships • Equity Forum Opportunity