• News

    ACPS School Board Changes Distancing Requirements

    Ethan Gotsch Going against the guidance of Superintendent Gregory Hutchings, the ACPS School Board passed a motion on April 8 that will change the physical distancing requirements between students to three feet from six feet when other mitigation strategies are being used, following new guidelines released by the CDC in March. School Board member Michelle Rief made the motion that ACPS move to three feet between desks “to the greatest extent possible” for the rest of the 2020-21 school year, adding, “I am committed to returning as many students as possible to in-person learning this school year.” This motion passed unanimously. According to Julia Burgos, Chief of School and Community…

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    The End of an Era: Alexandria City High School Chosen as New Name

    After months of discussion and debate, on the evening of April 8, the ACPS school board voted unanimously to give T.C. Williams High School a new name: Alexandria City High School. This name will be effective beginning July 1. On November 23, 2020, the ACPS school board made the decision to change the name of T.C. Williams High School, named after former superintendent Thomas Chambliss Williams, a staunch segregationist “whose views could not have been more inconsistent with with the vibrant, diverse, and inclusive place we know today,” as stated on ACPS’s “Identity Project” website. Students, teachers, parents, and other community members were given a chance to suggest new names…

  • April Fools Edition

    Prediction of Summer Trends

    The year is flying by, which means summer is only a few months away. With summer comes new fashion trends, and this year, elementary school style is coming back. The more sparkles and rainbow colors the better. You want the least amount of skin showing, which means, no midriffs or thighs showing this summer, just like elementary school!

  • April Fools Edition

    “A Return to Normal” Indeed

    The juniors and seniors have had their time at the King Street campus cut short, and the sophomores and freshmen have yet to experience the many rites of passage that would occur during a “normal” school year. Here is a list of the best T.C. experiences underclassmen can look forward to, and upperclassmen can reminisce about.