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Letter to the Editor: Come election day, we remember schools votes

To the editor: Forgive me, but I am confused at Mayor Allison Silberberg’s comments in the Alexandria Times article, “Allison Silberberg prepares to launch reelection...

Filling in the Blanks: City and schools collaboration is key

From time to time, a member of the community will ask me a question about something happening at or near one of our schools. Depending...

ACPS nears conclusion in search for West End school name

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The in-the-works West End elementary school at 1701 N. Beauregard St. will soon be nameless no more. ACPS announced Monday it...

Our View: Flu is one thing we shouldn’t share

While Alexandria is known for being a giving community, there are times when we need to not only keep what we have, but go...

Newcomer Canek Aguirre runs for city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com When Canek Aguirre, a first-generation American citizen and the son of Mexican immigrants, was growing up in California, he often...

School board and city council discuss CIP

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Members of Alexandria’s school board met with their city council counterparts on Monday evening to explain their 10-year Capital Improvement...

Local nonprofit pledges money to those who serve at-risk youth

Local nonprofit RunningBrooke has pledged $108,749 toward education and nonprofit partners who serve at-risk youth. RunningBrooke announced in a news release that it will grant...

Q&A: Incoming ACPS superintendent Hutchings ready to return

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Since being named superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools in December, Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings Jr. has been preparing to...

Alexandria City Public Schools inducts six athletes to hall of fame

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Alexandria City Public Schools inducted six athletes into its Athletic Hall of Fame at a ceremony held Friday evening. The Athletic...

After Francis C. Hammond threat, ACPS reports copycat threat

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com After a Twitter threat led to the lockdown and evacuation at Francis C. Hammond Middle School Thursday morning, Alexandria City Public...
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