Tag: Alexandria City Public Schools

Alexandria City Public Schools appoints new transportation head

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Alexandria City Public Schools has appointed a new director of transportation. Interim Superintendent Dr. Lois Berlin appointed Charles Stone to the...

Longtime ACT for Alexandria leader to step down

John Porter, who has served as president and CEO of nonprofit ACT for Alexandria for eight years, will step down from his role at...

Alexandria in Action: Once a Titan, Always a Titan

During my life, I’ve had the opportunity to meet many wonderful people. From students I taught to those for whom I served as principal...

Task force discusses scenarios for capital improvement plan projects

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com The Joint City-Schools Facility Investment Task Force heard a proposal from City Manager Mark Jinks to decouple the budget process...

First Lady of Virginia visits Charles Barrett Elementary School

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com The First Lady of Virginia, Dorothy McAuliffe, visited Charles Barrett Elementary School on Oct. 4 to commemorate Virginia Farm to...

Filling in the Blanks: New West End school first in 17...

It has been seventeen years since our city opened an entirely new school. The last school to open was Samuel Tucker Elementary in 2000. Much...

Twelve city schools gain full accreditation

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Twelve of the 16 Alexandria City Public Schools, or 75 percent, received full accreditation for the 2017-18 school year. This...

City council approves new West End elementary school

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The planned West End elementary school at 1701 and 1705 N. Beauregard St. passed its biggest hurdle at a public hearing...

City council weighs in on fall session

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com As city council prepares to begin its fall term with a legislative session on Sept. 12, members say they expect...

Our View: By the numbers, ACPS performance declines

Numbers can be twisted to say what we want them to say. What we think about a topic is largely a product of how...
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