Tag: Alexandria City Public Schools

Our View: Looking back at 2017

In this, our year-in-review issue, we pause to take stock of what has transpired during the 12 months of the expiring calendar year. Some events...

Alexandria City Public Schools names new superintendent

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings Jr., a T.C. Williams High School alum, was selected by the school board as Alexandria City...

Mignon Anthony discusses priorities as ACPS COO

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Throughout Mignon Anthony’s wide-ranging and decades-long career, her focus has always been on the power of space. When she arrived in...

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...
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