Tag: schools

City manager to unveil proposed budget

City Manager Mark Jinks is set to formally present his proposed FY2019 budget to members of city council on Tuesday night. The formal unveiling...

Del Pepper discusses her priorities for Alexandria

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com When Del Pepper discusses her thoughts on the issues facing Alexandria, her excitement suggests this is her first run for...

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...

City-schools facilities task force makes recommendations to council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Members of the joint city-schools facility investment task force presented their recommendations to city council and the school board Tuesday night, one...

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...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: ACPS welcomes new opportunities...

First, I would like to wish all of our ACPS families and community a happy New Year. Alexandria City Public Schools begins the New Year...

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...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: The holiday season at...

As temperatures grow cooler, days become shorter and the year draws to a close, a spirit of giving, sharing and connecting abounds. Throughout our...

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...

Our View: Planning commission goes rogue

There are 73 ongoing boards and commissions listed on the City of Alexandria’s website. This doesn’t include ad hoc entities formed for specific reasons,...
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