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Students Present Grading Scale Research to Board

T.C. Williams students presented some of the findings of their research about grading policy to the School Board at its June 4 meeting; the presentation was later accompanied by Superintendent Morton Shermans recommended changes to grading [...]

Kennard to Replace Lawson as Barrett Principal

During its June 4 meeting, the Alexandria City Public School Board voted to make Seth Kennard the new Charles Barrett Elementary School principal, replacing Annetta Lawson, who will retire in June with 36 years of service [...]

Enrollment Policies Under Review

Continuing proof of residency may be required for students. [...]

Calendar Mix-Up Means Shortened Day for ACPS

All Alexandria City Public School students will be dismissed two hours earlier than their usual dismissal times on Friday, June 19 [...]

The Wide World of Jobs

Francis C. Hammond Middle School will hold its Career Exploration Day on June 15, giving students the opportunity to acknowledge the great job prospects available to students in the Alexandria metropolitan area. [...]

Episcopal Graduates 118 in Class of 2009

On May 30, the Episcopal High School community and the families of the class of 2009 celebrated commencement with words of praise and expressions of great joy as 118 graduates set off into post-E.H.S. life. [...]

Hammond Class Video Takes First at Earth Force Summit

Two of Nancy Borts seventh-grade science classes at Francis C. Hammond Middle School created a video this year that won first place at a Youth Summit sponsored by Earth Force, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the [...]

Hammond Class of 1959 Remembers Classmate

In the 50th year since it graduated from the former Francis C. Hammond High School, the Class of 1959 is holding a ceremony May 29 at 4 p.m. to remember classmate Robert J. Walters with the [...]

Exciting Opportunities Coming This Summer for Middle Schoolers

The Alexandria City Public Schools Summer School program has two unique opportunities for rising middle school students. [...]

Hammond Student Engineers a First-Place Finish in National Essay Contest

Nora Belkhayat, a seventh-grader from Francis C. Hammond Middle School, won first place in the middle-school division of the 2009 Imagine That! Engineering Innovation Essay Contest for an essay that described a magnetic-levitation type of transportation [...]