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Two New Members To Join School Board Monday

When the 2008-2009 school year comes to a close after the graduation festivities this Thursday at T.C. Williams, ACPS leadership will be looking ahead once again as a new School Board takes office Monday.

For Students, Not Their Battle This Summer

ACPS pupils to miss out on Ft. Ward Civil War summer camp because of scheduling mix-up

44 Employees Retiring From ACPS Posts

With the school year winding to a close and students ready to move on to summer or just move on from Alexandria City Public Schools, nearly four dozen staff members are leaving the system for good as well

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 policy at the high school.

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 to the students of Alexandrias schools.

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 protection of watersheds.
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