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School Board Finalizes Budget – Uses for stimulus funds becoming more detailed, but not yet set in stone

After more than three months of debate, numerous revisions and an influx of millions of dollars in federal stimulus funding, the School Board has approved the city schools budget for the upcoming fiscal year. [...]

New Middle School Models Moving Closer to Reality

Going from two middle schools to five in two buildings and turning one elementary school into a kindergarten to eighth-grade school is no small change. [...]

Two New Faces to Join ACPS School Board

In the District A School Board election, the only district with a contested race on Tuesday, challengers Helen Morris and Mimi Carter won three-year terms along with incumbent Sheryl Gorsuch as representatives of the citys East [...]

High Hopes Riding on Scholarship Gala

For high school seniors everywhere, the only thing that may loom larger than heading to college is the ever-escalating price tag associated with higher education. [...]

Greenovation Begins At Minnie Howard

Although no ground was broken in the traditional sense, work officially began Monday on environmentally friendly renovations of the 54-year-old Minnie Howard Campus of T.C. Williams High School. [...]

Fifth Grader Named New ACPS Poet Laureate

Shannon Gerlach, a fifth grade student at Mt. Vernon [...]

Titans Awarded At State Leadership Conference

Bridgette Wanzer-McCoy led the way for T.C. Williams students taking part in the recent Family, Career and Community Leaders of America state leadership and recognition conference in Virginia Beach. [...]

After Local Victory, Odyssey Teams Figuring Out How To Get To Competitions Next Level

The fifth and sixth grade students on the Odyssey of the Mind teams at Belle View and Stratford Landing Elementary Schools probably thought that solving the problems put forth in the regional competition were tough enough. [...]

Schools To Hire Early Childhood Specialist

Without wasting any time, really, the Alexandria School Board moved April 16 to create a new position to lead the development, implementation and coordination of early childhood programs throughout ACPS and the city as a whole. [...]

T.C. To Present Fiddler on the Roof

Having already performed two scenes from its upcoming performance at the April 16 School Board meeting for those in attendance including most of the ACPS executive staff as well as city school board members [...]