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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.

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 dedication of a bench in the schools courtyard.

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 that she called the spit-baller.

School Board Finalizes Budget – Uses for stimulus funds becoming more...

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 End.
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