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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.

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 Community School became the new Alexandria City Public Schools Poet Laureate April 29. Gerlach earned the title after reading her poem, All Is Well, which is about abrupt changes in weather while on a hike, as part of an ACPS-wide poetry contest for students grades three through five.

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...

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.
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