Coverage of issues facing Alexandria City Public Schools and the city’s various private schools.

City council approves Patrick Henry swing space

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At Saturday’s public hearing, city council unanimously approved plans to use the old Patrick Henry School building as an interim...

Code Ninjas combines gaming and education at new King Street location

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Come Saturday, there’s a new game in town. Code Ninjas, a franchise of education centers that teach young students coding, is...

Douglas MacArthur modernization process begins

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Plans are solidifying for the Douglas MacArthur Elementary School modernization project, which will involve demolishing the existing building and constructing...

Quarterback Robert Longerbeam leads T.C. to playoffs

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] You could say T.C. Williams High School senior Robert Longerbeam has had a good fall. As quarterback of T.C’s football...

Superintendent Hutchings receives award

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Ed.D. has been awarded a humanitarian award for his efforts to...

City council and school board move forward with high school project

By Luke Anderson Members of Alexandria’s city council and school board held a joint meeting on Monday to discuss the next steps of the high...