Tag: ACHS

About Alexandria with Mark Eaton: Inflection point or ‘rinse and repeat?’

By Mark Eaton On January 11, the Alexandria Times reported on Alexandria City High School teacher Matthew Henry’s distressing letter to the School Board. Henry’s...

‘Spirit Box’ vending machine expands entrepreneurial options at ACHS

By Ariana Wilson Alexandria City High School’s dual enrollment entrepreneurship program with Northern Virginia Community College is providing students with hands-on training with the launch...

Louis Kokonis, beloved math teacher, dies at 91

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Alexandria City High School math teacher Louis Kokonis died January 4 at age 91. He worked in the school system...

‘Uncomfortable and unsafe’: Alexandria City High School teacher alleges harassment

By Brianne McConnell “Uncomfortable and unsafe” are words one Alexandria City High School teacher is using to describe recent interactions he said he’s had with...

Ireton boys’ hoops squad bests ACHS

By Ryan Hopper  Bishop Ireton defeated Alexandria City High School 66- 53 in front of a packed crowd at Godley Gymnasium Saturday night. Ireton exacted...

Finalists emerge for ACHS principal: Search followed resignation of Peter Balas...

By Brianne McConnell | [email protected] The search for a new executive principal at Alexandria City High School is down to two finalists, one a current...

Your View: School Board: Fund our dream school

To the editor: The school we dream of is full of counselors and teachers who all know our names and treat us with respect. Our...

Vega convicted of murder

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] On June 6, the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney obtained murder convictions against Ryan Vega, a 16-year-old Alexandria resident. Vega...

Our View: A needed respite

Will we ever get beyond damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic? It seems that ill effects from the global pandemic continue to swirl around...

EJI awards $5k to ACHS students ALEXANDRIA TIMES

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] On May 20, the national nonprofit the Equal Justice Initiative awarded a total of $5,000 in scholarships to three students...