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Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Continuing the...

When we think of fighting for equity and the integration of schools, names like Melvin Miller and Ferdinand T. Day spring to mind. As...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings Ed.D.: Implementing equitable...

I recently shared my vision for Alexandria City Public Schools with the Alexandria community. It is perhaps fitting that thanks to last week’s snow,...

Our View: Remembering Samuel Tucker, a great Alexandrian

The year was 1939. Franklin Roosevelt was President of the United States. World War II started in Europe. Baseball great Lou Gehrig retired after...

Your Views: New name needed for T.C. Williams High School

To the editor: I’ve enjoyed your series on civil rights in Alexandria. It made me sad, however, that the high school continues to carry the...

Patrick Henry gets an upgrade

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Students rushed through the doors of the new Patrick Henry School with smiles on their faces and a spring in...

The day two sisters proved T.C. Williams wrong

By Jim McElhatton Sixty years ago next week, the namesake of Alexandria’s only public high school – former superintendent Thomas Chambliss “T.C.” Williams – appeared...

Our View: Remembering nine brave children

Heroes come in all sizes, ages and colors. Some heroes are well-known, while others are anonymous. As we honor the integration of Alexandria’s public schools,...

School board approves amended high school capacity plan

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com After deliberating for almost two hours, school board members voted unanimously for an amended high school plan that would address...

School board unanimously passes amended high school capacity plan

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The Alexandria school board voted unanimously – although not without deliberation – in favor of an amended high school capacity...

New Patrick Henry School opens its doors

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com After 18 months of construction, the new Patrick Henry School and Patrick Henry Neighborhood Recreation Center opened to students and...
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