Tag: acps

The city’s 2020 census efforts shift dramatically in response to COVID-19

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Every 10 years, the federal government undertakes the massive effort of trying to count every person living in the country...

My View | Allison Silberberg: Stay strong

Like all of you, I have been thinking about the unfolding events of recent weeks. There are times that challenge one's soul – and...

ACPS closes for the rest of 2019-2020 school year

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] In response to the growing outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus in Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam (D) announced at a press conference...

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

Alexandria City Public Schools and the Alexandria Health Department always work closely together whenever there is a flu outbreak in a school. We already...

Your Views: Support the Scholarship Fund

To the editor: Each year in March, Alexandria’s high school seniors are waiting to hear from colleges and universities – looking for that magical fat...

Our View: Unraveling an arrest at school

The Feb. 13 arrest of T.C. Williams High School student Mohamed Aly on two counts of first-degree murder has shaken not just that school...

City to hold virtual info session on coronavirus

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The City of Alexandria, Alexandria Health Department, Inova Health System and Alexandria City Public Schools are holding an online information...

Your Views: “A message from T.C. Williams High School principal”

To the editor: In my inbox on Feb. 13 I found in part the following: "We are writing to inform you that a T.C. Williams High...

City manager proposes 2-cent real estate tax hike with FY2021 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Manager Mark Jinks presented his Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal, which includes a 2-cent real estate tax increase, to...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Celebrating 100...

The Snowden School and the Hallowell School for Girls, the first public schools for black children in the City of Alexandria, opened 100 years...