Tag: acps

School Board discusses restructuring options

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Alexandria School Board Chair Michelle Rief, Ph.D., prodded other members at the October 5 Board meeting to soon enact some...

Education creates opportunities

By Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ed.D.   There is much to look forward to and an abundance of opportunities as Alexandria City Public Schools 2023-24 academic year gets...

We must help students become self- disciplined citizens

To the editor: Amy Will’s article identified a crime crisis which is present across the country. Juveniles are committing serious crimes: murder, carjackings, robbery and...

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...

Encore! Encore!: ACPS teachers and parents push back following staffing decision

Corrected Version. By Amy Will | [email protected]  Educators and parents are passionately questioning a decision made by the Alexandria City School Department of Teaching, Learning and...

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...

Young girl shot, ‘secure status’ implemented

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] According to an Alexandria Police Department release, on Tuesday at approximately 1:30pm there was a reported shooting near the 1300 block of...

ACPS WEAPONS DETECTORS INSTALLED

On May 8, weapons detector screening equipment began being installed in some of Alexandria’s public schools. ACPS Chief of School & Community Relations Julia Burgos...

SRO agreement slated for vote: Board and city leaders discuss MOU...

By Amy Will | [email protected] A much-anticipated revised memorandum of understanding between Alexandria City Public Schools and the Alexandria Police Department to keep police officers...