Tag: acps

Our View: When the process works

The old saying “practice makes perfect” is largely true. But before knowing what to practice, a process must be developed. Professional athletes, from golfers to...

School bus incident ends peacefully

By Denise Dunbar A gun scare Thursday afternoon turned out to be a toy following a tense scene aboard an Alexandria City Public Schools bus....

School Board seeks staggered elections

Proposals for reducing board size, eliminating districts draw less support BY AMY WILL Nearly 30 years after its first election cycle, Alexandria City’s School Board is...

Student overdoses prompt action: Fentanyl surge expedites education collaboration, expanded Narcan...

By Kaitlin Murphy | [email protected] Joint efforts around the City of Alexandria are underway to combat the opioid epidemic affecting students in our community in...

Filling in the Blanks with Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ed.D.: Don’t Suffer in...

By Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ed.D. Mental health concerns were pushed to the forefront amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While mental health has always been an issue in...

Our View: New superintendent, old problems

A spate of news from our schools has reverberated around Alexandria in the past week – some good, some horrible and some to be...

Kay-Wyatt named superintendent

By Brianne McConnell | [email protected] As the school year winds down, Alexandria City Public School officials are looking to the future with new leadership at...

About Alexandria with Mark Eaton: Staggering forward

By Mark Eaton Since the 1960’s, the Alexandria School Board’s relationship to the electorate has been restructured about every 30 years. In July 1964, the General...

Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ed.D announced as new ACPS Superintendent

By Brianne McConnell | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools will have a familiar face leading the district.   On the evening of May 4, the School...

ACHS student receives Narcan

By Amy Will | [email protected] At approximately 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, the Alexandria Police Department responded to Alexandria City High School following reports of a...