Tag: alexandria city public school

Filling in the Blanks with Melanie Kay-Wyatt: Be true to...

By Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ed.D In addressing our Alexandria City High School graduates, I offered the advice in the title as they received diplomas on June...

Filling in the Blanks with Melanie Kay-Wyatt: Striving for healthy...

By Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ed.D The stress that comes with trying to do your best, juggle a busy workload, be popular and achieve success can be...

Filling in the Blanks with Melanie Kay-Wyatt: Volunteering: A feel-good...

By Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ed.D There’s no greater gift than that of our time, talents and resources. We are reminded of that this month as Alexandria...

Filling in the Blanks with Melanie Kay-Wyatt: Healthy food choices...

By Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ed.D Access to healthy food options has a direct impact on academic achievement, performance and overall well-being. With March celebrating National Nutrition...

Filling in the Blanks with Melanie Kay-Wyatt: Make an impact...

By Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ed.D In choosing “one team, one journey” as a mantra for Alexandria City Public Schools, I reflected on the importance of a...

Filling in the Blanks with Melanie Kay-Wyatt: Budgeting for a...

In presenting the Alexandria City Public Schools 2025 Combined Funds Budget to the School Board on January 4, I drew inspiration from the great...

Filling in the Blanks with Melanie Kay-Wyatt: Redefining the high...

Eyeing the new Alexandria City High School Minnie Howard Campus that’s under construction, I envision what the future holds as The High School Project...

Filling in the Blanks with Melanie Kay-Wyatt: One team, one journey

By Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ed.D. Family engagement in education is a partnership that helps create a positive learning environment and improve academic outcomes. As we observe...

ACPS administrators advocate to keep school resource officers

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] As part of its bi-annual review of the memorandum of understanding between Alexandria schools and the Alexandria Police Department, the...

City Council votes to approve historic tax increase

By James Cullum | [email protected] The Alexandria City Council voted 6-1 to adopt a $728.1 million general fund fiscal year 2018 budget on May 4. This...