Tag: Alexandria City Public Schools

2024 Candidate Profile: Kirk McPike runs for second Council term

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Longtime political operative Kirk McPike, who is gearing up to campaign for a second term on Alexandria’s City Council, has...

ACHS teacher Eva Irwin wins $25k Milken Educator Award

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Alexandria City High School English teacher Eva Irwin won a $25,000 Milken Educator Award. The award was presented to Irwin...

Update: Loaded gun accidentally brought to Lyles-Crouch by student

By Ryan Hopper An elementary school student accidentally brought a relative’s loaded Ruger 9 mm handgun to Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy on Friday, according to a...

Loaded handgun found in elementary student’s backpack

By Ryan Hopper An elementary school student brought a relative’s loaded Ruger 9mm handgun to school on Friday, according to a Saturday press release by...

Learning disruptions hurt all

To the editor:  Thank you to Mark Eaton for his keen insights on the need for a quality alternative education program in Alexandria’s schools. As...

Louis Kokonis, beloved math teacher, dies at 91

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] Alexandria City High School math teacher Louis Kokonis died January 4 at age 91. He worked in the school system...

‘Uncomfortable and unsafe’: Alexandria City High School teacher alleges harassment

By Brianne McConnell “Uncomfortable and unsafe” are words one Alexandria City High School teacher is using to describe recent interactions he said he’s had with...

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...

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...