Tag: Alexandria City Public Schools

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...

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...

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...

School zone speed cameras

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] On March 28, the city announced plans to install speed cameras near the following school zones: Francis Hammond Middle...