Tag: Alexandria City Public Schools

Petey Jones, ‘Remember the Titans’ player and longtime ACPS employee, dies...

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com Petey Jones, a longtime employee of T.C. Williams High School and a member of the championship-winning 1971 football team depicted...

ACPS teachers named Champions of Children

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com Three Alexandria City Public Schools staffers won awards for “establishing life-changing services for the children and families,” according to a news...

Tying the Knot: Gregory and Cheryl Hutchings share their 20-year love...

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com When Gregory Hutchings and Cheryl Carter locked eyes across the room in a Norfolk restaurant in 1999, neither could have...

FY2020 budget passes without tax rate hike

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council unanimously adopted the fiscal year 2020 operating budget on May 1, maintaining the real estate tax rate for the...

Plaintiffs file injunction in T.C. lights case

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The plaintiffs in the T.C. lights case filed a request for an injunction against Alexandria City Public Schools on May...

Walter Densmore, GW high school athlete, dies at 79

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Walter Cox Densmore Jr., a George Washington High School record-breaking basketball player, died from cancer on March 15. He was...

Council considers various budget cuts in preliminary add/delete session

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council held its preliminary add/delete session for the fiscal year 2020 budget on April 23. During discussion, councilors widely expressed...

City manager proposes FY2020 budget

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com City Manager Mark Jinks’ Fiscal Year 2020 proposed budget involves no real estate tax rate increase, no major service reductions...

The day two sisters proved T.C. Williams wrong

By Jim McElhatton Sixty years ago next week, the namesake of Alexandria’s only public high school – former superintendent Thomas Chambliss “T.C.” Williams – appeared...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings: Fresh starts require...

The new year is always a time of fresh starts and resolutions. But it is impossible to have those fresh starts and new beginnings...