Tag: Alexandria City Public Schools

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...

Your Views: ‘Communication errors’ strain credulity

To the editor: As the aunt of a teacher who has dedicated her career to teaching in the most difficult schools, I am grateful for...

ACPS approves 2023-24 budget

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria School Board approved its combined funds budget request for the 2023- 24 school year, which includes $359.9 million...

Filling in the Blanks with Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ed.D.: Achieving equity in...

The words of the late civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. resonate with us today as we celebrate Black History Month: “Injustice...

Equal Justice Initiative essay contest opens

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The Alexandria Community Remembrance Project announced the launch of the Equal Justice Initiative essay contest on Monday, to coincide with...

Filling in the Blanks with Melanie Kay-Wyatt, Ed.D: Invest in education,...

There is no greater investment we can make than in the education of our children. With that in mind, as we usher in a...

Historic Alexandria to celebrate MLK Day

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] On Jan. 16, the Office of Historic Alexandria will offer various opportunities to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. throughout the...