Tag: education

2018-2019 SOL results were a mixed bag for ACPS

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] There was good news and bad news for Alexandria City Public Schools in the Standards of Learning test results for...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Leadership requires...

Leadership requires tough decision making. We would all like to be able to achieve everything for everyone, but it is a reality of life...

T.C. Robotics competes in world championship quarterfinals

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Tucked away in the back of T.C. Williams High School, nestled between old rolled-up graduation curtains and chained-up bicycles, one...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Students must...

This spring, Alexandria City Public Schools administrators will begin to look at our priorities for the next five years. Our current strategic plan was...

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...

Justin Wilson steps into mayoral office

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Justin Wilson took Alexandria’s oath of office for the fourth time at the city council initiation ceremony on Wednesday night....

Allison Silberberg reflects on term as mayor

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] As she looks back on her time as mayor, Allison Silberberg’s reflections are built from stories of the events she’s...

MVCS deals with mold, leaky roof

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At 95 years old, Mount Vernon Community School is the eldest of ACPS’ 17 schools, and after months of heavy...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings: Unlocking the equation...

We frequently talk about the vision of Alexandria City Public Schools – that every student will succeed. But what does that really mean? And...

Letter to the Editor: Re-elect Lorber to the school board

To the editor: Three years ago, I wrote to this paper to endorse Margaret Lorber as a first-time candidate for the Alexandria City School Board...