Tag: education

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

To the editor: I write in support of Veronica Nolan’s candidacy for reelection to a seat on the Alexandria City School Board as a representative...

Letter to the Editor: Chris Suarez for school board

To the editor: On Nov. 6, Alexandria voters will be choosing among candidates for important citywide offices. Included among these is Chris Suarez, who is...

My View: Why I’m running for council

By Michael S. Clinkscale We pay people to be poor. This is the essence of the social welfare system as it is applied today. And...

City council approves lights, upgrades for T.C. Williams’ Parker-Gray Stadium

City council voted to approve the addition of lights at T.C. Williams' Parker-Gray Stadium, as well as upgrades to the stadium itself and a...

Filling in the blanks with Dr. Hutchings: Rebuilding trust starts now

By Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D. Trust is one of those things that is hard to win and yet can be lost in a split second. With...

Blessed Sacrament named a Blue Ribbon school

Blessed Sacrament School has been named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School by the Department of Education for the second time, the department and the...

New system boosts ACPS accreditation

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Fourteen of Alexandria City Public Schools’ 16 schools are expected to be fully accredited for the 2018-19 school year, according...

Letter to the Editor: ACPS can do better for our students

To the editor: This is in response to a Sept. 6 letter in the Alexandria Times from Thomas W. Spoehr, “Elected officials should focus on...

Bishop Ireton breaks ground on new academic wing

Bishop Ireton kicked off construction of the school’s new academic wing with a groundbreaking on Tuesday. Bishop of the Arlington Diocese Michael Burbidge, Head of...

Photos: A new season at ACPS

Alexandria City Public Schools students kicked off the 2018-19 school year on Tuesday. This year’s start of school was significant in several ways, as it...