Tag: education

ACPS to open in March

By Allison Hageman | [email protected] After a full year of virtual learning, Alexandria City Public Schools plans to begin its phased reopening in March, ACPS...

Your Views: Data indicate schools are safe

To the editor: ACPS must re-open schools immediately following Gov. Ralph Northam’s issuance of new guidance issued on Jan. 14. If ACPS does not act...

New program offers STEM training to Lyles-Crouch students

Rosie Riveters, a local non-profit, and local restaurant group Alexandria Restaurant Partners have partnered to offer a STEM program for 443 students at Lyles-Crouch...

Your Views: School board should put children first

To the editor: I write this with respect for our school board members. They put in long hours and are well-intentioned people trying to navigate...

Biotechnology fundraiser underway

By Will Schick | [email protected] T.C. Williams High School engineering and biotechnology teacher Jen Ushe aims to raise $9,000 to organize a virtual event for...

My View: Our best kept secret with John Porter

“It’s the best kept secret in Northern Virginia.” I have lost count of the number of times I have heard this statement made regarding Northern...

Speak Easy podcast features ACPS teacher Heather Rosner

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] This month’s guest on Speak Easy, the Alexandria Times podcast, is Heather Rosner, band teacher at George Mason Elementary School. Rosner...

Your Views: Superintendent promotes false narrative

To the editor: As I read the Nov. 12 Alexandria Times editorial, “Back to the classroom,” and letters to the editor about our public schools...

School board considers removing APD from schools

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] The Alexandria School Board began conducting its bi-annual review of the memorandum of understanding between Alexandria City Public Schools and...

Private schools gravitate toward in-person instruction

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] All public school systems in Northern Virginia, including Alexandria City Public Schools, have announced that they will begin the school...