Tag: education

ACPS chooses name for West End elementary school

After releasing its shortlist of possible names earlier this month, the Alexandria City School Board has chosen an Alexandrian civil rights activist and longtime...

Bishop Ireton senior named a National Merit Scholarship finalist

A student at Bishop Ireton High School has been named a finalist in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program, according to a news release...

My View: Why I’m running for city council

By Amy Jackson I see Alexandria in two lights: the past and the future. In the past, Alexandria has always been very good to me. I...

Filling in the Blanks: City and schools collaboration is key

From time to time, a member of the community will ask me a question about something happening at or near one of our schools. Depending...

Our View: Flu is one thing we shouldn’t share

While Alexandria is known for being a giving community, there are times when we need to not only keep what we have, but go...

Local nonprofit pledges money to those who serve at-risk youth

Local nonprofit RunningBrooke has pledged $108,749 toward education and nonprofit partners who serve at-risk youth. RunningBrooke announced in a news release that it will grant...

Q&A: Incoming ACPS superintendent Hutchings ready to return

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Since being named superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools in December, Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings Jr. has been preparing to...

Updated: SSSAS coach faces 19 felony indictments

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] A longtime St. Stephen's & St. Agnes coach and equipment manager has been arrested for soliciting sex from a female...

After Francis C. Hammond threat, ACPS reports copycat threat

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] After a Twitter threat led to the lockdown and evacuation at Francis C. Hammond Middle School Thursday morning, Alexandria City Public...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: ACPS welcomes new opportunities...

First, I would like to wish all of our ACPS families and community a happy New Year. Alexandria City Public Schools begins the New Year...