Tag: education

Alexandria City Public Schools names new superintendent

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings Jr., a T.C. Williams High School alum, was selected by the school board as Alexandria City...

Mignon Anthony discusses priorities as ACPS COO

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Throughout Mignon Anthony’s wide-ranging and decades-long career, her focus has always been on the power of space. When she arrived in...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: The holiday season at...

As temperatures grow cooler, days become shorter and the year draws to a close, a spirit of giving, sharing and connecting abounds. Throughout our...

Alexandria-based United Way Worldwide executives participate in national nonprofit summit

Two of Alexandria-based United Way Worldwide's top executives participated in a national nonprofit summit last week. United Way Worldwide President and CEO Brian Gallagher and U.S....

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: Being fully prepared is...

It is a tragic reality of our times that there is a chance any one of us could encounter a dangerous situation any place...

ACPS chooses not to proceed with principal appointment for West End...

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Missy Schrott Just a week after John B. Murphy was appointed principal of the West End Elementary School at 1701 N....

Filling in the Blanks: New West End school first in 17...

It has been seventeen years since our city opened an entirely new school. The last school to open was Samuel Tucker Elementary in 2000. Much...

After brief obstacle, Bishop Ireton expansion approved

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council unanimously approved a development special use permit for Bishop Ireton’s expansion at its public hearing on Saturday. The decision reversed...

Filling in the Blanks: SOLs are just one way of measuring...

The beginning of a school year always coincides with receiving the results of testing conducted in the previous school year. Tests such as the...

Interim ACPS superintendent aims to bridge the gap

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  When Lois Berlin arrives in a new school district, she has two questions in mind: First, what is going well?...