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Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Celebrating 100...

The Snowden School and the Hallowell School for Girls, the first public schools for black children in the City of Alexandria, opened 100 years...

All ACPS schools reach full accreditation for first time in 20...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] For the first time in 20 years, all of Alexandria's public schools have been fully accredited, according to an Alexandria...

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

When we think of fighting for equity and the integration of schools, names like Melvin Miller and Ferdinand T. Day spring to mind. As...

Our View: Remembering nine brave children

Heroes come in all sizes, ages and colors. Some heroes are well-known, while others are anonymous. As we honor the integration of Alexandria’s public schools,...

Ferdinand T. Day opens its doors

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The walls have been color-coded by grade, a parking garage roof has been converted into a jungle gym and the...

September 2018

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Our View: Inspirational leaders forged by adversity

The oft-quoted proverb by philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, “What does not kill me makes me stronger,” is overused, but that doesn’t mean it’s not largely...

ACPS nears conclusion in search for West End school name

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The in-the-works West End elementary school at 1701 N. Beauregard St. will soon be nameless no more. ACPS announced Monday it...