Tag: kids

National Night Out comes to ALX

Aaron Kopp | [email protected] On Tuesday Alexandrians joined with the Alexandria Police Department and other emergency medical service members during the 40th annual National Night Out....

Advice from a therapist: Helping teens cope with anxiety and pressure

By Adele Stuckey and Matthew Brooks Post pandemic, adults talk about figuring out the “new normal.” As teenagers, you have an even harder job. You...

ALX Kids: ‘If I were the teacher’

If I were the teacher, I’d be cool as a cucumber! I’d build a pool so we could get on a floaty and do math. I’d give...

Long-term success in ALX

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] In every city, there are certain businesses that are able to withstand the test of time. The secret? These establishments rely...

ALX Kids: A journey through pandemic-era education

By Francesca Capelli COVID-19 struck in March 2020, when I was in sixth grade. Originally it was only supposed to be a two-week quarantine for...

‘Life finds a way’: Community-built Alexandria Drive-In comes to a close...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] When Dr. Ian Malcolm, played by Jeff Goldblum, famously said, “Life finds a way” in the 1993 classic “Jurassic Park,”...

Three Titans vie for Olympic gold: Butts-Townsend, Lyles, IsLey to represent...

By Katherine Hapgood | [email protected] Three T.C. Williams High School graduates will compete on the world stage this month at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Tynita...

ALX Kids: What to look forward to during this ‘new normal’...

By Reagan Lowrance With COVID-19 vaccinations in full swing and businesses opening back up, my friends and I are looking at what our summers will...

ALX Kids: Time to inspire social change

By Aniya Witherspoon There are so many things I am passionate about that I could probably spend the entirety of this article discussing, so I...

Alexandria Times Voter Guide 2021

On June 8, voters will head to the polls for the Democratic primary where they will choose between incumbent Mayor Justin Wilson and former...