Tag: Peter Balas

Petey Jones, ‘Remember the Titans’ player and longtime ACPS employee, dies...

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com Petey Jones, a longtime employee of T.C. Williams High School and a member of the championship-winning 1971 football team depicted...

T.C. teacher Louis Kokonis celebrates 60 years with ACPS

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Alexandria’s schools have changed a lot during the past 60 years, however, there has been one constant: Mr. Kokonis. Louis Kokonis,...

City council approves lights, upgrades for T.C. Williams’ Parker-Gray Stadium

City council voted to approve the addition of lights at T.C. Williams' Parker-Gray Stadium, as well as upgrades to the stadium itself and a...

Gov. Ralph Northam visits T.C. to officially open health science academy

Gov. Ralph Northam visited T.C. Williams High School on Oct. 5 to cut the ribbon and officiate the opening of the school’s new Governor’s...

AP test participation, scores increase at T.C. Williams in 2018

Advanced Placement test scores and test participation rose at T.C. Williams High School between the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years, according to results released...

New ACPS superintendent plans to spearhead school capacity issues

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Gregory C. Hutchings Jr., Ed.D., Alexandria City Public Schools’ fourth superintendent in five years, said he’s here to stay. The Alexandria...

Lois Berlin reflects on year as superintendent

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Dr. Lois Berlin didn’t let an interim title and one-year tenure get in the way of moving Alexandria City Public...

Our View: By the numbers, ACPS performance declines

Numbers can be twisted to say what we want them to say. What we think about a topic is largely a product of how...

ACPS test score decline part of two-year trend

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Denise Dunbar Alexandria City Public Schools saw slight declines in the pass rates of all five general subject categories of its...

Our View: Berlin is an unusually qualified interim

When someone or something is labeled interim, it heralds a temporary situation: an intervening time period. In music, the interim element is a bridge, connecting...