Tag: school board

School board launches high school renaming process

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Alexandria school board voted unanimously today to begin the process to rename T.C. Williams High School. The decision was in...

Our View: Bad optics in school board budget

The school board budget adopted this month had to be cut slightly due to pandemic-caused shortfalls in the city’s revenues. Unfortunately, the school board opted...

School board passes FY2021 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The Alexandria City School Board unanimously adopted its revised fiscal year 2021 budget during a virtual meeting on June 5. Both...

School board approves revised academic calendar, considers new grading policy

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Superintendent Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D., and Alexandria City Public Schools staff presented changes to the school division's academic calendar and...

School board chooses “forest” concept for Douglas MacArthur

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The school board unanimously approved one of two design concepts for the Douglas MacArthur Elementary School rebuild at its Feb....

School board approves 10-year plan

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Alexandria School Board approved a $530.7 million 10-year Capital Improvement Program budget at a meeting on Dec. 19. The plan...

Our View: Our school board is not broken, so what are...

When change is proposed to a governing body’s composition or manner of election, important questions need to be asked. What would be gained and, conversely,...

School board may reduce size

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Alexandria City School Board is considering decreasing the number of members on the board and increasing the length of...

City council and school board move forward with high school project

By Luke Anderson Members of Alexandria’s city council and school board held a joint meeting on Monday to discuss the next steps of the high...

School board approves one connected high school

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The school board voted 6-3 in favor of one high school with a connected high school network during its meeting...