Tag: school board

School board adopts FY2020 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com School board members voted unanimously to approve Superintendent Dr. Gregory Hutchings’ fiscal year 2020 combined funds budget and FY2020-2029 Capital...

Patrick Henry swing space plan advances

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com A preliminary plan to use the old Patrick Henry School building as a swing space while Douglas MacArthur Elementary School...

Our View: Space for a swing

Sometimes the obvious right choice for the community really stinks for a small subsection of residents. That’s our take on the Alexandria school board’s decision...

The day two sisters proved T.C. Williams wrong

By Jim McElhatton Sixty years ago next week, the namesake of Alexandria’s only public high school – former superintendent Thomas Chambliss “T.C.” Williams – appeared...

School board approves amended high school capacity plan

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com After deliberating for almost two hours, school board members voted unanimously for an amended high school plan that would address...

School board unanimously passes amended high school capacity plan

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The Alexandria school board voted unanimously – although not without deliberation – in favor of an amended high school capacity...

New school board induction marks beginning of new term

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com A new mayor and city council were not the only officials sworn in during the past week: Alexandria also has...

Our View: New year, new leaders

The new calendar year often seems a bit superfluous, coming right in the middle of the existing school and fiscal years. A third grader...

Solution to T.C. Williams overcrowding remains elusive

By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Alexandria's T.C. Williams High School has a serious overcrowding problem. On that one point, there is total agreement between Alexandria City...

Our View: What’s the rush

Two important decisions with significant long-term implications for Alexandria are being rammed through the city approval process with minimal public input and arbitrary timelines. The...