Tag: school board

School board approves 10-year plan

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] The school board voted 6-3 in favor of one high school with a connected high school network during its meeting...

Your Views: Alexandria needs a second high school

To the editor: Tonight, the Alexandria School Board will vote on a strategy for addressing the capacity needs of our high school students, as detailed...

Your Views: A student’s input on the school board vote

To the editor: Because of the upcoming Alexandria School Board vote, I would like to offer my input as a high school student in the...

School board nears decision on high school project

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] School is back in session and students aren’t the only ones with major deadlines. The school board will vote on the...

School board adopts FY2020 budget

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] 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 | cmello[email protected] A preliminary plan to use the old Patrick Henry School building as a swing space while Douglas MacArthur Elementary School...