Tag: school board

School Board candidates face off at candidate forum

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Sixteen candidates running for nine seats on the Alexandria School Board participated in a forum on Oct. 3 at Del Ray...

On the rebound: T.C. boys’ basketball hits reset button

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Correction: The original version of this article incorrectly described the departure of Brett Sullivan as T.C. Williams boys basketball coach as...

Letter to the Editor: A primer for elections in Alexandria

To the editor: With all the hoopla about national politics, it may have escaped some voters’ notice that Alexandria’s entire city council is up for...

Letter to the Editor: ACPS can do better for our students

To the editor: This is in response to a Sept. 6 letter in the Alexandria Times from Thomas W. Spoehr, “Elected officials should focus on...

Vying for voters at West End forum

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At a forum Saturday afternoon, city council candidates gathered for the first time since the Democratic Primary in June to...

Letter to the Editor: Christopher Suarez for Alexandria School Board

To the editor: In my 45 years as a resident of Alexandria, I never recall having a burning issue that propelled me to write a...

Filling in the Blanks with Ramee Gentry: Addressing high school capacity

The school board’s core priority and mission is ensuring academic excellence in our school division. It’s at the heart of our daily work. We...

Nine announce school board candidacy, June 12 filing deadline approaches

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] While city council campaigns are in full swing – with 13 declared candidates vying for six slots on that body...

Our View: Let’s re-think how Alexandria conducts council elections

Alexandria is in the midst of our triennial local election cycle, in which we will select a mayor, six city council members and nine...

Filling in the Blanks: City and schools collaboration is key

From time to time, a member of the community will ask me a question about something happening at or near one of our schools. Depending...