Tag: school board

Nine announce school board candidacy, June 12 filing deadline approaches

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com 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...

ACPS nears conclusion in search for West End school name

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The in-the-works West End elementary school at 1701 N. Beauregard St. will soon be nameless no more. ACPS announced Monday it...

School board and city council discuss CIP

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Members of Alexandria’s school board met with their city council counterparts on Monday evening to explain their 10-year Capital Improvement...

Our View: Our wish upon a star? A break from partisanship

‘Tis the season for giving, love and wishes. What we’d most like in our Christmas stocking is a break from political nastiness and seemingly...

ACPS superintendent resigns after four years

Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Alvin Crawley submitted his resignation to the school board on Wednesday, nearly four years after taking the position. His...

Alexandria School Board candidates make their pitch to voters

By Melissa Quinn and Lisa McLean Alexandria residents gathered at the Beverley Hills Community United Methodist Church and Mount Vernon Community School to hear school...

Adopted school budget meets city managers threshold

Plan still requires approval of City Council