Tag: school safety

Our View: Let’s talk

There has seldom been a greater disconnect between two items in a single issue of the Alexandria Times than between this week’s page 1...

Student to dispatch: ‘There’s a big-ass fight here’

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] A fight at the Minnie Howard campus of Alexandria City High School on Monday resulted in three students being arrested...

ACPS discusses school safety in public forum

Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Alexandria City Public Schools officials and district parents discussed school safety last week during a public forum at George Washington Middle...

Your Views: Seminary Valley: safe ways to school

To the editor: Currently, there is an active campaign against a much needed sidewalk on Polk Avenue. While this sidewalk may eliminate a handful of...

City Council holds legislative meeting

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] City Council held a legislative meeting on Tuesday evening to present a number of awards and proclamations, discuss the concept of...

Kay-Wyatt settles into new role

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Melanie Kay-Wyatt began her new position as interim superintendent at Alexandria City Public Schools one month ago, a role she’s...

Agenda Alexandria hosts safety panel

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] To ring in its 2022-2023 season, Agenda Alexandria hosted a program on Monday night at the George Washington Masonic National...

School Board approves 2022-2023 areas of focus

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] One month into the 2022- 23 school year, the Alexandria School Board approved its areas of focus for the current year...

ACPS ups security

By Liana Hardy | [email protected] Amid pressure from concerned parents, Alexandria City Public Schools officials have increased security at school campuses by adding new measures...

Our View: Hoping for a better year

As with the turn of the calendar year, each new school year also begins with hope. On an individual level, students usually have fresh...