Tag: school safety

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...

Need for speed safety

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Alexandria school zones are about to become safer – and under more surveillance. In an effort to bolster traffic safety in...

Parents raise safety concerns

By Kassidy McDonald │ [email protected]  Numerous ACPS parents expressed their distress and concern about violence in Alexandria City Public Schools, and the potential for future...

Joint meeting addresses school safety, council approves SLEP member

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council and the Alexandria School Board held a joint meeting on Monday, in which they discussed ways to bolster...

Your Views: Celebrating ACPS educators and staff

To the editor: As Alexandria City Public Schools nears the end of the first quarter of the year, there is much to be thankful...

Your Views: Remove police from schools

To the editor: All children deserve to go to school and feel safe and supported. For many of us, school offers a safe space where...

Letter to the Editor: Three-part plan for school safety

To the editor: Regardless of our political affiliation or ideology, we can all agree on one thing: our children are the future, and they must...