Tag: schools

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: We must...

Summer is a time for travel and exploration, so my family and I recently engaged in quality family time to follow the civil rights...

City council votes to expand preschool capacity

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com Alexandria’s early childhood education programs took center stage at city council’s legislative meeting on June 25, as council members voted...

ACPS teachers named Champions of Children

By Arya Hodjat | ahodjat@alextimes.com Three Alexandria City Public Schools staffers won awards for “establishing life-changing services for the children and families,” according to a news...

Episcopal High School to get new field, entrance

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com City council approved plans for a new track and field at Episcopal High School during its public hearing on Saturday. The...

Your Views: First integrated are first eliminated at ACPS

To the editor: Lewis Walker began sweeping floors and emptying trash cans in George Washington High School in Alexandria in 1948. For most of his...

Our View: The implications of our history

The history of a place encompasses more than buildings. History is too complicated and layered to be contained just by structures, even ones as...

Superintendent Hutchings proposes custodian plan

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com After months of public outcry, a plan is in the works to address the 30 Alexandria City Public Schools custodians...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Leadership requires...

Leadership requires tough decision making. We would all like to be able to achieve everything for everyone, but it is a reality of life...

FY2020 budget passes without tax rate hike

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council unanimously adopted the fiscal year 2020 operating budget on May 1, maintaining the real estate tax rate for the...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: Students must...

This spring, Alexandria City Public Schools administrators will begin to look at our priorities for the next five years. Our current strategic plan was...