Tag: schools

Douglas MacArthur modernization process begins

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Plans are solidifying for the Douglas MacArthur Elementary School modernization project, which will involve demolishing the existing building and constructing...

Your Views: Deception in governing

To the editor: The word deception is defined as “the ability to believe something that is not true in order to gain a personal advantage.”...

Your Views: Segregated-income housing causes many problems

To the editor: As a parent with three children and as a planner, I think Alexandria can and should do much better for our students. The...

Our View: Congratulations to St. Mary School

It’s easy to take a local fixture like the Basilica School of St. Mary for granted. After all, when something’s been around for 150...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D.: The exciting...

These are exciting times for Alexandria City Public Schools. In the past two weeks, we announced that all schools within ACPS are fully accredited...

Our View: A momentous week for city schools

Life happens all at once, not just for individuals but also for institutions. We plan and work toward a goal – a house renovation,...

School board approves one connected high school

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The school board voted 6-3 in favor of one high school with a connected high school network during its meeting...

All ACPS schools reach full accreditation for first time in 20...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] For the first time in 20 years, all of Alexandria's public schools have been fully accredited, according to an Alexandria...

School board votes for connected high school network

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The school board voted 6-3 in favor of one connected high school during its Thursday night meeting. The board also...

Your Views: A student’s input on the school board vote

To the editor: Because of the upcoming Alexandria School Board vote, I would like to offer my input as a high school student in the...