Tag: schools

Blessed Sacrament named a Blue Ribbon school

Blessed Sacrament School has been named a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School by the Department of Education for the second time, the department and the...

Independent Mark Shiffer runs for city council

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Mark Shiffer, a nonprofit owner with a background in data and technology, is running for council as the only Independent...

New system boosts ACPS accreditation

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Fourteen of Alexandria City Public Schools’ 16 schools are expected to be fully accredited for the 2018-19 school year, according...

Bishop Ireton breaks ground on new academic wing

Bishop Ireton kicked off construction of the school’s new academic wing with a groundbreaking on Tuesday. Bishop of the Arlington Diocese Michael Burbidge, Head of...

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

By Dr. Gregory Hutchings Sixty days can either seem like a long time or like no time at all. In some ways, my first sixty...

City receives 2.89 percent rate of sale for bonds

After recently having its bond ratings reaffirmed in July, the city announced on Monday that it has secured low interest rates on the sale...

ACPS plans to address high school capacity crunch

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com With a rapidly growing student population and facilities that can’t keep up, Alexandria City Public Schools has taken the first...

Filling in the Blanks with Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings Jr.: The...

By Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings Jr.  It’s been just over a month since I returned to Alexandria, and I have to say, it is good...

Lois Berlin reflects on year as superintendent

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Dr. Lois Berlin didn’t let an interim title and one-year tenure get in the way of moving Alexandria City Public...

Letter to the Editor: Wilson tackles schools challenges

To the editor: As Alexandria parents whose child attended Alexandria City Public Schools and who now watch a new generation of neighborhood children attend those...
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