Tag: schools

Allison Silberberg reflects on term as mayor

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com As she looks back on her time as mayor, Allison Silberberg’s reflections are built from stories of the events she’s...

Our View: The school maintenance conundrum

Many of Alexandria’s schools have severe maintenance woes. This is not a new issue, but rather a problem that’s been festering for years –...

MVCS deals with mold, leaky roof

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At 95 years old, Mount Vernon Community School is the eldest of ACPS’ 17 schools, and after months of heavy...

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...
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