Tag: schools

ACPS closes for the rest of 2019-2020 school year

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] In response to the growing outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus in Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam (D) announced at a press conference...

Titans football coach steps down

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] James Longerbeam stepped down as head coach of the T.C. Williams High School football team on Feb. 3. Longerbeam has served...

School board chooses “forest” concept for Douglas MacArthur

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The school board unanimously approved one of two design concepts for the Douglas MacArthur Elementary School rebuild at its Feb....

Bishop Ireton opens new building

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Bishop Ireton High School officially unveiled its new academic center, the school’s biggest upgrade since it was founded in 1964,...

Our View: Should affordable housing be built on school property?

It’s well documented that Alexandria’s supply of affordable housing has declined dramatically during the past 20 years. The downside of a growing city with...

City considers adding affordable housing to Douglas MacArthur

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Members of the MacArthur Advisory Committee and the community were left scrambling last week after the city indicated it would...

Hutchings presents ACPS FY2021 budget

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] At its first meeting of 2020, the Alexandria City School Board considered an overview of the proposed fiscal year 2021...

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...