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New Middle Schools Busy Preparing for Day One

Less than five weeks remain until the citys five new middle schools open their doors to students on the day after Labor Day and, with time at a premium, school leaders are doing everything they can to make sure their facilities are ready.

T.C. Gets New Executive Associate Principal

Alexandria Superintendent Morton Sherman last week named Stephen Colantouni the new executive associate principal at T.C. Williams High School, a new role for Colantuoni on the T.C. Williams administrative team.

Student Group Returns With Ideas For Stimulus Funds

A committee of T.C. Williams High School students last week provided their recommendations for using stimulus funding to Superintendent Morton Sherman and the Alexandria City School Board. College visits and college application assistance headed the students list of ideas.

ACPS Hires New HR Director

Alexandria City Public Schools Monday announced that Stephen M. Wilkins began as the school systems new human resources director. Wilkins, a retired U.S. Army colonel, comes to ACPS from Chicago Public Schools, where he was program manager of facilities, supervising the facilities program for 650 schools and managing 130 staff and contractors.

T.C. Sends Off New Generation of Hope

Their 183-day senior year, one that some thought might never end, finally found closure Thursday in a sea of red, white and blue caps and gowns.

Newcomers Sworn In As New School Board Takes Shape

Armed with binders providing background information and bracing for the daily reports that are sure to come from their own personal student advisory boards, newcomers Mimi Carter and Helen Morris were sworn in Monday as members of the Alexandria School Board.

T.C. Williams Meets Gold Standard

The results are in and the design for the new T.C. Williams High School has exceeded previous expectations.

Board Approves Grading Policy

Starting next year, T.C. Williams students will be judged and ranked a little differently.

The School Board last Thursday voted unanimously in favor of changing the grading system at Alexandrias public high school beginning July 1 from the existing and dated six-point scale to the new 10-point scale recommended by Superintendent Morton Sherman.

Two New Members To Join School Board Monday

When the 2008-2009 school year comes to a close after the graduation festivities this Thursday at T.C. Williams, ACPS leadership will be looking ahead once again as a new School Board takes office Monday.

For Students, Not Their Battle This Summer

ACPS pupils to miss out on Ft. Ward Civil War summer camp because of scheduling mix-up
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