Tag: students

Scholarship Fund raises $600k

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria raised $600,000 at their annual spring benefit gala and auction on April 22. More than...

ACHS student receives Narcan

By Amy Will | [email protected] At approximately 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, the Alexandria Police Department responded to Alexandria City High School following reports of a...

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

This spring, Alexandria City Public Schools administrators will begin to look at our priorities for the next five years. Our current strategic plan was...

MVCS deals with mold, leaky roof

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] At 95 years old, Mount Vernon Community School is the eldest of ACPS’ 17 schools, and after months of heavy...

Council approves Route 1 South density increase

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected]  City council unanimously approved a master plan amendment that puts the city’s affordable housing strategy east of Route 1 into motion on...

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...

Letter to the Editor: T.C. voter drive about engagement, not fraud

To the editor: I am writing in response to a letter in the Aug. 23 Alexandria Times, “Press has unique role in exposing wrongdoing,” primarily...

ACPS plans to address high school capacity crunch

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] With a rapidly growing student population and facilities that can’t keep up, Alexandria City Public Schools has taken the first...

Free program helps city children score

By Mae Hunt | [email protected] Alexandria Soccer Association Executive Director Tommy Park believes there’s power in playing soccer at a young age. Park, through a collaboration...

ACPS, Alexandria Health Department report case of tuberculosis at Patrick Henry

Alexandria City Public Schools and the Alexandria Health Department on Monday reported a recent case of pulmonary tuberculosis at Patrick Henry Elementary School. It's not...