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Interim Superintendent Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Alexandria, Va. —  Interim Superintendent Lois F. Berlin has appointed Mignon Anthony as the new chief operating officer for Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS).

Alexandria Symphony’s Sympatico Students Compose New Work

Music Education Program Embarks on Its Sixth Composition Workshop  Alexandria, VA— Music-making with Sympatico is a daily affair at John Adams Elementary School, but during the week of November 6, students will take their music-making to a whole new level in a week-long intensive workshop.

Swim Skills Program Expands to Four Elementary Schools

 The highly successful swim skills program that launched as a pilot at Polk Elementary School last spring is being expanded to three more elementary schools this school year. Students from John Adams Elementary School, Jefferson-Houston PreK-8 School, James K. Polk Elementary School and Samuel Tucker Elementary School will participate in a swim safety program as part of […]

City Council Endorses Conversion of Vacant Office Space into Alexandria’s Newest School

Alexandria, Va. — The City Council voted unanimously to approve the change in use of a vacant office building on the West End into a new school at the hearing on Saturday. The school, based at 1701 N. Beauregard Street, will be the first new school for Alexandria City Public Schools since 2000. The first four […]

Alexandria’s “Kids in Need” To Get Off Hours Assistance

ACPS Awarded Department of Education Grant to Support High-Need Students Outside of School Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) has been awarded a three-year grant from the Department of Education that will enable the school division and its partners to provide academic, social and emotional, and enrichment activities outside of school hours. The grant has been […]

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