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August 31, 2010 Published in Schools

ACPS Daily Digest For August 31, 2010

Transportation Phone Lines Down

The phone lines for the ACPS Department of Pupil Transportation are down due to a damaged cable that serves the area. Due to the nature of the outage, the repair is expected to take at least 24 hours. Until the phone lines are working, please direct all transportation-related questions or concerns to  James Poindexter at james.poindexter@acps.k12.va.us, Deboris Munn at deboris.munn@acps.k12.va.us, Connie Olaya at constanza.olaya@acps.k12.va.us or Stephanie Cloud at stephanie.cloud@acps.k12.va.us .

Bus Schedules Online

All ACPS schools are in the process of mailing information packets with classroom and transportation information. In the meantime, parents can access bus schedules online at

http://www.acps.k12.va.us/transportation/ .

Exemplary Program At Charles Barrett

Dear Charles Barrett Community,

It is with great pride and excitement that I write to you to announce that our exemplary program selection for Charles Barrett Elementary School has been approved by Dr. Sherman, Superintendent of Schools. After a full year of extensive research, site visits, budgeting, needs assessments and presentations, I believe our team has selected a program that will best meet our students’ needs. Our exemplary program is Arts Integration. Read Principal Seth Kennard’s entire letter at

http://www.acps.k12.va.us/barrett/exemplary-announcement.pdf .

Health Fair Wednesday

Don’t forget the annual ACPS Health and Immunization Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 1, at Francis C. Hammond Middle School, 4646 Seminary Road, Alexandria. The event is open to any ACPS student in grades kindergarten through five without access to medical care who needs a physical exam, immunizations or a PPD (TB skin test) prior to school entry in September. Read more at http://www.acps.k12.va.us/news2011/nr2010081203.php .