Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Alvin Crawley last week informed the School Board that he is projecting expenditures of $285,323,110, an increase of $8,030,456 or 2.9% for fiscal year 2018. He proposed revenue of $279,910,785, an increase of 4.4%. Crawley proposes to use $5,412,325 from the fund balance to make up the deficit.
Dr. Margaret Leary, professor of information technology at the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College and director of NOVA’s Cybersecurity Program, has been named a 2017 Outstanding Faculty of the Year by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
At their final meeting on Wednesday evening, the committee recommended Option 9a as their suggestion for the proposed boundary changes that will be implemented in fall 2018. Option 9a was recommended by 23 out of the 28 members present.
Alex Morales, a sophomore fashion merchandising student at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, will study in Italy this semester with support from the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program.
While Dr. Stacy Lopresti-Goodman doesn’t hear directly from the victims of post-traumatic stress disorder that she observed for a week in November, their friends often send her pictures of them snuggling, playing, or just lounging outside, enjoying the fresh air and California sunshine.