Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley has appointed Peter Balas as the new principal of T. C. Williams High School, citing proven strong leadership skills and academic experience as the reason for the choice.
The Alexandria-Caen Sister Cities Committee invites Alexandria students who are currently in college to apply for a one month full-time internship at the City Hall in Caen, France. Apply online by April 10, 2017.
The Alexandria City Council on Saturday unanimously approved a request from the Alexandria City Public Schools to transfer just over $4.4 million from the fiscal year 2017 Operating Budget to the FY2017 Capital Improvement Program Budget to purchase and retrofit 1701 and 1705 N. Beauregard Street for use as an elementary school. ACPS has already re-prioritized $34 million in the FY2017 to allow for the $15 million purchase and $23.8 million retrofit of the buildings.
Northern Virginia Community College President Scott Ralls and NOVA College Board Chair Todd Rowley are among 28 members appointed to serve on the GO Virginia Regional Council for Northern Virginia, which helps identify projects to compete for GO Virginia economic development funds.
Attorney General Mark R. Herring has joined 20 other state attorneys general and regulators from across the country in calling on the U.S Secretary of Education and Congressional leaders to maintain strong federal protections for taxpayers and for college students who attend for-profit institutions.
On Tuesday night, March 14, Prathik Naidu, 18, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology won seventh place and $70,000 in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2017, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors, founded and produced by Society for Science & the Public.