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Virginia Students Again Among Top AP Achievers

February 21, 2018

Virginia has the nation’s sixth-highest percentage of public high school seniors qualifying for college credit on Advanced Placement examinations, according to data released today by the College Board, the nonprofit organization that manages the AP program.

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How ACPS Is Working To Keep Our Schools Safe

February 20, 2018

Our thoughts are with the students, families and staff of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, Florida, following the unimaginable and senseless tragedy that occurred there on Feb. 14.

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Marymount Professor Co-Authors Book On Gender Psychology

February 20, 2018

During the 10 years Dr. Camille Buckner has taught the Psychology of Gender at Marymount University, she has struggled to find the right textbook. So when the opportunity arose, Buckner helped write it.

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Integrating More Movement Into The Classroom

February 20, 2018

ACPS’ efforts to incorporate more physical activity into our students’ school day just got a giant boost, thanks to grants totaling more than $35,000 from RunningBrooke’s Move2Learn program.

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Provide Feedback On Phase 2 Of The Long Range Educational Facilities Plan

February 20, 2018

In spring 2016, Phase 2 of the Long Range Educational Facilities Plan was initiated to address citywide high school and pre-K capacity needs. As a result of this work, two additional chapters were drafted by the LREFP Work Group to include in the 2015 LREFP document created in Phase 1.

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Two ACPS Reflections Winners Headed To Virginia State Competition

February 12, 2018

Two students will represet Alexandria City Public Schools at the 2018 Virgina state level of the National PTA Reflections Art  Contest.  

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Virginia Students Thank Their School Divisions For Commitment to Tobacco- and E-Cigarette-Free Schools

February 9, 2018

On Feb. 14, join the 24/7 campaign, Y Street and the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth​ ​in celebrating Virginia school divisions with 100% comprehensive tobacco- and e-cigarette-free policies. Francis C. Hammond and George Washington middle schools are participating for Alexandria City Public Schools.

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SSSAS Robotics Team Advances To States

February 8, 2018

The St. Stephen's and St. Agnes veteran robotics team, Thunder Stone, was part of the winning alliance that succeeded in the FTC Eastern Virginia Qualifying Tournament on Feb. 3. SSSAS advances to compete in the Virginia state tournament on Feb. 24.

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Donor Gift Creates Dr. Rochelle Abrams Space Across The Curriculum Educator Training Scholarship And Congressional Space Policy Education Program

February 7, 2018

The Space Foundation has received funding for an education program to help teachers inspire students to pursue careers in the space industry. The new Dr. Rochelle Abrams Space Across the Curriculum Educator Training Scholarship and Congressional Space Policy Education Program will not only help build a future workforce of space professionals, it will also help educate policy makers about the need to support educators and train this future workforce.

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Balas Announces Leadership Changes At T. C. Williams

February 6, 2018

T. C. Williams High School Principal Peter Balas yesterday announced administrative changes at the school to address deficits in mathematics and other needs. Beginning Feb. 12, T. C. Williams will have a dedicated member of the leadership team to oversee math for both the King Street and Minnie Howard campuses.

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