The Loudoun Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will host “Transitioning Special Education Students to College: Legal and Educational Implications You Need to Know” on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m.
Members of the Marymount University Community assembled 171 kits containing new clothing, handwritten notes of encouragement, toiletries and other items for victims of sexual assault whose clothing has been kept for evidence after hospital visits. More than 150 student volunteers participated in the Fear 2 Freedom celebration held Nov. 1.
School Nurse Stefani Lailari, of James K. Polk Elementary School, has been named Virginia Nurse of the Year. This prestigious award, which honors school nursing excellence, was presented to Lailari at the Virginia Association of School Nurses conference this weekend.
The principal of T. C. Williams High School, Dr. Jesse Dingle, yesterday announced his departure at end of this school year. Dingle started at T. C. Williams in July, 2015. He cited personal reasons for his departure, namely to be closer to family in North Carolina.
The Northern Virginia Community College Institute of Public Service will host the 2016 Post-Election Conference at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 in the Bisdorf Building Room 196 at the Alexandria Campus, 5000 Dawes Ave., Alexandria, VA 22311.
Alexandria City Public Schools thanked all those who attended last week’s redistricting community meetings last week. ACPS is delighted that so many families took the time to attend the gallery walk and give their feedback on the four options that were on the table at that time.
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the launch of Virginia’s “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge. The challenge begins today, as Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October concludes, and will run through the end of March 2017.
Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley has announced a Capital Improvement Program for the next ten years that includes a new elementary school, new middle school and new high school building to fully address seating capacity needs by 2027.
Results of 2015 national science tests announced today show that Virginia public school students are among the highest achieving in the nation in the subject, far outperforming their peers nationwide and in most other states.
Students and teachers at Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy have something to celebrate. For this public school in Alexandria, Virginia—also a Core Knowledge School of Distinction—the latest State Report Card results put the school ahead of all other elementary schools in its district and overall ahead of the state as well.