Archives: ‘Schools’

President’s Former Chief Technology Officer Visits Hammond To Announce Expansion Of Math Support Program

December 22nd, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

President Obama’s Former Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra, built model boats with students from Francis C. Hammond Middle School on Thursday morning, when he visited the school to learn about the expansion of the math support program into the area of robotics.

Alexandria City Public Schools Adds 22 More Courses To Its Curriculum

December 19th, 2014 | [From: Schools]

Last night the Alexandria City School Board approved adding 22 new courses to expand high school and middle school offerings for the 2015-16 academic year. Five are high school courses, one is an addition for middle school and 16 are new online courses.

School Board Approves 2015-16 School Year Academic Calendar

December 19th, 2014 | [From: Schools]

Last night, the Alexandria City School Board approved the 2015-16 School Year Academic Calendar with a modification to include two full weeks of Winter Break and the Columbus Day holiday.

Alexandria School Board Approves Honor Code For All Secondary Students

December 19th, 2014 | [From: Schools]

Last night, the Alexandria City School Board approved an honor code for all secondary schools within Alexandria City Public Schools.

Alexandria City Public Schools Sees Historic Rise In AP Exam Results, Participation

December 19th, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

Results presented to the Alexandria City School Board today reveal that in the 2014-15 school year, the greatest number of Advanced Placement (AP) exams were taken by the greatest number of students ever recorded in the history of T.C. Williams High School. As a result of this huge achievement, Alexandria City Public Schools, has been […]

ACPS Hosts Delegation From Mexico City And U.S. Green Building Council

December 15th, 2014 | [From: Schools]

A delegation from the Instituto Thomas Jefferson in Mexico City toured the new Jefferson-Houston School this week as part of their research on developing green schools in Mexico.

Polk Students Decorate Mayor’s Office For Holiday Season

December 11th, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Schools]

Students from James K. Polk Elementary School decorated Alexandria Mayor William D. Euille’s office for the holidays today with homemade ornaments and Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer representations created from Popsicle sticks.

Governor McAuliffe Announces $17.5 Million Federal Preschool Expansion Grant

December 10th, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Virginia has been awarded a $17.5 million federal Preschool Expansion Grant that will allow the Commonwealth to serve as many as 1,600 additional at-risk four-year-olds in new, high-quality preschool classes.

Attorney General And Secretary Of Education Hold Roundtable At Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center School

December 8th, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan held a roundtable with students at the Northern Virginia Juvenile Detention Center School in Alexandria today as part of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative.

NOVA President Robert G. Templin, Jr., To Receive Northern Virginia Technology Council Lifetime Achievement Award, Dec. 8

December 5th, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

Dr. Robert G. Templin, Jr., President of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA), will receive the Earle C. Williams Lifetime Achievement Award from the Northern Virginia Technology Council at NVTC’s Annual Banquet, Dec. 8 at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner. NVTC is giving the award in recognition of Templin’s exceptional service to NVTC and to the region’s tech industry.