Archives: ‘Schools’

Superintendent Proposes New Approach To Capital Improvement Program Budget

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

On Dec. 4, Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley presented to the Alexandria City School Board the FY 2016-25 proposed Capital Improvement Program budget of nearly $293 million.

NOVA Announces Commitment To Expand College Access At White House Event

December 4th, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

Today, Northern Virginia Community College’s Manassas Campus Provost, Dr. Roger Ramsammy, will join President Obama, the First Lady and Vice President Biden, along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders, to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.

Board Selects Historic Venues For History SOL Hearings

November 25th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond, Schools]

The Virginia Board of Education has selected five historic locations for a series of public hearings on proposed revisions to the History and Social Science Standards of Learning. The standards — which were last revised in 2008 — describe the knowledge and skills students are expected to master in the subject area by the end of each grade or course.

George Washington Girls Rise Before Dawn to Talk With Their Afghan Peers

November 20th, 2014 | [From: Other News, Schools]

Seventh-grade girls from George Washington Middle School came into school before dawn on Thursday to video-conference with their counterparts from a school in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Alexandria City Public Schools Placed On College Board’s Fifth Annual AP District Honor Roll

November 11th, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

Alexandria City Public Schools has earned a place on the fifth Annual District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of three or higher on AP Exams.

Clarence E. Stukes Appointed Chief Operations Officer

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

Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley announced the appointment of Clarence E. Stukes to the position of chief operations officer.

Polk Honors Crossing Guard Of Almost 50 Years

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

Alexandria’s longest serving crossing guard was honored by her school this week when she finally returned her uniform after deciding to retire almost 50 years to the day.

NOVA-Alexandria Student Selected As A 2014 Leader Of Promise Scholar

November 7th, 2014 | [From: Other News, Schools]

Horacio Artiga, a student at the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College has been named a 2014 Coca-Cola Leader of Promise Scholar, along with Isabela Lopes who attends NOVA’s Manassas Campus.

Barbara Hunter Appointed Director Of Communications

November 7th, 2014 | [From: Other News, Schools]

Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley announced the appointment of Barbara Hunter as director of communications and public relations.

T. C. Williams High School Gets Its First Hall Of Fame

November 7th, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

T. C. Williams will remember the Titans this week, when Alexandria City Public Schools gets its first-ever Athletic Hall of Fame. The Alexandria City School Board is expected to vote to approve a list of nominees that includes the first black player in the NBA, an Olympic silver medalist and the captain of the 1971 football team.