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ACPS Names Teacher And Principal Of The Year

April 13, 2018

Alexandria City Public Schools has named T. C. Williams High School physics teacher Laura Simons as its 2018 Teacher of the Year and George Washington Middle School’s Jesse Mazur as 2018 Principal of the Year. Both were also named as finalists for The Washington Post 2018 Outstanding Teacher and Principal of the Year.

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Marymount University Adds Doctorate In Cybersecurity Program

April 12, 2018

As cyberthreats continue to grow more sophisticated and widespread, Marymount University is rising to the challenge with a new doctorate in cybersecurity this fall. It is designed for working professionals who will pursue applied research in the field.

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Virginia Students Outperform Nationwide Peers On 2017 National Assessment Of Educational Progress

April 10, 2018

Virginia fourth graders outperformed their nationwide peers in mathematics and reading on the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress. The national tests — also known as the Nation’s Report Card — are taken every two years by representative samples of fourth- and eighth-grade students in each state and nationwide.

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ACPS Want To Hear From You: Take The ACPS 2020 Survey

April 9, 2018

Alexandria City Public Schools is committed to providing every student with a high-quality education, a welcoming learning environment and the skills and resources needed to succeed today and after graduation. Measuring their progress towards realizing their strategic goals begins with listening to the community.

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High School Musical At G.W. Middle School

April 9, 2018

George Washington Middle School presents High School Musical on April 13, 14. 20, 21, 27 and 28. Fridays at 7 p.m. Saturdays at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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Scholarship Fund Of Alexandria Awards $24,000 College Scholarship To T. C. Senior Anya Faruki

April 4, 2018

The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria awarded its largest 2018 College Scholarship, the $24,000 Loti Dunn Scholarship, to T. C. Williams senior Anya Faruki on April 3. The scholarship will help Ms. Faruki afford the cost of college over the next four years.

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Virginia, Maryland Governors Announce Conference On Preventing Or Recovering From A School Crisis

April 3, 2018

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan today announced a unique training event for school and campus personnel, law enforcement and other first responders. The Briefings: Resiliency and Recovery After a School Crisis, will be held on April 11 at the Northern Virginia Community College’s Alexandria Campus.

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Marymount Invites Families To Campus For Free STEAM Activities On April 14

April 2, 2018

Local families are invited to visit a portable planetarium, build stomp rockets and watch 3-D printing demonstrations and other free, hands-on STEAM activities from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 14 in the Verizon Gym on Marymount University’s Main Campus, 2807 North Glebe Road.

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Marymount University’s Bisson Lecture Features UW-Madison’s Brigitte Fielder

March 29, 2018

Marymount University’s 2018 Bisson Lecture will feature Dr. Brigitte Fielder, assistant professor of comparative literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Joins Mason’s Schar School As Distinguished Visiting Professor

March 27, 2018

The Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University yesterday announced the appointment of former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe as Distinguished Visiting Professor. 

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