As schools remain closed, PTAs in Arlington have stepped up and offered support to local needy families in their school communities through the coronavirus pandemic.
Two Alexandria students are among the winners of a 2,500 National Merit Scholarship for 2020. Jessica Lopez of St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School and Leah Nickelsburg of T.C. Williams both received the one time scholarships to use at any regionally accredited US college or university. The students were chosen based on a selection process which started with the 2018 PSAT. Continue reading
T.C. Williams High School Senior Foziya Mohammed was all smiles as she was awarded a major scholarship from the Scholarship Fund of Alexandria (SFA). Continue reading
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria Virginia has been named by the U.S. News & World Report as the best high school in Virginia. The high school was ranked first for National Rankings and ranked third for the Best STEM High School. U.S. News & World Report ranks schools based on how best they serve their students. Continue reading
The increasing number of the COVID-19 cases in Alexandria has caused the closure of public schools for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year. The statement was issued by ACPS Superintendent Dr Gregory Hutchings. Continue reading
Students attending schools within the Alexandria City Public School System will receive more meals during the shutdown of schools amid coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading
The annual Argentine Festival is a day-long celebration of Argentine culture, culinary traditions, and music.
Bishop Ireton High School has opened its new academic center on Monday February 3 2020. The new 40,000 square foot building is adjacent to the school’s building at 201 Cambridge Road in Alexandria. Continue reading
After days of looking at different homes, you finally find your dream home. But, it sits just across the street from a school. This can be a good or bad thing depending on how you look at it. That’s why before you make the final decision, you should weigh out the advantages and disadvantages of living near a school.
The City of Alexandria is proposing an affordable housing on the Douglas MacArthur Elementary School site. The city has announced that they would not only be exploring co location options but also providing funding to Alexandria City Public Schools for potential housing options. This announcement came as a surprise to many council members. Continue reading