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Alexandria Celebrates the U.S. Constitution

The U.S. Constitution will be celebrated in Alexandria City Public Schools during the week of Sept. 17-23, 2020.

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For Seniors, It’s Their Last First Day at T.C.

Outdoors, some almost-normal activities allow seniors to celebrate the last time they will have the first day of high school, albeit with masks and distancing.

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Renaming: Next Steps, So Many Steps in Alexandria...

School administration to start community engagement process before December vote on name change.

Alexandria school administration is taking a different approach to ditching the T.C. Williams name, educating the community to get buy-in instead of just striking the name outright like many other school districts.

Remembering Parker-Gray in Alexandria

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary

In September 1920, the Parker-Gray School opened for African American students grades 1–8.

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More Students, Less Administration in Alexandria?

Superintendent revamps senior administration team for the challenging school year ahead.

Trouble ahead? Administrators, new organization face the pandemic, T.C. Williams name change, virtual reopening and more.

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‘The Need Continues’ in Alexandria

Backpacks, school supplies distributed across the city.

More than 800 families from across the city turned out to pick up backpacks and school supplies as part of a citywide back-to-school drive Aug. 22 and 23.

Alexandria Tutoring Consortium Launches Fundraiser to Purchase Books For Elementary Virtual Tutoring Program

The Alexandria Tutoring Consortium is launching a $22,000 fundraising campaign to purchase books for its virtual literacy tutoring program this school year.

Senior Year Unlike Any Other

Recent high school grads, Class of 2021 face college uncertainty amid pandemic.

Senior year, 2020 T.C. Williams graduate Mikaela Pozo applied to 17 colleges.

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‘Titan Oak’ in Danger in Alexandria

Residents rally to save 150-year-old tree at TC.

Concerned citizens and local activists gathered July 21 on the campus of T.C. Williams High School to protest the planned removal of a 150-year-old oak tree to make way for a new concession stand at the school’s Parker-Gray Memorial Stadium.

A Senior Year Unlike Any Other in Alexandria

Recent high school grads, Class of 2021 face college uncertainty amid pandemic.

Senior year, 2020 T.C. Williams graduate Mikaela Pozo applied to 17 colleges.

Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Awards $16k to Student Athletes

TC, Bishop Ireton among honorees.

The Alexandria Sportsman’s Club has awarded $16,000 in scholarships to eight high school student athletes for exemplary performance in athletics and academics.

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Goodbye, T.C.

Majority of School Board members support ditching name of segregationist.

Five out of nine School Board members say they are willing to ditch the name T.C. Williams, divorcing the name of a segregationist former superintendent from Alexandria’s only high school.

Scholarship Fund of Alexandria Awards Over $500,000 in Scholarships to 2020 TC Titan Grads

181 Graduating Seniors receive scholarships to help make their college dreams become reality.

The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria (SFA) awarded $504,000 in college scholarships to 181 graduating seniors from the T.C. Williams Class of 2020.

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T.C. Williams: What’s in a Name?

Efforts intensify to change name of T.C. Williams High School.

When the Disney movie “Remember the Titans” was released in 2000, it brought national attention to T.C. Williams High school. Starring Academy Award winner Denzel Washington, the movie shone a spotlight on the integration of Alexandria’s public high school and the 1971 undefeated season of its football team.

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Reconsidering Police in Schools in Alexandria

School resource officers face new scrutiny during Black Lives Matter movement.

Earlier this year, rising senior Fina Osei-Owusu encountered a yelling crowd while walking the second floor B wing of T.C. Williams High School.

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