Students, parents, and teachers reflect on music camp experience before Friday’s concert.
On Friday, the George Washington Middle will host a student orchestra and jazz concert. For attendees, the concert will be a free hour of live music. But for the performers, the concert is the culmination of a week of practice and learning at the Alexandria City Public Schools’ music camp.
Class of 2016 Graduation marks the school’s 50th anniversary and the end of Principal Dingle’s first year.
According to Principal Dr. Jesse Dingle, life at T.C. Williams High School is a kaleidoscope. It’s constantly moving and shifting, full of every imaginable form of diversity.
St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School celebrated the Commencement of the 115 members of the Class of 2016 on Saturday, June 11 on the grounds of Virginia Theological Seminary.
During the last three weeks of our high school career, we had the opportunity as T.C. Williams seniors to do an unpaid internship of our choosing.
Making an Impact on Childhood Literacy
Of all the ways to spend a Sunday afternoon, teaching someone else’s children to read will not, on the surface, top most people’s list of priorities.
"The students are totally invested in this project, … they want to see it succeed and continue to grow … .”
T.C. Williams’ Minnie Howard Campus’ renovated courtyard, Emma’s Garden, officially reopened on June 9. The courtyard was renamed in 2010 and dedicated to late teacher Emma Cabrera, who died in an accident that school year. Biology teacher Benjamin Matthews along with local master gardener Susan Helper helped outline the project and received a $500 grant from the PTSA to aid in completing the renovation.
ASC awards $16,000 to high school seniors.
The Alexandria Sportsman’s Club presented $16,000 in scholarships to eight high school seniors at the 61st annual Athletes of the Year banquet May 25 at the Westin Hotel.
At Hammond Middle School.
The sky is truly the limit for the student participants of the Reach and Rise for Excellence (RARE) Program at Francis Hammond Middle School
Girl Scout Cadette, Alessandra (“Ally") DelDonna, recently earned her Silver Award.
Seniors explore for-profit prisons in America.
“Rubaiyat, Drew, and Jonathan? Worked with them for three years, and in those past three years I have seen them grow.”
New Orleans-themed evening raises $21,000.
The Fund for Alexandria’s Child held its annual Fostering the Future gala, raising more than $21,000 during an “Evening in the French Quarter” April 8 at the Hotel Monaco.
Wright to Read provides volunteer-based one-on-one sustained literacy tutoring and mentoring relationships to City of Alexandria elementary school children in need, and collaborates with families, schools and community partners to create a comprehensive support network that guides each child to success.
Burgundy Farm Country Day School recently added a set of water tables to the Outdoor Classroom and Discovery Playground on campus.
Amy Zang says this year all of the Flying Scots were painted in the fall and are looking beautiful.
SFA sets $1 million goal for TC students.
Move over Jerry Maguire. The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria is turning 30 and is looking to celebrate big, with a goal of raising $1 million for T.C. Williams students at its annual Spring Gala and Silent Auction April 23.