Despite a few fumbles.
The Standards of Learning (SOL) test results are in, and for the most part, Alexandria City Public Schools has passed. The Virginia Department of Education released the data for the testing results in Alexandria over three years, showing a steady increase in both reading and science categories.
Educational consultants can help families navigate application process.
For families considering an independent school for the 2017-2018 school year, the admissions process begins this fall. From essays and interviews to school visits and standardized tests, the process for getting into kindergarten may feel nearly as daunting as applying to college.
Encouraging confidence in reading through puppies.
Maggie doesn’t talk back. Caroline Schofield, a second grader, can read to Maggie without judgment or being corrected. Maggie lays next to Caroline, occasionally wagging her tail and resting her head against the girl’s left while Caroline reads from a book.
Through Children’s Eyes
In early 2015, we were matched with Angie and Jeremy through Wright to Read. We had no idea what an adventure we had signed up for.
Committee pieces together the controversial history of historic Alexandria site.
Alexandria’s Fort Ward has a long history, but resources to commemorate that history are limited.
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.”