Each spring, T. C. Williams High School drama and music students treat audiences to a musical production. This year’s choice is “Aida”, which opens on May 1 and runs through May 3.
On Wednesday night at T.C. Williams High School, the Alexandria City Public Schools staff recognized the achievements of secondary students who participate in career and technical educational courses.
Alexandria detectives charged Shane Scruggs, 41, of no fixed address, with Attempted Robbery in connection with the robbery of a Sun Trust Bank on King Street on April 9. He is being held at the Alexandria Detention Center.
Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) teachers Edward Slavinskas, Wesley McCune and Gregory Baldwin and Director of Staff Development Melissa Deak are recipients of special recognition in four different areas.
The City of Alexandria will identify, recognize, and honor the important contributions of public employees during Public Service Recognition Week, May 5 – 11. City employees provide many valuable services to residents, including road maintenance, emergency assistance, youth education, historical preservation, health care, public safety, and refuse collection. These examples are just a few of the ways that government employees touch residents’ lives and improve the quality of life in the City’s communities.
On Thursday, May 1, the Alexandria Health Department will be making some major changes to its child health program and immunization clinics. All pediatric services serving children at the Health Department’s Casey Clinic will be moved to the main offices of the Alexandria Health Department at 4480 King St. Services for eligible sick children will be provided on a walk-in basis for those who arrive before 9 a.m., Monday through Friday. No appointment is necessary to use these services. All well-child exams will be provided by appointment only for infants and children (ages 0 to 5), who are uninsured or eligible for Medicaid.
Last Thursday, the citizen members of the Superintendent Advisory Committee and members of the Alexandria School Board got their first opportunity to meet with the new search firm that will hopefully find a new superintendent for the Alexandria City Public School system. The Board hired Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, Ltd earlier this month after discontinuing their association with the previous search firm, Ray & Associates. This, after the Board decided not to hire any of the three finalists Ray brought them.
For more than four decades, Ellen Pickering was an independent voice in Alexandria, advocating for conservation, historic preservation and responsible growth and much more. On Saturday, April 26, she died, leaving a void that will be very hard to fill.
How is the economy affecting enrollment at summer camps? While no one yet knows the extent of a possible economic slowdown, it certainly seems possible that many American families may be faced with budgetary challenges this year.
Dawkins, Haddock appointed new judges
The Virginia General Assembly appointed Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge Nolan Dawkins to be Alexandrias newest circuit court judge and Donald M. Haddock, Jr, to fill the vacancy on Alexandrias General Court bench.