Keeping you informed about happenings around Alexandria City Public Schools
Enjoy this fresh-as-a-spring-breeze news from ACPS. Follow the links to read additional information.
Superintendent’s New Blog
A new edition of Superintendent Morton Sherman’s blog about his thoughts and observations about education and ACPS appears each Monday on the ACPS Web site. This week’s topic, “It Builds Character,” focuses on the importance of character education. Read the blog and post comments at http://www.acpsk12.org/superintendent/ .
G.W.’s Jazzy Succes
George Washington Middle School Jazz Band, which, under the direction of Rick Seracino, won second place in the middle schools division at the Chantilly Invitational Jazz Festival on Friday, March 27.
(To read more, go to http://www.acps.k12.va.us/news2009/nr2009033003.php)
Barret Student Competes
Charles Barrett Elementary School fifth-grader Andrew Reese will compete as a semi-finalist in the 2009 Virginia Geographic Bee.
(To read more, go to http://www.acps.k12.va.us/news2009/nr2009033002.php)
Author Visits Maury
Author-Illustrator Mark Teague will give a presentation to Matthew Maury Elementary School first-, second- and third-grade classes at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1 in the cafeteria.
(To read more, go to http://www.acps.k12.va.us/news2009/nr2009033001.php)