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School Board Meets on January 5

From Alexandria City Public Schools:

The Alexandria City School Board will hold a Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) budget public hearing along with its regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. on Jan. 5 at 2000 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. The agenda will be made available at http://www.acps.k12.va.us/board/meetings/2011-2012/ . For more information, or to sign up to speak at the public hearing, please contact the Clerk of the Board at 703-824-6614 or boardclerk@acps.k12.va.us.

Save the Date for Meeting about Concussions

From Alexandria City Public Schools:

“A Parent's Guide to Concussion in Sports” meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 13, in the auditorium at the main campus of T.C. Williams High School, 3330 King St., Alexandria. For more information, please contact the T.C. Williams Athletic Department at 703-824-6860.

PSAT Results Workshop on January 5

From Alexandria Public Schools:

The T.C. Williams High School Counseling Department invites all 10th- and 11th-grade students and their parents and guardians to an "Understanding Your PSAT Results" workshop on Thursday, Jan. 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the T.C. Williams main campus auditorium. Topics to be discussed will include how to interpret PSAT scores to understand strengths and challenges, understanding what the PSAT measures, how to better prepare for the SAT and ACT (college admissions tests) using PSAT results and how colleges and universities use SAT and ACT scores. The event also will explain “My College Quickstart,” a free and personalized college and career planning tool powered by PSAT results. PSAT score reports will be distributed to students during social studies classes Jan. 4-5. For more information, please call Director of School Counseling Greg Forbes at 703-824-6876.

Jefferson-Houston School Community Walk in the New Year

From Alexandria City Public Schools:

Jefferson-Houston School will hold a Community Walk from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5. Jefferson -Houston Social Worker Karima Wade is organizing the event, at which teachers will talk with community members at Jefferson Village, Boys and Girls Club and the Charles Houston Recreation Center. Hot cocoa will be provided, and a $100 Target gift card will be raffled. For more information, call the school at 703-706-4400. 

Jefferson-Houston School Community Walk Tonight

From Alexandria City Public Schools:

Jefferson-Houston School will hold a Community Walk from 4-5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20. Jefferson-Houston Social Worker Karima Wade is organizing the event, at which teachers will talk with community members at Jefferson Village, Boys and Girls Club and the Charles Houston Recreation Center. Hot cocoa will be provided, and a $100 Target gift card will be raffled.

Save the Date: Graduation Date Announced

From Alexandria City Public Schools:

Save the date: The T.C. Williams High School Class of 2012 will graduate at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 16. The event will take place at the school’s Gerry Bertier Gymnasium.

Alexandria City School Board to Hold Public Hearing on December 15

From Alexandria City Public Schools:

The Alexandria City School Board will hold a public hearing, as previously scheduled, on the PreK-8 Educational Specifications Plan at its meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, at 2000 N. Beauregard St. The agenda will be made available at http://www.acps.k12.va.us/board/meetings/2011-2012/ . For more information, please contact the Clerk of the Board at 703-824-6614 or boardclerk@acps.k12.va.us.