Efforts intensify to change name of T.C. Williams High School.
When the Disney movie “Remember the Titans” was released in 2000, it brought national attention to T.C. Williams High school. Starring Academy Award winner Denzel Washington, the movie shone a spotlight on the integration of Alexandria’s public high school and the 1971 undefeated season of its football team.
School resource officers face new scrutiny during Black Lives Matter movement.
Earlier this year, rising senior Fina Osei-Owusu encountered a yelling crowd while walking the second floor B wing of T.C. Williams High School.
T.C. Williams holds online commencement.
It wasn’t the graduation ceremony the senior class expected when the school year began in September, but across the city students and families celebrated June 13 as T.C. Williams High School held a virtual graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020.
Commonwealth Academy holds drive-in graduation.
Alexandria’s Commonwealth Academy creatively celebrated its class of 2020 with a drive-in ceremony June 5 in the Potomac Yard parking lot.
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School Board unanimously adopts new grading policy, scraps final exams.
No property tax increase; capital projects delayed; MacArthur project to continue.
Students, organizations stay connected while staying safe.
Local businesses struggle amid COVID-19 pandemic.