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Coming Up for January: Community Engagement and Calendar Reminders

Coming Up for January: Community Engagement and Calendar Reminders

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Learn about calendar reminders and upcoming community events for January. Find out when the ACPS Community Outreach team will be in your neighborhood!

Winter Break

Mon., Dec. 19, 2022, through Mon., Jan. 2, 2023

All ACPS schools and offices will be closed in observance of Winter Break.

Schools Reopen and Classes Resume

Tues., Jan. 3, 2023

All ACPS schools resume classes after Winter Break.

Author Talk: H.H. Leonards Presents "Rosa Parks Beyond the Bus"

Tues., Jan. 10, 2023, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library (2501 Commonwealth Ave)

Join The Alexandria Library and author H.H. Leonard for a presentation of her upcoming novel, “Rosa Parks Beyond the Bus: Life, Lessons, and Leadership,” a collection of inspiring and instructive memories compiled from the decade that Parks was a guest in Leonard’s Washington, D.C. home.

Samuel Tucker Elementary School

Early Release Days for Parent-Teacher Conferences
Thurs., Jan 12 & Fri., Jan. 13, 2023

Parent-teacher conferences are an important opportunity for families and teachers to discuss students’ social, emotional and academic learning progress. Each teacher will communicate with their students, staff and families regarding sign-ups for conferences.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Mon., Jan. 16, 2023

All ACPS schools and offices will be closed in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Alexandria Youth Speak Up

Thurs., Jan. 19, 2023, 6-8 p.m.
George Washington Middle School Library (1005 Mount Vernon Ave.)

All middle school students and their families are invited to discuss healthy ways to manage stress and anxiety with the Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services, Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria, Alexandria Campaign on Adolescent Pregnancy and ACPS. Interpretation will be provided in Amharic, Arabic, Dari and Spanish. Childcare is available with registration at or 703-589-6499.

Last Day of Second Quarter

Friday, Jan. 20

Teacher Work Day

Mon., Jan. 23

There will be no school for students at all schools except for Samuel Tucker Elementary School, which has a regular school day.

Alexandria City Science Fair

Thurs., Jan. 26, 2023, 5-9 p.m.
Alexandria City High School - King Street Campus Cafeteria (3330 King St.)

Join us for the Alexandria City Science Fair, an annual showcase of more than 200 of our best and brightest in science, technology, engineering and math.

Upcoming School Board Meetings

Thurs., Jan. 5, 2023, 6:30 p.m.

The School Board’s annual organization meeting will take place.

Thurs., Jan. 19, 2023, 6:30 p.m.

The regularly scheduled School Board meeting will take place.

School board meetings are held in person in the School Board Meeting Room at 1340 Braddock Place unless noted otherwise. Members of the public may attend in person or via Zoom. Please visit the School Board webpage for any updates to the meeting schedule.

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