ACPS-TV: Learning through the Television
Please note that ACPS-TV coverage of virtual ACPS Board meetings taking place during the Covid-19 School Closure will be transmitted live on the School Board Meetings webpage.
Friday afternoon Board meetings are also repeated the same day at 7:00 p.m. on cable television channel 71 in Alexandria, and may be seen in the viewer below at that time.
ACPS-TV Cable Channel 71 will provide Summer Learning for All content suitable for Pre-K through Grade 2 students, and may be watched locally on cable in Alexandria and in the above live stream. Content has been recorded by teachers using in advance of broadcast.
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ACPS-TV may be viewed on cable channel 71 within the City of Alexandria. During the day, ACPS-TV offers a bulletin board featuring school and division-wide news, student- and division-produced video content, clips from student concerts, upcoming events, menu items for the day, the weather and more.
Each evening at 7 p.m., the station streams video content, including school board and community meetings and Smithsonian science programming content, obtained free from the Smithsonian Institution. Viewers may also find many ACPS and school videos are archived on our YouTube channel for online viewing.
School Board meetings may also be viewed with closed captioning on the School Board Meetings page.
T.C. Williams TV Studio
The ACPS television station operates out of the studio at T.C. Williams High School. Training is provided at the studio to teachers and staff interested in utilizing the facilities to produce material for ACPS-TV.
Students use the studio to produce such programming as news magazines, public service announcements, comedies and parodies. Schools have produced talk shows, student-created variety shows and videos for instruction and documenting classroom projects.
- has been online since January 15, 1999, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
- can be accessed online and in the homes of more than 55,000 cable subscribers in the City of Alexandria
- is distributed from its studio facility located in T.C. Williams High School
- interrupts regular programming to continually display emergency announcements (school closings, early dismissals, etc.)
Comments or questions regarding ACPS-TV should be directed to the Office of Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org.