The Student News Site of Alexandria City High School

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The Student News Site of Alexandria City High School

Theogony

The Student News Site of Alexandria City High School

Theogony

Free Lunch Program Disbanded

Free Lunch Program Disbanded

September 29, 2022
As the COVID-19 pandemic has somewhat subsided, ACHS's free lunch program has ended. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) disbanded the coronavirus relief program in which people ages 2-18 were able to receive free lunch nationally. 
MASK-ON: ACHS Students Hold Demonstration Against Virginia Mask Mandate Lift

MASK-ON: ACHS Students Hold Demonstration Against Virginia Mask Mandate Lift

Yahney-Marie Sangaré, Staff Writer March 6, 2022
On Tuesday, March 1, 2022, Virginia Senate Bill 739 went into effect in public schools across the state, removing the mask mandate for students. When word spread about the impending removal in late February, students at Alexandria City High School took it upon themselves to organize a demonstration during Lunch and Learn against the bill’s passage and what it means for the future of COVID-19 policy in Virginia. On social media, in the hallways, and around the city, multiple names were given to the event: a walk-out, a protest, a demonstration, civic obedience. To the organizers and attendees, however, it held much more weight than a Canva poster.

Tensions Rise as Governor Youngkin Gives Anti-Mask Mandate Executive Order

February 4, 2022
Amid the rise of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, Governor Glenn Youngkin has issued an executive order barring schools from instituting mask mandates, which Alexandria City Public Schools has rejected in a January 20 School Board vote. Theogony interviewed students about their views regarding the mandate.
Teachers Adjust to Changing COVID-19 Policies

Teachers Adjust to Changing COVID-19 Policies

Yahney-Marie Sangaré, Staff Writer January 26, 2022
In the aftermath of a year of virtual learning, the 2021-2022 school year has swept in an array of change and renewal at Alexandria City High School. In the midst of COVID-19, the student resource officer debate, and a new grading policy, teachers are receiving the brunt of the impact.

ACPS Bus Driver Shortage

November 19, 2021
October 20 was Bus Driver Appreciation Day, and our bus drivers are working hard this year due to the national bus driver shortage, so be sure to continue expressing your gratitude. 
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