Post Content

ACPS: Broken water pipe shuts down three Alexandria schools

Douglas MacArthur Elementary School at 4633 Taney Avenue (via Google Maps)

A water main break has shut down three Alexandria schools today.

Douglas MacArthur (4633 Taney Avenue), James K. Polk (5000 Polk Avenue) and Patrick Henry Elementary (4643 Taney Avenue) Schools have been closed, according to Alexandria City Public Schools.

“At this time, we do not have an estimated timeframe for restoration,” Alicia Hart, the ACPS chief of facilities and operations, wrote parents in an email this morning. “ACPS is working closely with Virginia American Water and will provide an update to families when more information is available.”

Hart said ACPS will let parents know when normal operations can resume in the three affected schools.

“We will inform families when water service has been restored and normal operations can be resumed in each school,” Hart said.

Hart said that students who arrived by bus to Patrick Henry have been redirected to Francis C. Hammond Middle School (4646 Seminary Road), where they will stay until their families can pick them up.

Via Google Maps

Recent Stories

It was another busy week in Alexandria. This week’s top stories focused on development projects all over the city, from Old Town North to Carlyle and in the West End….

All of Bishop Ireton High School skipped classes today for a good cause. More than 700 students, teachers and administrators participated in a cleanup of 30 sites in and around…

The Truist bank at 2809 Mount Vernon Avenue is temporarily closed today (Friday) after an alleged altercation with a former employee. A former employee who had been terminated allegedly told…

Just Listed in Alexandria

Just Listed includes a 6 BD/4.5 BA home with 10ft ceilings, a gas fireplace and a private balcony.

Il Porto Ristorante is thrilled to announce that a new executive chef has joined our team! Hailing from Sicily, Italy, Chef Giuseppe’s culinary journey began at home, where he was immersed in the rich aromas and flavors of homemade Italian cuisine from a young age. His culinary skills flourished further in Piedmont, Italy, where he had the privilege of learning from esteemed chefs renowned worldwide. Under their mentorship, he refined his craft and developed a unique culinary style that marries classic Italian traditions with contemporary flair. Now, Chef Giuseppe proudly brings his exceptional talents to Il Porto, infusing each dish with his distinct blend of tradition and innovation. Chef Giuseppe is introducing brand new dinner specials and entrees, so make a reservation to enjoy his culinary excellence, today!

Submit your own Community Post here.

Pro Coro Alexandria – To the Sea

Join Pro Coro Alexandria, the chamber choir of the Alexandria Choral Society, this Saturday for our concert, “To the Sea.” Experience a variety of songs from beloved choral classics like “Shenandoah” and “What Shall We Do With A Drunken Sailor?”

Del Ray Kitchen Confidential Design Tour

Please join us for Del Ray Kitchen Confidential – a walking tour of recently renovated kitchens in Del Ray with the experts who make the magic happen! FA Design Build owner Rob Menefee and Design Consultant Melissa Fielding walk us

×

Subscribe to our mailing list