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Notes: Alexandria City High School expansion hits construction milestone

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The final structural beam was put in place for the expanded Alexandria City High School Minnie Howard Campus earlier this week.

The laying of the last beam represents a milestone in the construction of the expansion project, which will increase the school’s capacity to 1,600 students and change the school from just 9th-grade students to all high school grades.

The project broke ground last March and is scheduled to open in the 2024-2025 school year.

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Time flies when you’re having fun! The T.C. Williams High School Class of 1973 will hold its 50th reunion July 21-23, 2023 in Alexandria. All graduates and their adult nears and dears are welcome. Events include a Friday evening icebreaker, Saturday dinner dance, and a Sunday brunch. For more information:, 770.789.3534.

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