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Notes: It’s the last week of school in Alexandria

Good Monday morning, Alexandria!

⛈️ Today’s weather: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. High near 79. South wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. At night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

🚨 You need to know

Summer vacation is within sight, as this is the last week of the 2022-2023 school year for Alexandria City Public Schools. The last official day of school is Thursday, June 15.

All ACPS students and children are still eligible to get free meals when they go to a Summer Breakfast and Lunch program site every Monday to Thursday from June 26 to July 10. Meal distribution will not occur on Tuesday, July 4.

ACPS Summer Breakfast and Lunch Program (via ACPS)

The schedule for breakfast and lunch is below.

ACPS Summer Breakfast and Lunch Program schedule (via ACPS)

📈 Friday’s most read

The following are the most-read ALXnow articles for Jun 9, 2023.

  1. Southern Towers gets a visit from the director of the Federal Housing Finance Administration (2754 views)
  2. UPDATED: Police activity shut down Mount Vernon Avenue Bridge earlier today (1989 views)
  3. ALXnow’s top stories this week in Alexandria (570 views)
  4. ACPS: George Mason Elementary students and teachers could change schools mid-year (538 views)

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