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2011-12 News Releases

2011-12 News Releases

 
June
6-27APS to Provide Concussion Education Sessions to Parents, Students and CoachesParent Academy
6-25AETV to Undergo Technology UpgradeAETV
6-20CIP
6-20School Board
6-19New Assistant Superintendent for Student Services AnnouncedAdministrative Appointment
6-19School Board Appoints Director of Early Childhood & Elementary EducationAdministrative Appointment
6-18Arlington Students Selected to Attend Governor’s School Governor's School
6-18Arlington Public Schools Receives Arlington Community Fund GrantsAwards   
6-18Arlington Career Center Partner Receives Virginia Career and Tech Ed AwardAwards
6-13GMU Students to Volunteer at Barcroft
6-13Snapshots Features Kenmore Students Helping the Homeless Snapshots
6-13After-the-SOLs Activities for June 15 After SOLs
6-13H-B Woodlawn Student Wins Best Comedic Performance AwardAwards
6-13APS Graduation and Promotion Schedule and End-of-Year Dates Graduation
6-13After-the-SOLs Activities for June 13 After the SOLs
6-13Important Summer School Deadline Approaching Summer School
6-8APS Students Earn French Exam AwardsAwards
6-8APS to Highlight After SOL InstructionAfter SOLs
6-8School Board
6-8Snapshots Visits Jefferson’s International Game Day Snapshots
6-8Green Scene Highlights Ashlawns Lettuce HarvestGreen Scene
6-8AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
6-8APS Transition Saturday Includes Workshops for ParentsEvent
6-5Wakefield Students to Attend Summer Entrepreneurship and Pre-College ProgramsStudent Honors
6-5Parents and Community Members Invited to Volunteer on the Pupil Services CommitteeCommittees
6-5Important Summer School Deadline ApproachingSummer School
6-1Wakefield High School to Showcase Senior Projects on June 7Event
6-1Barcroft’s Farm-to-Table Week ActivitiesEvent
6-1Awards
6-1Snapshots Celebrates Volunteers and Partners Snapshots
6-1AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
6-1APS Celebrates Volunteers and Partners
6-1Yorktown High School Student’s Artwork to Hang in U.S. Capitol
May
5-25Yorktown Latinas Leading Tomorrow Receives National RecognitionAwards
5-25H-B Woodlawn Students Place at the Intel Science FairAwards
5-25School Board Hears ACI Reports, Considers Social Media PolicySchool Board
5-25Snapshots Highlights Yorktown’s One-Act Plays Snapshots
5-25Operation Rain Barrel Featured on Green SceneGreen Scene
5-25AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
5-24Cintia Johnson Appointed as New Assistant Superintendent of Administrative Services
5-24New Hoffman-Boston Principal NamedHoffman-Boston Principal
5-21Challenge Index Rankings
5-18Awards
5-18Snapshots Celebrates Reading at DrewSnapshots
5-18Six Upcoming Parent Academy Courses in MayParent Academy
5-18Claremont Student Places in National PTA Reflections ContestAwards
5-18AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
5-11Superintendent Proposes $538 Million Capital Improvement Plan
Proposal Includes Three Additions, Two New Buildings
CIP
5-11School Board Hears Results of State Efficiency Review
CIP and Teacher Evaluation Revisions Presented
School Board
5-11Snapshots Highlights Abingdon’s Kennedy Center PartnershipSnapshots
5-11Nottingham’s Earth Charter Video Featured on Green SceneGreen Scene
5-11Upcoming Parent Academy Courses Parent Academy
5-11AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
5-7Civic Coalition Honors 98 APS Students Awards   
5-7Arlington Mill Student Wins $10,000 ScholarshipAwards
5-4School Board Seeks Volunteers for Advisory CouncilsSchool Board
5-4Snapshots Highlights a World of CupcakesSnapshots
5-4AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
5-4Elementary Students to Take Part in MathDice CompetitionEvent
5-2Two Seniors Win National Merit $2,500 ScholarshipsAwards
April
4-28More Seats for More Students: Next Community Update
Wed, May 2 – 7-8:30 p.m. in the School Board Meeting Room
More Seats for More Students
4-27La Junta Escolar nombra a una nueva directora de Jefferson
4-27Arlington Students Place in Top 10 at State Geography Finals
4-27Snapshots Celebrates Arbor DaySnapshots
4-27Arlington School Board Adopts Budget for 2012-13 School Year
FY 2013 Budget Includes Funding for State Changes for VRS
Budget
4-27Arlington School Board Approves FY 2013 Budget
Appoints McCracken to Fill Vacancy
School Board
4-27APS Debuts New TV Series on SustainabilityGreen Scene
4-27Upcoming Parent Academy Courses Parent Academy
4-27AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
4-27Todd McCracken Appointed to the Arlington School BoardSchool Board
4-26School Board Names New Jefferson Principal
4-20Snapshots Highlights the Wakefield Cohort ProgramSnapshots   
4-20AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
4-20“98 Voices” Book Party Set for April 25Event
4-18A World of Cupcakes at H-B WoodlawnEvent
4-18APS and GMU Partner in “Operation Rain Barrel” for Earth DayEarth Day Event
4-18H-B Woodlawn 5K Run To Benefit H2O for Life ProgramEvent
4-18Wakefield Tech Expo Sat, April 21Event
4-13School Board Names 2012 Honored Citizens Honored Citizens
4-13Upcoming Parent Academy Courses Parent Academy
4-13Snapshots Visits Midori Masters Class   Snapshots
4-13School Board Approves Gifted Services Five Year PlanSchool Board
4-13Public Hearing on School Board VacancySchool Board
4-13W-L Senior Receives Recognition for Work with Minority StudentsAwards
4-13Wakefield, W-L and Yorktown to Compete in State Economics Championships   
4-13AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
4-132012 Customer Satisfaction Survey
4-12Olympic Gold Medalist Visits with Arlington Elementary and High School Students
4-6Arlington Students Invited to White House Easter Egg Roll
4-4Two Arlington Seniors Receive National Achievement Scholarships Awards
March
3-30Snapshots is Abuzz With BeekeepingSnapshots
3-30AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
3-28School Board
3-26Wakefield Takes Fourth at the Scholastic Bowl State Finals Award
3-26This is My City Photo Exhibit Begins April 4Event
3-26Summer STEM Academy Courses Now AvailableSummer School
3-26Arts in the Schools Month
3-26Wakefield’s Laurell Wiersma Named APS Teacher of the YearTeacher of the Year   
3-26Henry's Piehota Named Principal of the YearPrincipal of the Year
3-23School Board
3-23APS to Partner with Communities in Schools
3-23APS 2012 Support Employees of the Year Honored Awards
3-23AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
3-23Snapshots Visits Minority Boys Leadership ConferenceSnapshots
3-22School Board Discusses Option Sets for Elementary Capacity Solutions at March 21 Work SessionCapacity
3-20APS Students Win Scholastic Writing AwardsAwards
3-16Snapshots Highlights Wakefield Anti-Bullying ProgramSnapshots      
3-16AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
3-15APS to Hold Instructional Recruitment FairEvent
3-15Record Number of APS Students Earn Scholastic Arts AwardsAwards
3-12A Message from Food Services Regarding "Pink Slime" in Meat
3-9Snapshots Highlights Wakefield Chorus and OrchestraSnapshots
3-9School Board
3-9AETV Weekly Schedule
3-8APS Wins Website Transparency AwardAwards
3-7More Seats for More Students: Next Community Update
Wed, March 28 – 7-8:30 p.m. at W-L
More Seats
3-7Annual APS Multicultural Parent Conference Set for March 24thEvent
3-7Conferencia Multicultural Anual para Padres de Familiade las Escuelas Públicas de Arlington fijada para el 24 de marzoEvent
3-5APS to Hold Leadership Conference for Middle School Minority BoysEvent
3-5Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair Winners NamedScience Fair
3-5Yorktown High School Recognized for 50 Years of AccreditationAwards
3-2   APS Celebrates Arts in the School MonthEvents
3-2Snapshots Previews Arts in the Schools MonthSnapshots
3-2Upcoming Parent Academy Courses Parent Academy
3-2Jamestown Named SMART Showcase SchoolAward
3-2AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
February
2-29Graduation Date
2-27More Seats for More Students: School Board Work SessionMore Seats
2-27School Board Seeks Nominees for 2012 Honored CitizensHonored Citizens
2-24APS Summer School Registration Begins March 1Summer School
2-24APS Receives Grants for Summer Chinese and Arabic ClassesGrants
2-24VPI Classes
2-24Snapshots Showcases Glebe Life Skills PerformanceSnapshots
2-24Arlington Teacher Attends Meeting at White House
2-24APS Students Advance to State Reflections ContestAwards
2-24 AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
2-23Superintendent Presents FY 2013 Proposed BudgetSchool Board
2-17  
School Board Meeting Includes Recognitions and Reports on PreK-Grade 5 Academic Support, Math and Second ChanceSchool Board
2-17
Snapshots Showcases the New Yorktown Pool
Snapshots
2-10AP/IB Results
2-10APS Pre-K Students Participate in the 2012 Dental Day
2-10Snapshots Highlights the APS Computer Loaner ProgramSnapshots
2-10AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
2-8  Wakefield Scholastic Bowl Team Advances to State Finals
2-8Upcoming Parent Academy Courses Parent Academy
2-3AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV   
2-3Snapshots Highlights the VA Healthy Youth Day CelebrationSnapshots
2-3School Board Hears Reports on Secondary Academic Support and Social StudiesSchool Board
2-3Nottingham Wins Earth Charter Video Contest Award
2-3Jamestown Recognized by Apple for Integrating Technology into the ClassroomAward
2-1APS Summer Activities Fair Scheduled for Feb. 10Event
January
1-31Montessori Information Night Scheduled for Feb. 8Event
1-20
Snapshots Features 2012 MLK Contest WinnersSnapshots
1-19  
Community Invited to Provide Feedback for the 2012-13 APS Calendar 
1-13 
PTA Reflections Winners NamedRecognitions
1-13APS Students Selected to State Honors Band and Orchestra and All-Southern ChoirRecognitions
1-13Snapshots Features Gaining on the Gap Book DiscussionSnapshots
1-13AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
1-12Kindergarten Information Night Set for Jan. 30Event
1-12Upcoming Parent Academy Courses Parent Academy
1-12National PTA Grant to Fund Barrett Book Club Grant
1-12Washington-Lee Pyramid Concert Scheduled for on Jan. 18 Event
1-10New Yorktown Aquatics Center to Open Sun, Jan. 15Event
1-10Holiday Closings
1-6School Board Appoints Assistant Superintendent, Special Education DirectorSchool Board   
1-6Snapshots Highlights Inclement Weather ProceduresSnapshots
1-6AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
1-5Ten Arlington Schools Recognized for High Achievement by State Board of Education Awards   
1-5Posse Foundation Awards Full-Tuition Scholarships to Five APS SeniorsAwards
1-4Henry Elementary to Receive Specialized Training for Deaf, Blind Students
December
12-22Sounds of the Holiday SeasonAETV Winter Concert Broadcast ScheduleAETV
12-16Wakefield Students Earn Internationally-Recognized Spanish Accreditation Awards
12-16School Board
12-16Ashlawn Students Harvests LettuceSnapshots
12-16AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
12-12McKinley Students Perform at Vice President’s Residence
Performance Spreads Holiday Cheer to Troops and Their Families

12-9Provide Your Feedback for the FY 2013 APS BudgetOpen Town Hall
12-9Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts Contest Winners AnnouncedAwards
12-9Twelve Arlington Teachers Earn National CertificationNBCT
12-9APS Adds Language Service to Aid Non-English Speakers
12-9AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
12-7APS Participates in White House Forum on Education
12-6APS Introduces New Web-based Forum for Online FeedbackOpen Town Forum
12-5APS Winter Concerts and Theater ProductionsArts Events
12-1Green Building Education for W-L Students, Visitors
12-2AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
12-2Snapshots Thinks Outside the BoxSnapshots
12-2School Board Approves Updated FY13 Budget DirectionSchool Board
12-2APS Students Receive Music HonorsAward
12-2APS German Program Receives National RecognitionAward
November
11-30Arlington County Board, School Board Collaborate on Facilities CriteriaCapacity
11-29Parent Focus Group on Building Student to Staff BridgesEvent
11-22
11-22APS Receives Platinum Certification in Green Schools Challenge Award
11-22Emma Violand-Sánchez Receives State Board for Community Colleges AwardAward
11-22Upcoming Parent Academy Courses Parent Academy
11-18Kenmore Middle School to Present The Nutcracker on December 8-9Event
11-18Snapshots Features Glebe Solar Panel Ribbon CuttingSnapshots
11-18APS Thanksgiving Break ScheduleHoliday Schedule
11-18AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
11-16School Board
11-15More Seats for More Students: A Community UpdateCapacity
11-15APS Receives Five Communications AwardsAwards
11-10Henry Student Named Finalist in Paralyzed Veterans ContestAward
11-10Parents Invited to Focus Group on Building BridgesEvent
11-10Snapshots Salutes VeteransSnapshots
11-10APS to Celebrate National School Psychology Awareness Week
11-10AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
11-9Taylor ITC Wins State Technology AwardAward
11-8PCG Education to Evaluate APS Services for Students with Special Needs
11-7SolarWorld Launches Solar2Schools Program With First Installation at Glebe Elementary School
11-4School Board
11-4Snapshots Highlights W-L Freshman MeetingsSnapshots
11-4AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
11-3$402,800 Gift to Help Renovate David M. Brown Planetarium Planetarium
11-2APS Now Accepting Entries for the 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts ContestMLK Contest
October
10-28Snapshots Sits in on Student Chats Snapshots   
10-28AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
10-26Five Arlington Seniors Receive National Hispanic Recognition Program HonorsAwards      
10-26Auditions for Honor Bands, Orchestras and Choruses Begin Nov. 1
10-25 APS to Host Community Budget Forums in NovemberBudget Forums
10-25Applications
10-21 School Board Approves Policy on Sexual MisconductSchool Board
10-21 AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
10-21 Snapshots Joins Students for Walk and Bike to School Day Snapshots
10-19APS Chooses CORE K-12 to Assist with New K-8 Aligned, Electronic Formative Benchmark Assessment Initiative 
10-19 ACI Seeks Members
 
10-14Mental Health Resources Fair Scheduled for Oct. 19Event   
10-14 AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
10-14 Snapshots Visits Barrett Wildlife RefugeSnapshots
10-14 High School Information Night Set for Oct. 17Event
10-12Former Special Education Students Should Request Records Before Nov. 10
10-12Volunteers Needed for Student Services Advisory Committee
10-11On-Time Grad Rate
10-7Snapshots Focuses on Next Wednesday’s College FairSnapshots
10-7Latino Students Recognized for LeadershipRecognition
10-7School Board Celebrates Hispanic Heritage MonthSchool Board
10-7High School Information Night Set for Oct. 17Event
10-7Middle School Information Night to be Held on Oct. 24Event
10-7AETV Weekly ScheduleAETV
10-3Feedback Sought for Gifted Services Proposed Five Year PlanGifted Services
September
9-30Snapshots Visits Signature’s Arlington Theatre ExchangeSnapshots
9-29APS Encourages Families to Walk and Bike to SchoolWalk and Bike to School
9-28Five Seniors Named 2011 National Achievement Scholarship SemifinalistsAwards
9-27APS to hold Annual College Night on October 12Event
9-23Event
9-23New APS Strategic Plan ApprovedSchool Board
9-23Snapshots Highlights Second ChanceSnapshots
9-23APS to Hold Parent Meetings on Hoffman-Boston
9-23APS Para Tener Reuniones Para Padres con Respecto a Hoffman-Boston
9-16Back-to-School Nights Begin Sept. 20Back-to-School
9-16Emergency Preparedness in APS Schools Featured on SnapshotsSnapshots
9-16
9-14SAT Results
9-1419 Arlington Students Named 2011 National Merit Scholarship SemifinalistsNational Merit
9-9APS Superintendent Creates Sustainability CommitteeCommittee
9-9Snapshots Highlights First Day of SchoolSnapshots
9-9Superintendent Reports to School Board on First Day of SchoolSchool Board
9-2School Board
9-2Superintendent’s Welcome Back to School MessageSnapshots
9-1APS Labor Day and 2011-12 School Year Schedule and InformationBack to School
9-1Parents Can Now Complete First-Day Packet Forms OnlineOnline Forms
9-1New Online Payment Options for ParentsOnline Payment
9-1Free and Reduced-Price Lunch ApplicationsFree and Reduced-Price Lunch
9-1Tdap Immunization Reminder
August
8-26Countywide VPI Pre-Kindergarten Spaces Available for New School YearVPI Pre-K Begins Wed, Sept. 7VPI Classes
8-26Espacios disponibles para el programa de pre-kinder VPI en la Escuela Primaria Hoffman-BostonLas clases de VPI comienzan el miércoles, 7 de septiembreVPI Classes
8-26Snapshots Highlights New “Home Town” TeachersSnapshots
8-23Administrative Changes for the 2011-12 School YearBack-to-School
8-23Volunteers Needed for Facilities CommitteeSchool Board
8-12School Board Discusses FY 2013 Budget Framework and PrioritiesSchool Board
8-11APS Announces Preliminary 2011 SOL Performance ResultsSOLs
8-5Visit APS Principals and Administrators at the Arlington County FairCounty Fair
July
7-15School Board Appoints Hoffman-Boston PrincipalSchool Board
7-6Yorktown Receives Claudia Dodson Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity AwardAward
7-1School Board Elects Abby Raphael as ChairSchool Board
7-1School Board
7-1Wakefield Ground Breaking Ceremony Featured on SnapshotsSnapshots
7-1APS Superintendent to Attend a Series of Summer ChatsSummer Chats
7-1APS Closed on July 4 Schedule of OperationsNovember