For Immediate Release:
Nov. 2, 2012
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The framework directs the Superintendent to have staff develop, with community engagement, neighborhood boundary adjustments that will:
Middle and High School Programs of Studies
The Board also approved changes to the Middle and High School Program of Studies for the 2013-14 school year. Additions to the high school program of studies include computer hardware, networking and cyber security; advanced math, environmental science, and IB Arabic and Mongolian. A complete list of changes can be viewed online.
The meeting began with the School Board recognizing the contributions of Mary Ann Moran to Arlington Public Schools and to the Arlington community. Moran is retiring after a 13 years with the Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families.
Following the Board’s recognition of Moran, United Way representatives presented an award to APS in acknowledgement of the support of its employees to the 750 non-profits that are the beneficiaries of United Way contributions.
More information on the above items can be found on BoardDocs.
Citizens who want to comment on any of the items discussed at the Nov. 2 School Board meeting should contact the Board at email@example.com or call 703-228-6015.
Citizens may call 703-228-2400 the Monday after the School Board meetings to hear a meeting summary. School Board meetings are also broadcast live on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon FiOS Channel 41 and by live streaming on the APS Web site, and re-broadcast on Fridays at 9 p.m. and Mondays at 7:30 p.m. immediately following the meeting. All materials and minutes of the meeting will be posted to the Web site at www.apsva.us/schoolboard upon School Board approval at a subsequent meeting.