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2013-14 News Releases

2013-14 News Releases

June
6-25
Arlington Public Schools Wins National Communications Awards
Awards
6-20
APS to Rebroadcast High School Graduation Ceremonies
AETV to Premier Arlington Mill, Langston Ceremonies

Graduation Broadcast
6-20
Drew’s Sports Reading Club Featured on Snapshots
Snapshots
6-18
School Board Concludes 2013-14 School Year with Year-End Committee Reports
School Board
6-17
School Board Approves FY 2015-24 Capital Improvement Plan
CIP Seeks $105,780,000 in 2014 Bond Funding

CIP
6-13Five APS Employees Named Connect with Kids Champions
Awards
6-13
Snapshots Features VA Secretary of Education Visit 
Snapshots
6-13
Healthy Vending Machine Installation Completed at all APS Facilities
 
6-11
Virginia Secretary of Education Holton and State Superintendent Staples Visit APS
Visit marks first tour of Northern Virginia school division since being appointed

 
6-11
APS to Broadcast and Stream High School Graduation Ceremonies
Graduation Broadcast
6-10
APS Seniors Receive Community Foundation Scholarships
Awards
6-9
185 Arlington Students Earn Latin Exam Medals
43 Students Earn Gold and 46 Earn Silver
 
Awards
6-9
Washington-Lee Students Earn French Exam Honors
Awards
6-9
School Board Adds June 16 Meeting to Act on CIP
School Board   
6-9APS to Highlight After SOL Instruction
After the SOLs
6-6
School Board Discusses Changes to Proposed CIP
Board to Act on CIP on Mon, June 16

School Board
6-6
School Board Appoints New Assistant Principals
School Board
6-6
APS to Host Transition Saturday for Rising Sixth and Ninth Graders
Event
6-6
Two Arlington Students Win First Place in a Statewide Teen Driver Safety PSA Contest 
Awards
6-6
Green Scene Highlights Claremont’s Magnolia Bog Green Scene
6-6
Snapshots Showcases Wakefield Environmental Fair 
Snapshots
6-5
CCPTA, ASA Announce Scholarship Winners
Awards
6-3
APS Master Planning Committee to Hold Community Brainstorming SessionEvent
6-3
El Comité Maestro de Planificación de APS celebrará una sesión comunitaria para intercambiar ideas
May
5-30
Snapshots Showcases STEM Robotics Lab at Barcroft
Snapshots
5-29
READY Coalition to Show Film on Hazing
Film is a Must-See for all Parents and their High School Student

Event   
5-29
CCPTAs Annual Student Scholarship Awards Ceremony and Reception Set for June 3
   
5-28
Washington-Lee Senior Wins College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship
Awards
5-28Wakefield Education Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients 
 Awards
5-28
Washington-Lee Student, Teacher Attend White House Education Event
 
5-23
Washington-Lee Education Foundation Awards 2014 Scholarships and Fellowships
Awards
5-23
Snapshots Showcases Career Center Healthy Lunches Event
Snapshots   
5-23
Green Scene Highlights Williamsburg Sixth Grade Stream Project 
Green Scene
5-23
School Board Adopts FY 2015 Budget
Superintendent’s Recommendation for Expansion of FLES Approved
 
School Board
5-22
APS Students Earn 10 Cappies Nominations
Awards
5-19
Yorktown Junior Places Fourth at Intel Science Fair
Awards
5-19
Arlington Historical Society Announces 2014 Essay Contest Winners
Awards
5-19
Arlington Girls Invited to Participate in ACFD Fire Camp
Event
5-16
APS Teacher Recognized by Washington Academy of Sciences
Award
5-16
APS to Close in Observance of Memorial Day
Early Release Reminders and End-of-Year Dates

Schedule
5-16
YHS Student Earns National PTA Reflections Honors
Award
5-16
Snapshots Showcases Elementary Literacy and the Arts
Snapshots
5-9
APS to Rebroadcast It's Just Me
AETV
5-9
Superintendent Presents Proposed 2015-24 CIP
School Board Approves McKinley Renovation Design

 School Board
5-9
Snapshots Profiles the First Annual Bike Show and Tell
Snapshots
5-9
Green Scene Showcases Yorktown’s New Water Bottle Filling Stations
Green Scene
5-7
Important Summer School Dates and Deadlines Approaching 
Summer School
5-7
Arlington Students Invited to Participate in Governor’s School
Awards
5-7
APS Seniors Win National Merit $2,500 Scholarships
Awards
5-7
APS’s Pat Murphy Named Virginia Superintendent of the Year
Awards
5-5
APS Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week
Thank a Teacher This Week on Facebook or Twitter

Teacher Appreciation Week
5-2
Barcroft’s Arbor Day Celebration Featured on SnapshotsSnapshots
April
4-29
Virginia Recognizes 12 Arlington Schools for Excellence in Education
Awards
4-29
Barrett Educator Named VA Lottery "Super Teacher"Awards
4-29School Board Now Accepting Applications for the ACI, BAC, and FAC Committees
School Board
4-25
School Board Approves Proposed Budget 
School Board
4-25
H-B Woodlawn Asks Residents to Turn Out the Lights
Event
4-25
Words Out Loud Featured on Snapshots
Snapshots
4-25
Green Scene Previews Drew’s Reading Garden 
Green Scene
4-24
School Board Appoints Arlington Career Center Principal 
School Board
4-24
School Board Confirms Appointment for Director of Secondary Education
School Board 
4-23
Superintendent Announces Principal Candidate for New Elementary School at Williamsburg
School Board
4-22
APS Celebrates Earth Day
Earth Day
4-22
School Board Names 2014 Honored Citizens 
School Board
4-21
Eight APS Teachers Earn CETA Certificates from Kennedy Center
Awards
4-11
Parent Academy Courses Scheduled in April
Parent Academy
4-11
Jamie Borg Named Principal of the Year
Staff Awards
4-11
Kenmore Educator Named 2014 APS Teacher of the Year
Staff Awards
4-11
APS Announces 2014 Support Employees of the Year
Staff Awards
4-9
School Board Appoints Internal Auditor
School Board
4-8
Superintendent to Convene First Meeting with Workgroups to Discuss Master Planning for APS
 
4-7
Arlington High Schools Continue to Rank Among Nation’s Best
APS in the Top 2% of U.S. High Schools

Challenge Index
4-4
School Board Asks for Feasibility Study on School Walk Zones
Recognizes  Team Kids and Military Partnerships
School Board
4-4
Three APS Students Place at Virginia State Science Fair
Awards
4-1
Arlington Public Schools Make-Up Day Plan
April 1, 2014
School Board
March
3-24
School Board Adjusts FY 2015 Budget Calendar
School Board
3-24
CIP Community Meeting #2 Scheduled for March 26
MSMS
3-24
School Board Seeks Nominees for 2014 Honored Citizens
School Board
3-24
Yorktown Student Wins Scholastic Writing Gold Medal Award
Awards
3-21
APS to Host Segregation, Desegregation and Civil Rights Community Conversation
Event
3-21
School Board Adopts 2014-15 School Year Calendars
Approves Criteria for Selection of CIP Options

School Board
3-21New Elementary School Groundbreaking Featured on Snapshots
Snapshots
3-21
17 APS Students Earn National Scholastic Arts Awards
Awards
3-14
APS to Hold Instructional Recruitment Fair on March 22
Job Fair
3-14
CIP Community Meeting #2 Scheduled for March 19
MSMS
3-14
Little Dresses for Africa Featured on Snapshots 
Snapshots
3-14
Parent Academy Courses Scheduled Through March 
Parent Academy
3-7
Student Film Fest Seeking Entries
Event
3-7
School Board Awards Contract to Begin Construction of the New Elementary School
Approves Final Design for McKinley Elementary Addition/Renovation

School Board
3-7
Snapshots Showcases the Team Kids Challenge
Snapshots
3-7
Green Scene Showcases NoVA Regional Science Fair
Green Scene
3-6
APS Announces a New Revised Make-up Day Plan
March 6, 2014

Make-up Day Plan
3-5
Arlington’s ‘Second Chance’ Program Receives National Magna Award Recognition
Awards
3-5
Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair Winners Named
Awards
3-5
APS Students Win Scholastic Writing Awards
Awards
3-3
APS Operations Update – March 3, 1 p.m.Operations Update
February 
2-28
APS Celebrates March is Arts in the Schools Month
Arts
2-28
Extended Day Registration for Summer School and 2014-15 School Year Opens Saturday
Extended Day
2-28
APS Summer School Registration Begins March 6
Summer School
2-28School Board Seeks Nominees for 2014 Honored Citizens
Honored Citizens
2-28
Snapshots Showcases Academic Planning and the Whole Child
Snapshots
2-27
Budget Update #1: Arlington Superintendent Presents FY 2015 Proposed Budget
Budget Focuses on Building Connections for Children from the Classroom to Careers

Budget Update
2-24
APS Receives Foreign Language Grant
 
2-21
CIP Community Meeting on Feb. 26
MSMS
2-21
Snapshots Highlights Math Instruction
Snapshots
2-21
School Board Receives Update on APS GO! Survey
School Board
2-21
Reading is Fundamental Hosts Webcast at Barcroft
 
2-20
APS to Host its First-Ever Twitter Town Hall on CIP This Friday
Elementary and Middle School Community Conversations This Saturday

MSMS
2-18
APS Announces Revised Make-up Day Plan
February 18, 2014

Make-up Day Plan
2-14
 APS Closed in Observance of Presidents' DayHoliday
2-14
 Deadline for Budget and Calendar Surveys ExtendedSurveys
2-14
 First Annual PreK Registration Night Rescheduled for Thu, Feb. 27Event
2-11
Arlington’s AP and IB Participation Continues to Grow
APS Graduates Outperform Students across State and Nation

AP/IB Results
2-7
APS Students Win Regional Poetry Out Loud CompetitionAward
2-7  
School Board Approves Midyear Fiscal Review; Concept Design for McKinley
School Board
2-4  
APS Announces Revised Make-up Day Plan Make-up Day Plan
 January
1-31 APS to Hold First Annual PreK Registration Night Event
1-31
APS Launches Two Feedback Tools to Prepare for FY 2015 Budget
Budget
1-31
APS Summer Activities Fair Scheduled for Feb. 21
Event
1-31
Whole Child Conference Set for Feb. 22
Event
1-28APS Receives Engineering in Elementary Schools District Scholarship GrantAwards
1-24
School Board Approves Capital Improvement Plan Framework
School Board
1-24Awards
1-24
Yorktown High School Earns LEED Gold Certification
Awards
1-24
APS to Hold Ashlawn Community Meeting
Meeting
1-24
Kindergarten Information Night Set for Mon, Jan. 27
Event
1-24
APS Budget Forum Dates
Budget
1-24
Snapshots Profiles Henry’s ‘Brain Breaks’ and ‘Zero Hour PE’
Snapshots
1-17
Kindergarten Information Night to be Held on Jan. 27
Event
1-17
APS Announces Budget Forum Dates
FY 15 Budget
1-17
Arlington County Council of PTA’s Recognizes Student ArtistsAwards
1-17
Kindergarten Noche de Información que se celebrará el 27 de enero
 
1-17
Nine New Inductees Join Yorktown High School Hall of Fame & Inspiration
Award
1-10
Yorktown Named Semifinalist for GRAMMY Award
Award
1-10
APS Receives Distinguished Budget Award
Award
1-10
School Board Approves Final Design for New Elementary School
School Board
1-9
Four APS Seniors Earn More than $550,000 in Posse Scholarships
Awards
1-7Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts Contest Winners AnnouncedAwards
1-7APS Announces Make-up Day Plan for the January 3 School Closure Make-up Day Plan
1-5Arlington Public Schools Celebrates Principal Appreciation Week
1-3Henry Elementary School Named Title I Distinguished SchoolAwards
December   
12/20APS Sets Dates for Two CIP Meetings CIP Meetings
12/20School Board Adopts Budget Direction and Framework
Board Revises Employee Gift Policy
 School Board
12/1728 APS Teachers Earn Prestigious National CredentialNBCT
12/13Glebe’s Play 60 Super School Grant Assembly Featured on SnapshotsSnapshots
12/13APS Announces Middle and High School Information Session Makeup DateInform. Sessions
12/13MLK Literary and Visual Arts Contest Entries Due Dec. 20MLK Contest
12/6APS Receives Meritorious Budget AwardAwards
12/6School Board Discusses CIP and Budget FrameworkSchool Board   
12/6Snapshots Highlights APS Book Buddies Snapshots
12/6Nottingham’s Ocean Turtle Rescue Program Featured on Green SceneGreen Scene
12/4Arlington Honors 2013 Connect With Kids ChampionsAwards
12/2APS, Arlington County to Hold Joint Budget ForumBudget Forum
November
11/26McKinley Concept Design Meeting Set for Dec. 4Meeting
11/26Snapshots Previews Upcoming Winter ConcertsSnapshots
11/22Hoffman-Boston Receives $75,000 Grant to Fund STEM EducationGrant Award
11/22Jamestown Recognized for Innovative Use of Technology in the ClassroomAwards
11/22Snapshots Highlights Professional Learning CommunitiesSnapshots
11/21APS Receives Platinum Certification in Green Schools Challenge Awards
11/21Yorktown Architectural Design Earns State AwardsAwards
11/20Arlington Students Place First in VSBA Video ContestAwards
11/20School Board Approves Summer School FeesSchool Board
11/20APS Accepting Entries for the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts ContestMLK Contest
11/19Glebe Elementary Receives $10,000 NFL GrantAwards
11/18
11/18Gunston Students Featured in Lincoln Documentary to be Aired on PBS
11/15APS Receives Five Communications AwardsAwards
11/15Dr. Richard Allington to Host Workshops for APS FamiliesEvent
11/15APS to Hold Latino Youth Leadership ConferenceEvent
11/15APS Students Named to District XII Choir Awards
11/15Green Scene Showcases Key’s TerraCycle ProgramGreen Scene
11/15Kenmore Students Use Math Skills to Build a BoatSnapshots
11/8READY Coalition to Host Town Hall on Substance Abuse
11/8Snapshots Showcases Veterans Day CelebrationSnapshots
11/8New Elementary School at Williamsburg Meeting ReminderNES@Williamsburg
11/8Ashlawn BLPC Meeting to be Held Nov. 21BLPC Meeting
11/8Aquatics Committee to Host Forum on Nov. 12Event
11/8School Board Approves Secondary Program of Studies for 2014-15School Board
11/6Yorktown and Washington-Lee to Host Pyramid Concerts on Nov. 13 and 14Events
11/6Veterans Day
11/4APS Accepting Applications for Admission to Secondary Programs
69 Sixth-Grade Slots Available at H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program

11/1Snapshots Showcases APS College FairSnapshots
11/1Green Scene Features New Bio-Retention BasinsGreen Scene
October
10/29Meetings Set to Discuss Plans to Open New Elementary School @ WilliamsburgNES@Williamsburg
10/25APS GO! Parent Survey Now AvailableAPS GO!
10/25Middle School Information Night to be Held on Nov. 4Event
10/25Escuela Media Noche de Información que se celebrará el 04 de noviembre
10/25Free Flu Shots Available on Nov. 5
10/25Vacunas contra la gripe gratis el 5 de noviembre
10/25Snapshots Highlights “Above the Influence”Snapshots
10/25School Board Discusses Summer School FeesSchool Board
10/21Swanson Student Wins National Book Festival Summer Writing ContestAward
10/21APS to Celebrate Read Aloud to a Child Week
10/18Kathleen Donovan Receives Inaugural Special Education AwardAward
10/18APS to Hold Montessori Information NightEvent
10/18Former Special Education Students Should Request Records Before Dec. 2
10/1814 Parent Academy Courses Scheduled Through October Parent Academy
10/18Camping Out: Reading In Initiative Featured on Snapshots Snapshots
10/16Annual APS High School Information Night Set for Oct. 28Event
10/16 La Noche de Información Sobre las Escuelas Secundarias Se Fija para el 28 de octubreEvent
10/16Credit by Exam Registration Deadline ApproachingTesting Date
10/16Honors Band, Chorus and Orchestra Auditions to Begin Next WeekAuditions
10/10APS to Participate in STEM ‘Professionals in the Classroom’ ProgramSTEM
10/10Gunston’s Tree and Eco Systems Project Featured on Green Scene Green Scene
10/10Snapshots Highlights Walk and Bike to School DaySnapshots
10/10Arlington School Board Updated on More Seats for More StudentsSchool Board
10/8Two Arlington Seniors Receive National Hispanic Recognition Program HonorsAwards
10/8Arlington’s On-Time Graduation Rate Increases Again to 91.3 Percent
Dropout Rate Continues to Decline, and More Students Earn Advanced Diplomas
Graduation Rate
10/7APS Encourages Families to Walk and Bike to SchoolEvent
10/7No School for APS Students on Oct. 14
Schools and Offices Open

10/4APS to Hold Annual College Night on October 23Event
10/4The “We Give Books” ReadMobile Headed to Arlington Event
10/4Arlington Public Schools Seeks Volunteers to Serve as "Book Buddies"Volunteers
10/4Snapshots Showcases H-B Woodlawn HILT Film ProjectSnapshots
10/4Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Application Due Oct. 15
September
9/27School Board Approves TJHSST RecommendationSchool Board
9/27Snapshots Highlights Wakefield High School DedicationSnapshots
9/27Green Scene Highlights Sustainability Features of the New Yorktown High SchoolGreen Scene
9/26APS 2013 Graduates Exceed State and Nation on SAT and ACT Results
9/25Three Seniors Named 2014 National Achievement Scholarship SemifinalistsAwards
9/25Virtual@APS Open House Set for This SaturdayEvents
9/24Washington-Lee Students Receive County Environmental AwardAward
9/20Snapshots Features Randolph Track DedicationSnapshots
9/20Students to Take Part in Reading Initiative This Weekend“
Camping Out: Reading In” to Coincide with Nauck Civic and Community Pride Day
Event
9/20Upcoming Parent Education Courses Parent Academy
9/20APS Announces 2013-14 State Accreditation Ratings
9/17APS to Dedicate Wakefield High School This WeekendEvent
9/17APS Announces 2013 Results of Federal Accountability Measures
24 APS Schools Met All Objectives

9/17APS 101: How to Engage with Arlington Public SchoolsEvent
9/13Snapshots Highlights Ashlawn GroundbreakingSnapshots
9/13Arlington Public Schools Sustainable Buildings Featured on Green SceneGreen Scene
9/13Superintendent Reports on First Day of School
School Board Discusses FY 2014 Priorities
School Board
9/13Back-to-School Nights Begin Sept. 17Events
9/13Student iRide SmarTrip Card Available for Students
9/112014 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists NamedAwards
9/6Ashlawn Community Breaks Ground on New AdditionEvent
9/6APS to Hold a Community Meeting at McKinley Event
9/6APS Instrumental Music Information Night Set for Sept. 9Event
9/6Virginia Magazine Highlights H-B Woodlawn and Wakefield High School Recognition
9/6Snapshots Highlights First Day of SchoolSnapshots
9/6Randolph Elementary School Dedicates New Track
August
8/30Snapshots Welcomes Back StudentsSnapshots
8/30News for APS Families from Arlington County
8/30APS to Hold a Community Meeting at AshlawnEvent
8/23APS Labor Day and 2013-14 School Year Schedule and Information
First Day of School Tue, Sept. 3

8/23Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Applications Available
8/23APS Elementary Science Teachers Participate in Summer Learning
8/23APS to Hold Parent Workshop on PovertyParent Academy
8/23Snapshots Highlights Summer PRIME Internship ProgramSnapshots
8/20APS Announces 2013 SOL Test Results SOL Results
8/16Snapshots Tours New Wakefield High SchoolSnapshots
8/9APS Unveils Mobile App
8/9APS Awarded $26,000 U.S. Army GrantGrant
8/9Snapshots Takes a Ride on the Traveling TrolleySnapshots
8/9School Board Discusses Transportation Demand Management PlanSchool Board
July
7/17Three Seniors Win College-Sponsored Merit ScholarshipsAwards
7/8High School Graduations Available Online
7/8School Board Elects Leaders for 2013-14 School Year
Approves Ashlawn Design, P-Scale Evaluations
School Board
7/8Abby Raphael Elected as New Arlington School Board ChairSchool Board
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