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2014-15 News Releases

2014-15 News Releases

June
6-30
Washington-Lee Receives Claudia Dodson Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award
Award
6-29
APS to Discontinue Use of Mobile App
App
6-24
APS Summer Learning Page: Avoid the “Summer Slide”
Summer Learning
6-19
211 Arlington Students Earn Latin Exam Medals
Four Students Obtain Perfect Score and 43 Students Earn Gold 

Awards
6-17
APS Earns State Technology Award
Awards
6-17
Arlington Public Schools Wins National Communications Awards
Awards
6-17
Arlington Community Facilities Study Committee Provides Update to the School Board
School Board
6-12
APS End-of-Year Dates and Events
Events
6-12
School Board Appoints Members to South Arlington Elementary Working Group
School Board
6-8
Summer School Registration Deadline Approaching on June 12
Late Registration Location Change to Carlin Springs

Summer School
6-5
ASA Awards Nine Scholarships to Graduating Seniors
Awards
6-5
Wakefield’s French Program Receives National Recognition
Awards
6-5
School Board Approves Charge to South Arlington Elementary Working Group
School Board
6-4
School Board Appoints New Assistant Principals and Director of Counseling
School Board
6-4
School Board Names Williamsburg Middle School Principal
School Board
6-1
20 Arlington Students Selected to Attend Governor’s School 
Honors
6-1
Mary Beth McCormac Named 2015 VSCA Elementary School Counselor of the Year
Awards
6-1
Kenmore Students Reached Goal to Read 40 Books During School Year
Celebration Event to be Held June 15

Event
May
5-29
Arlington Student Film Fest Scheduled for June 6
 
5-29
ASFS Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Launch of New Investigation Station
 
5-27
APS Seniors Win College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship
Awards
5-27
Washington-Lee Education Foundation Awards 2015 Fellowships and Scholarships
Awards
5-27
Career Center AFJROTC Earns Top Honors
Awards
5-27
June 9 APS Community Forum to Discuss Site Selection for New South Arlington Elementary School
More Seats
5-27
Foro Comunitario de APS el 9 de junio para discutir el emplazamiento de la nueva escuela primaria en el sur de Arlington 
More Seats
5-22
School Board Discusses Charge to South Arlington Elementary Working Group
School Board
5-22
Snapshots Follows Students Through Model General Assembly
Snapshots
5-21
Updated: APS to Host Community Meetings on Capacity Solutions for Swanson and Williamsburg
More Seats
5-20
Spring SRO Initiative Update and Video 
 
5-19
Governor, State Board of Education Recognize APS for High Achievement
Awards
5-15
Two Students Earn Honors at Intel Science Fair
Awards
5-15
U.S. News and World Report Releases High School Rankings
Rankings
5-15
#digitalAPS Highlights Professional Development Supporting Personalized Learning
#digitalAPS
5-15
ATS Teacher Named Hispanic Teacher of the Year
Awards
5-14
APS Offers Teen Chats for Students in the Class of 2015 and 2016
Event
5-14
Las Escuelas Públicas de Arlington ofrecen Charlas para Estudiantes adolescentes de las clases de 2015 y 2016
Event
5-8
Civic Coalition For Minority Affairs Honors 87 African And African-American Students
Awards
5-8
Upcoming School Board Work Sessions on Technology and Social Studies 
School Board
5-8
School Board Adopts FY 2016 Budget
School Board
5-7
School Board Currently Accepting Applications for the ACI and BAC Committees
New Deadline of May 15

School Board
5-7
APS Seeks Volunteers for Sustainability Committee
Committees
5-7
Williamsburg Student Earns First Place in PTA Reflections Contest
Awards
5-7
Update Regarding Capacity Solutions for APS
More Seats
5-6
Drew Model Receives Grant for Second Outdoor Classroom
Grants
5-6
Yorktown Music Teacher Named Quarterfinalist for GRAMMY Music Educator Award
Awards
5-6
Lt. Ron Files Honored with President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition Community Leadership Award
Awards
5-6
Four Seniors Win National Merit $2,500 Scholarships
Awards
5-4
APS Summer School Deadline Approaching
Summer School
5-4
Join Us to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week
 
5-1
La Junta Escolar actualiza Soluciones para Problemas de Capacidad
El contrato de construcción para McKinley ha sido adjudicado

 
5-1
School Board Updated on Solutions for Capacity Issues
McKinley Construction Contract Awarded

School Board
5-1
Williamsburg Middle School Named Jostens 2015 National Yearbook Program of Excellence 
Awards
April
4-27
APS to Celebrate Bike and Walk to School Day on May 6
All APS Schools to Participate in National Event

Event
4-24
Arlington Student to Attend Computing Olympiad
Competition
4-24
#digitalAPS Highlights Read Across Arlington Project 
#digitalAPS
4-24
H-B Woodlawn Student Elected 2016 Youth Governor
Competition 
4-24
Abingdon Teacher Named Apple Distinguished Educator
Awards
4-24
Yorktown Seniors Place First at Microsoft Image Cup Finals
Only High School Students to Compete

Awards
4-24
Long Branch Arbor Day Celebration to Air on AETV
AETV
4-24
School Board Approves Washington-Lee Final Design
School Board
4-24
Upcoming School Board Work Sessions on Literacy and Technology
School Board
4-23
School Board Appoints New H-B Woodlawn Principal
School Board
4-21
Twelve Career Center Students Place First in SkillsUSA Competition
Awards
4-21
School Board Now Accepting Applications for the ACI, BAC, and FAC Committees
School Board
4-20
Arlington High Schools Continue to Rank Among Nation’s Best
All APS High Schools See Increase in Ratings

Challenge Index
4-17
School Board Selects 2015 Honored Citizens
Honored Citizens
4-17
Go Gaga for Green to be Held April 25
Ticket Registration Ends April 24

Events
4-13
APS Announces 2015 Support Employees of the Year
Awards
4-10
Lynne Wright Named APS Principal of the Year
Awards
4-10
Henry Third Grade Educator Named 2015 APS Teacher of the Year
Awards
4-10
School Board Approves Proposed FY 2016 Budget
Final Design Presented for Washington-Lee High School Addition

School Board
4-10
Four Seniors Win National Achievement Scholarships
Awards
4-10
Arlington Teachers Complete Kennedy Center Training Program
Awards
4-10
Go Gaga for Green to be Held April 25
Event Features Operation Rain Barrel Silent Auction
 
 4-10APS Partnership with AES Corporation Featured on Green Scene
 
March
3-27
Partners in Action Features the Arlington Book Shelf Partnership
Partners in Action
3-27
#digitalAPS Showcases Integrated Science Lessons at Jefferson#digitalAPS
3-27
APS English Language Arts Supervisor Awarded the James D. Mullins Leadership Award
Awards
3-27
Arlington Student Wins National Competition
Awards
3-27
School Board Appoints Stratford, Wilson BLPC Members
Provides Guidelines for BLPCs

School Board
3-26
APS Traveling Trolley Receives $25,000 Grant
Awards
3-20
APS Reading Specialist Awarded International Literacy Scholarship Award
Awards
3-20
School Board Approves 2015-16 School Calendar, Abingdon Concept Design
School Board
3-20
Yorktown’s Music Education Program Receives National Recognition
Awards
3-18
APS Students Win Scholastic Writing Awards
Gunston 7th Grader Earns Best-in-Grade Award

Awards
3-17
APS Students Earn 15 National Scholastic Arts Awards
Awards
3-13
Arlington School Board Chair Responds to News of County Manager’s Retirement School Board
3-11
2015-16 Draft Calendar Presented to School Board
School Board
3-11
Arlington’s Traveling Trolley Receives National Magna Award Recognition
Trolley Also Honored with Districts of Distinction Award

Awards
3-9
Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair Winners Named
Awards
3-4
APS Announces Make-up Day Plan 
Make-up Plan
3-4
Las Escuelas Públicas de Árlington anuncian el Plan de Recuperación de Días perdidos por mal tiempo 
 
3-4
Weather and Operations Update for March 5
Update
3-4
Actualización de Operaciones de APS Debido al Clima

February
2-27
APS Celebrates March is Arts in the Schools Month
Arts Ed
2-27
Snapshots Showcases Kenmore’s 7th Grade Coffee House Snapshots
2-23
Extended Day Registration Begins March 1
Inscripciones en Extended Day para el Verano y el Año Escolar 2015-16 comienzan el 1 de Marzo
Ext. Day
2-20
Yorktown Ensembles to Perform in Music for All National Festival in March
Event
2-20
Summer School Registration Begins March 5
Important Deadline and New Eligibility Requirements 

Summer School
2-20
School Board Approves McKinley Final Design
School Board
2-20
#digitalAPS Showcases Integrated Science and Math Lessons at Drew
#digitalAPS
2-19
Arlington Superintendent Presents Proposed Budget for 2015-16 School Year
FY16 Budget
2-18
School Board Decides to Not Support Wilson School Historic Designation
School Board
2-17
Tonight’s School Board Meeting to be Held with Shortened AgendaSchool Board
2-10
 Jeff Covel Selected as a Virginia Most Outstanding Crossing GuardAward
2-6
Snapshots Highlights Dual Enrollment Options
Snapshots
2-6
School Board Makes Joint Statement on Elementary Seat Capacity
School Board
2-6
Elementary School Capacity in South Arlington: Next Steps
School Board
2-3
APS to Host PreK Registration Night Event
January
1-30
APS Ranks No. 2 On EPA’s Top 30 K-12 Schools List Of Green Power Users
Green Power Use Reduces Carbon Footprint

Award
1-30
#digitalAPS Features Barrett’s Digital Learning Showcase
#digitalAPS
1-29
Kenmore Middle School Students Add Color to the Community
Students designed and constructed 39 tables being exhibited at the Ballston Common Mall

Event
1-29
Kindergarten Information Night to be Held Mon, Feb. 2
 
1-28
APS Seeks Community Input on 2015-16 Draft Calendar
Calendar
1-26
Video Showcasing MLK Literary and Visual Arts Contest Winners Available Online
MLK Video
1-26
Arlington Public Schools Celebrates Principal Appreciation Week
Event
1-23
Board Approves Elementary Boundary Refinements for Select N. Arlington Schools
School Board
1-23
Yorktown Senior Earns Full-Tuition Posse Scholarship
Award
1-23
Kindergarten Information Night Set for Mon, Jan. 26
Event
1-23
Washington-Lee Students Help to Improve Energy Efficiency of 17 Arlington Families
Green Scene
1-16
Public Notice Regarding Destruction of Special Education Records
 
1-16
APS Closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Grade Preparation Day on Jan. 20

Closing
1-16
Snapshots Features W-L Mentoring Program
Snapshots
1-12
Kindergarten Information Night to be Held on Jan. 26Events
1-12
PTA Reflections Contest Winners Announced
Ceremony Scheduled for Jan. 14
Awards
1-9School Board Receives Update on Elementary School Boundary Refinements Boundary Changes Presented for Selected North Arlington SchoolsBoard Also Approves Revenue Sharing Principals
School Board
1-9
APS Launches New Video Series #digitalAPS
#digitalAPS
1-7
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts Contest Winners Announced
MLK Contest
December
12-19
School Board Adopts Secondary Capacity Options
School Board
12-19
Arlington Career Center to Host Open House
Event
12-19
Anne & Emmett Featured on Snapshots 
Snapshots
12-17
AASA Announces Finalists for 2015 National Superintendent Award
APS Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy
Named One of Four Today
Awards
12-12
Henry Elementary School Named National Title I Distinguished School
Award
12-12
Green Scene Showcases Vending Machine Partnership with FitArlington
Green Scene
12-12
APS Students Earn All District Orchestra and Choir Selection
Honors
12-5
Reminder: Upcoming FY 2016 Budget Dates
FY16 Budget
12-5
19 APS Teachers Earn Prestigious National Credential
APS Tied for 28th in the Nation for Number of New NBCT

NBCT
12-5
School Board Considers FY 2016 Budget Guidance
FY16 Budget
12-5
Washington-Lee Students Win World AIDS Day Art Contest
Awards
12-5
School Board Approves Middle School Transfer Waiver, Discusses FY 2016 Budget Direction
School Board
12-5
School Board Approves Limited Transfers to Kenmore and Jefferson Middle Schools
Registration
12-3
World Language to Host Open House for Middle and High School Students
Event
November
11-21
APS Announces Upcoming FY 2016 Budget Dates
FY16 Budget
11-21
Arlington Public School Music Students Accepted to State and Regional Ensembles
Honors
11-21
2015 Summer School Date Changes
Summer School
11-21
APS Closed Nov. 26-28
Holidays
11-20
Weather-Related Closures and Delays PSA
PSAs
11-19
Arlington Career Center TV Production Students Earn First Place in Video Contest
Award
11-19
Superintendent Presents Recommended Options for Secondary Seats
School Board
11-17
 CIP-TV Episode 5 Recaps Nov. 5 MeetingMore Seats
11-17
 How to Talk to Children About Health NewsSchool Health
11-14
APS to Host Parent Workshop on How Language Affects Children
Parent Academy
11-14
Boundary Process Update and Meeting Reminder
More Seats
11-13
APS Accepting Entries for the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts Contest
MLK Contest
11-12
Arlington Voters Approve $105.78 Million for School Bonds
75 Percent of Voters Support Bond Measure

School Bond
11-7
APS Encourages Parents and School Staff to Participate in Speak UP Survey
Speak-Up
11-7
APS Ranked as a Top School Division in the US
Ranking
11-7
APS Receives Seven Communications Awards
Awards
11-7
School Board Receives Update on Increasing Enrollment
Boundary Refinement Process Announced for Select North Arlington Elementary Schools

School Board
11-4
APS to Revise Elementary Boundaries for Selected North Arlington Schools for 2015-16
Boundaries
11-3
APS Accepting Applications for Admission to Secondary Programs
69 Sixth-Grade Slots Available at H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program

H-B Woodlawn
October 
10-29
Updated CIP Meeting Scheduled
CIP
10-23
CIP-TV Segment 4 Recaps Oct. 20 Meeting
Twitter Town Hall #2 Scheduled for October 24

CIP-TV
10-23
Henry Elementary School Named Title I Distinguished School
Award
10-23
School Board Continues Discussions about Future Capital Improvement Projects
Discovery Elementary School Proposed as Name for New School

School Board
10-22
School Board Holds Work Session to Discuss Options for Adding Secondary Seats
CIP
10-22
CIP-TV Segment 3 Recaps Oct. 16 Meeting
CIP-TV
10-22
Middle School Information Night to be Held on Nov. 3
Event
10-22
La Noche de Información Sobre las Escuelas Medias Se Fija para el 3 de noviembre
Event
10-17
New Video Series, Partners in Action, Showcases APS PartnersPartners
10-15
APS College and Career Night Set for Oct. 23
New Location: Washington-Lee High School

College Night
10-15
APS and Signature Theatre’s Signature in Schools Program Present Janet Langhart Cohen's One Act Play Anne & Emmett
 Event
10-15
APS Receives Meritorious Budget Award
Awards
10-15
Honors Band, Chorus and Orchestra Auditions to Begin Next Week
 
10-14
APS to Host Two Screenings of Harvest of Empire: The Untold Story of Latinos in America
Oct. 20 Screening with Producer, Nov. 1 Community Conversation

Event
10-14
APS to Hold Montessori Information Night
Event
10-14
Annual APS High School Information Night Set for Oct. 27
Event
10-14
La Noche de Información Sobre las Escuelas Secundarias Se Fija para el 27 de octubre
Event
10-14
October is Disability History Awareness Month
 
10-10
School Board Approves FY15 Priorities 
School Board
10-8
APS Seeks Feedback for FY 2016 Budget Communications
FY16 Budget
10-8Las Escuelas Públicas de Arlington solicitan sus sugerencias acerca de las comunicaciones acerca del Presupuesto del Año Fiscal 2016
 FY16 Budget
10-7
APS Scores and Participation on SAT and ACT IncreasesSAT Scores
10-6
APS Enrollment Increases More than 5% from Previous Year
Enrollment
10-6
CIP-TV Segment 2 Recaps Oct. 2 Meeting
CIP-TV
10-1
APS CIP-TV Now Providing Updates for the CIP Process
More Seats
September
9-29
Williamsburg Educator Receives Foreign Language Teaching Award
Awards
9-26
School Board Discusses CIP and Alternative Plans for Elementary Seats
2014 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results Reviewed

School Board
9-26
Five Seniors Named 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Semifinalists
Awards
9-24
Community Engagement Meeting on October 2 to Discuss Middle School CIP OptionsMore Seats
9-24
92 Percent of Arlington’s Class of 2014 Graduate on Time
Grad Rates
9-24
APS School Board Member Abby Raphael Appointed to Governor’s Task Force on Combating Campus Sexual ViolenceSchool Board
9-19
APS Announces Expanded Community Engagement on Elementary CIP Options
More Seats
9-18
APS Receives 2014 SPQA Medallion of Excellence Award
Awards
9-16
APS Announces 2014 Results for Accreditation and Federal Accountability
 
9-15
Back-to-School Nights Begin Sept. 17
Events
9-12
Virtual@APS Open House Set for This Saturday
Events 
9-12
2015 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named
Awards
9-12
Board Appoints Nancy Van Doren to Fill Vacancy
School Board
9-10
APS Announces Deep Learning Analytics and Affiliates As Big Data Roundtable Winner
Winning Team Presented with $10,000 Award

Big Data
9-5
Snapshots Goes Back to SchoolSnapshots
9-5School Board Receives Update on First Day of School
APS Also Presents Community Engagement Process for CIP

School Board
August
8-29
APS Labor Day and 2014-15 School Year Schedule and Information
First Day of School Tue, Sept. 2

First Day
8-27
VDOE Publishes 2014 SOL Test Results 
SOL results
8-22
Arlington School Board Announces Next Steps and TimelineSchool Board
8-21
Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Applications
 
8-20
APS Releases 2013-14 Annual Report 
Annual Report
8-20
APS Debuts ‘Going Green’ Video
Going Green
8-15
Sally Baird Announces Resignation from the Arlington School BoardSchool Board
8-8
School Board Receives Update on the 2014 Capital Improvement PlanSchool Board
8-1
Students Learn Arabic and Chinese in Summer STARTALK ProgramMedia
8-1
APS Teacher Sets Sail on Deepwater Coral Survey off the Mid-Atlantic CoastMedia
7-8
Washington-Lee Receives Claudia Dodson Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award
Award
7-1
School Board Appoints New Drew Model PrincipalSchool Board
7-1
School Board Names New Henry PrincipalSchool Board
7-1
School Board Approves New Taylor Principal School Board
7-1
David McCrae Named New Transportation DirectorSchool Board
7-1
James Lander Elected as New Arlington School Board ChairSchool Board
7-1
Noah Simon Announces Resignation from Arlington School Board
Resignation Effective August 1

School Board
7-1
School Board Holds First Meeting for 2014-2015 School Year
James Lander and Dr. Emma Violand-Sanchez Selected as Chair and Vice-Chair

School Board
 
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