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2015-16 News Releases

2016 News Releases

2015 News Releases

December
12-18
Career Center Open House Set for Jan. 9
Events
12-18Corrected: District XII Honors Chorus and Honors Orchestra 2015-16
Awards
12-18
School Board Approves FY 2017 Budget Direction
Abby Raphael Recognized for Her Eight Years of Service on the School Board

School Board
12-9
School Board Takes Steps to Pursue Historic District Designation for the Stratford Building
School Board
12-8
Niche.com Ranks APS Top School Division in Virginia
APS Schools Also Tops Best Schools List

Recognitions
12-7
Joint Arlington School and County Board Budget Forum Tonight 
Budget
12-4
Five APS Teachers Earn Prestigious National Credential
APS Ranked Third in Virginia

Awards
12-4
Corrected: School Board Approves Proposals to Increase Elementary and Secondary Capacity
School Board
12-4
Arlington Theater Students to Participate in Comedy Improv for Charity
Event
12-3
APS Hosting Substitute Recruitment Fair
Careers@APS
12-3
APS to Host Summit on Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence in High School
Summit to be held on Dec. 12 at Washington-Lee High School

Event
12-1
Three Arlington Students with Autism Chosen to Speak at National Disability Rights Conference in Oregon

November
11-24
Arlington Public Schools Announces Community Budget Meetings
Additional Budget Forum Hosted Jointly with Arlington County on December 7

Budget Meetings
11-18
Arlington Career Center Students Win the 2015 VSBA High School Student Video Contest
Winning Videos Shown at VSBA Annual Convention

Awards
11-17
School Board Approves Stratford Building Concept Design
School Board
11-17
APS Receives Five Communications Awards
Awards
11-6
School Board Discusses Capacity Solutions to Address Growing Enrollment
School Board
11-6
APS Students Named to Northern Virginia All-Regional Orchestra
 
11-6
Jamestown Recognized for Innovative Use of Technology in the Classroom
Awards
11-5
APS Accepting Entries for the 2016 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts Contest
MLK Contest
October
10-30
#digitalAPS Showcases Apple Camp
#digitalAPS
10-30
Four Students Named to All Virginia Jazz EnsembleAwards
10-23
APS Announces 2015-16 Ratings for Accreditation
All APS Schools Fully Accredited

Accreditation Results
10-23
Snapshots Showcases Food Services Open House
Snapshots
10-23
Assistant Superintendent Named Finalist for Lexington Institute Leadership Award
Awards
10-23
Two APS Staff Named Connect with Kids Champions
Awards
10-23
School Board Discusses Proposed Changes to Middle and High School Programs of StudiesApproves Internal Audit Work Plan
School Board
10-20
APS Seniors Named to Virginia Honor Choir
Awards
10-20
Honors Band, Chorus and Orchestra Auditions To Begin This Week
 
10-16
Yorktown to Perform Ginny Mohler’s The Girls Who Glow 
Event
10-16
Three Yorktown Seniors Receive National Hispanic Recognition Program Honors
Awards
10-16
APS to Hold Montessori Information Night
Event
10-16
Wakefield’s “Whatever Floats Your Boat Regatta” Featured on Green Scene
Green Scene
10-16
APS High School Information Night to be Held on Oct. 19
Main Presentation to be Live-Streamed on APS Website

Event
10-14
Middle School Information Night to be Held on Oct. 26
Event
10-14
La Noche de Información Sobre las Escuelas Medias Se Fija para el 26 de octubre
Event
10-7
#digitalAPS Showcases Math App Used at Gunston Middle School
#digitalAPS
10-7
Second Digital Learning Parent Night Scheduled for Oct. 15
Deadline approaching to provide feedback on Personal Learning Device Handbook

#digitalAPS
10-7
School Board Receives Update on 2015-16 APS Enrollment
School Board
10-6
Registration Open for 2015 Out of School Time Assets Conference
Event
10-6
Annual APS High School Information Night Set for Oct. 19
HSIN
10-6
La Noche de Información Sobre las Escuelas Secundarias Se Fija para el 19 de octubre
HSIN
10-6
APS College and Career Night Set for Oct. 14
College Night
10-2
Henry’s Blue Ribbon Celebration Featured on Snapshots
Snapshots
10-2
APS Food and Nutrition Services to Host Open House on Oct. 8
Event
10-2
Arlington Students to Take Part in Women’s Voices Theatre Festival
Event
September
9-30
Study Committee Proposes New Facility Siting Process
 
9-30
School Board Appoints Interim Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources
Interim Special Education Director and Interim Supervisor of Special Programs Also Named

School Board
9-29
Patrick Henry Elementary School Named 2015 Blue Ribbon School
Henry One of Only Seven Public Schools in Virginia to Receive This Honor

Award
9-29
APS On-Time Graduation Rate for the Class of 2015 Rises to 92.8 Percent 
Grad Rate
9-25
School Board Approves 2015-16 Priorities
South Arlington Working Group Presents Update

School Board
9-24
APS to Hold Community Forum on the Progress of the South Arlington Working Group to Site a New Elementary School
More Seats
9-18
Career Center’s Composting Initiative Featured on Green Scene
Green Scene
9-18
APS to Host Digital Learning Parent Nights
Digital Learning
9-11
2016 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named
Awards
9-11
School Board Receives Update on Start of 2015-16 School Year
School Board
9-11
APS Seeks Feedback on Personal Learning Device Handbook
Digital Handbook
9-11
Snapshots Highlights First Day of 2015-16 School Year
Snapshots
9-3
Washington-Lee Best Buddies Named Outstanding Chapter
Awards
9-3
APS Labor Day and 2015-16 School Year Schedule and Information
First Day of School Tue, Sept. 8

First Day
9-3
Drivers Illegally Passing Arlington Public Schools’ Buses Risk Getting a Ticket Starting Sept. 8
Stop
9-3
APS Unveils New Website for Breakfast and Lunch Menus
New Lunch Menu Feature Also Now Available on the APS App

Breakfast/Lunch Menus
9-3
2015 APS Scores on SAT and ACT Continue to Rise
SAT/ACT Results
9-3
School Board Appoints New Leadership Team for Drew Model School
 
9-2
APS Welcomes Students Back to School
Back to School
9-2
2015-16 Policy For Providing Free Or Reduced Price Meals
Free and Reduced Lunch
August
8-28
Update on APS PreK Enrollment and Space Availability 
 
8-14
APS Discussed Strategies to Mitigate Increasing Construction Costs for the Stratford and Wilson Projects School Board
8-14
School Board Receives Academic Report on Positive Trends in Student Achievement School Board
8-11
APS Achieves Record High SOL Results in 2015 Test Scores
8-5 Meet APS at the County Fair! More Seats
8-3
Sixth Grade Tdap Immunization Reminder
School Health to Provide Tdap Clinics

Tdap Clinics
July
7-31
APS to Continue Use of Mobile App  
7-29
Arlington Career Center Teacher Recognized at White House Event
Awards
7-24
Carlin Springs Student Selected to Participate in Dept. of Ed Forum
 
7-21
APS Earns Recognition for Healthy School Meals
Awards
7-20
Washington-Lee High School Education Foundation, Inc. Awards Twenty Renewal Scholarship
Scholarships
7-14
W-L Outperforms Peers Worldwide on IB Exams
Test Scores
7-14
APS Seniors Win College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship
Awards
7-13
Arlington Public Schools Wins National Communications Awards
Aspire2Excellence, PR Liaison Pilot Programs Commended

Awards
7-7
Career Center TV Production Students Win National Award in Broadcast News Contest
Awards
7-1
School Board Holds First Meeting of 2015-16 School Year
Elects Chair and Vice Chair

School Board
7-1
Dr. Emma Violand-Sánchez Elected as New Arlington School Board Chair
School Board
7-1
School Board Appoints New Tuckahoe Principal School Board
 
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