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Friday, October 09, 2015

What's Happening in Arlington

  • Bullying October is Bullying Prevention Month. APS defines bullying/harassment based on an actual or perceived characteristic such as race, national origin, creed, color, religion, ancestry, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or disability, as the repeated infliction or attempted infliction of injury, discomfort, or humiliation on a student by one or more students. Here are some resources available to families.

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  • APS On-Time Graduation Rate for the Class of 2015 Rises to 92.8 Percent
    Graduation rates for Arlington’s Class of 2015 increased to 92.8% for all APS students, up 8.1 percentage points from 84.5% in 2009. The increases in the On-Time Graduation Rate and the proportions of graduates earning advanced diplomas is notable given the more strenuous requirements for earning a diploma in Virginia. (More)

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  • Blue Ribbon Schools Logo Patrick Henry Elementary School Named 2015 Blue Ribbon School

    Today, Patrick Henry Elementary School was named a 2015 Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education based on its overall academic excellence. Henry is one of 335 schools nationwide and one of only seven public schools in Virginia to receive this prestigious honor. Henry is the only public school in Northern Virginia designated as a Blue Ribbon School this year. (More)

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  • Digital Learning

    APS to Host Digital Learning Parent Nights
    Arlington Public Schools is partnering with Discovery Education ® to host three “Parent Nights" to demonstrate how teaching and learning is being transformed in Arlington. We encourage you to participate in these evening events designed for parents of elementary students. (More)

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  • video Featured Video: #digitalAPS

    In this episode of #digitalAPS: Exploring Instructional Frontiers, Gunston Middle School seventh grade math teacher Anthony Hyman discusses using iPads and technology in the classroom to help students learn and understand math concepts. (More)

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