APS News Release

Tdap Immunization Reminder

Tdap Immunization Reminder Parents are reminded that all incoming sixth grade students must have documentation of having had a Tetanus-diphtheria – pertussis (Tdap) booster immunization in order to enter school in the fall. A free Tdap clinic for students entering grades 6-11 is available at the Arlington County Open Immunization Clinic. Location: 2100 Washington Blvd., […]

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APS Superintendent to Attend a Series of Summer Chats

APS Superintendent to Attend a Series of Summer Chats This August, Arlington Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy will attend a series of “Chats” with Arlington County residents. These gatherings are being held to give Arlingtonians an opportunity talk with the Superintendent about a wide range of school-related topics, and to ask questions or provide […]

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Three Seniors Win College-Sponsored Merit Scholarships

Three Seniors Win College-Sponsored Merit Scholarships Today, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced that three Arlington seniors have earned National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges or universities. More than 2,000 students from around the country were named additional winners of the scholarship and join more than 2,500 who were awarded scholarships in late May. […]

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Arlington School Board Names New Gunston Principal

Arlington School Board Names New Gunston Principal The Arlington School Board appointed Lori Wiggins as Principal of Gunston Middle School at its organizational meeting today. Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy said, “Ms. Wiggins brings 19 years of experience as an educator to Gunston. Her passion for education is evident. She understands the requirements of a school […]

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Arlington School Board Renews Superintendent’s Contract Through 2016

Arlington School Board Renews Superintendent’s Contract Through 2016 Today, the Arlington School Board voted to renew Arlington Superintendent Dr. Patrick Murphy’s contract through June 2016. The Board’s unanimous decision was made at the School Board’s annual organizational meeting held at 9 a.m. today at the Arlington Education Center. Reflecting on the school division’s accomplishments over […]

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Dr. Emma Violand-S’nchez Elected as New Arlington School Board Chair

Dr. Emma Violand-Sánchez Elected as New Arlington School Board Chair During its annual organizational meeting on Mon, July 2, the Arlington School Board elected Dr. Emma Violand-Sánchez as Chair for the 2012-13 school year. Her term as Chair begins immediately and will expire in June 2013. She fills the position held for the past year […]

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