APS News Release

High School Information Night Rescheduled for Wed, Nov. 7

High School Information Night Rescheduled for Wed, Nov. 7 Due to the current weather-related school closures, the annual APS High School Information Night, originally scheduled for tonight, has been rescheduled for Wed, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at Washington-Lee High School. Because of this change, the International BaccalaureateInformation Night, slated for Nov. 7 at Washington-Lee […]

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Science Textbook Adoption Currently Underway APS Seeking Community Input

Science Textbook Adoption Currently Underway APS Seeking Community Input APS is currently going through the elementary school science textbook adoption process and is seeking input from teachers, parents, and community members. All materials are available for public review in the Professional Library located at Syphax Academic Center, 1439 Quincy Street. Public comments and feedback will […]

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High School Information Night Set for Oct. 29

High School Information Night Set for Oct. 29 Nov. 7 (rescheduled due to weather) APS reminds parents that the annual High School Information Night is Mon, Oct. 29, Weds, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m., at Washington-Lee High School, 1301 N. Stafford St. During the information night program, families of students entering high school in the […]

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Snapshots Visits With the Washington-Lee Best Buddies

Snapshots Visits With the Washington-Lee Best Buddies In this episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks with student members of the Washington-Lee Best Buddies Program at a special event last week. GLEE star Lauren Potter and Best Buddies founder Anthony Shriver visited with the school’s chapter on Friday. Washington-Lee’s Best Buddies sponsored a joint […]

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Green Scene Highlights Campbell’s New Wetlands

Green Scene Highlights Campbell’s New Wetlands In this week’s episode, Green Scene visits Campbell Elementary School’s new Wetlands Learning Lab. The wetlands area will allow Campbell to expand its hands-on, inquiry-based approach to education. Last week, over 100 volunteers helped staff plant vegetation in the new Wetlands Learning Lab and remove invasive plants from the […]

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Middle School Information Night to be Held on Nov. 5

Middle School Information Night to be Held on Nov. 5 Arlington families are invited to learn more about Arlington’s middle school programs during the annual Middle School Information Night at 7 p.m. on Mon, Nov. 5, at Washington-Lee High School, 1301 N. Stafford St. During the information night program, families of children entering middle school […]

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Arlington’s On-Time Graduation Rate Increases to 89.2 Percent More Students Earn Advanced Diplomas as Dropout Rate Continues to Decline

Arlington’s On-Time Graduation Rate Increases to 89.2 Percent More Students Earn Advanced Diplomas as Dropout Rate Continues to Decline Arlington Public Schools’ on-time graduation rate for the high school class of 2012 increased to 89.2 percent and the dropout rate fell to 7.7 percent, according to data released today by the Virginia Department of Education […]

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Claremont to Dedicate Outdoor Classroom and NWF-Certified Wildlife Habitat

Claremont to Dedicate Outdoor Classroom and NWF-Certified Wildlife Habitat Claremont Elementary School will dedicate its newly-renovated outdoor classroom on Fri, Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m. (4700 S. Chesterfield Rd.) The dedication ceremony will allow Claremont teachers and parents to celebrate the establishment of this site and to recognize the efforts of four Eagle Scouts who […]

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Honors Band, Chorus and Orchestra Auditions to Begin Next Week

Honors Band, Chorus and Orchestra Auditions to Begin Next Week The APS Fine Arts Department is holding auditions for Honors Chorus, Honors Band and Honors Orchestra for elementary and middle-school students beginning on Oct. 23. Materials for interested students, including the registration form is available on the APS website, or from school music teachers. Pre-registration […]

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School Board Restores Bus Service to Campbell Elementary School Discusses Additional Changes to Boundary Policy and Framework

School Board Restores Bus Service to Campbell Elementary School Discusses Additional Changes to Boundary Policy and Framework At last night’s meeting, the Arlington School Board voted to waive Policy 50-5 Transportation for the remainder of the 2012-13 school year to allow Campbell Elementary School students who were permitted to ride an APS bus last year […]

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