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Upcoming ‘More Seats for More Students’ Boundary Meeting Schedule

Upcoming ‘More Seats for More Students’ Boundary Meeting Schedule The APS “More Seats for More Students” boundary planning process is currently underway to determine a neighborhood boundary for the new elementary school on the Williamsburg Middle School site. The School Board has identified the following seven neighborhood school communities to directly engage in this process: […]

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Snapshots Visits the 20th Annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference

Snapshots Visits the 20th Annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy visits with students and organizers of the 20th annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference held Nov. 15 at George Mason University’s Founders Hall. The one-day conference helps foster leadership among Latino students by involving them in the […]

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Barrett’s Air Quality Flag Program Showcased on Green Scene

Barrett’s Air Quality Flag Program Showcased on Green Scene In this episode, Green Scene highlights Barrett Elementary School’s Air Quality Flag Program. The program lets students monitor the air quality around the school in real-time. Students then raise a colored flag that corresponds with that day’s air quality index. Students monitor the air quality using […]

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Wakefield, Washington-Lee High School’Students Receive 2012 Human Rights Award

Wakefield, Washington-Lee High School Students Receive 2012 Human Rights Award The Arlington Human Rights Commission named Wakefield High School’s Project Upstanders and the Washington-Lee High School Best Buddies Chapter 2012 James B. Hunter Human Rights Award winners. The James B. Hunter Award recognizes sustained commitment and outstanding accomplishment in the area of human rights made […]

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Foreign Language Learning Opportunities for Middle and High School Students

Foreign Language Learning Opportunities for Middle and High School Students Is your child interested in learning Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Latin, Spanish or Japanese? It will soon be time to register for classes for the 2013-14 school year. APS families are invited to a presentation and discussion on APS world language options on Thu, Dec. […]

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School Board Seeks Volunteers for Multimodal Transportation Special Committee

School Board Seeks Volunteers for Multimodal Transportation Special Committee The Arlington School Board is currently looking for individuals to serve on the new Multimodal Transportation and Student Safety Special Committee. Applications are due by noon on Fri, Dec. 14. The committee will report to the School Board and provide advice regarding the safe transportation of […]

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Upcoming Parent Education Courses

Upcoming Parent Education Courses The APS Parent Academy, a partnership of APS and other affiliated organizations, has the following educational opportunities for families next week. Things We Wish We’d Known About the College Search Process Sports and College Admissions: Panel Discussion for College Bound Athletes Ways to Manage Stress in Our Family Marijuana: What’s the […]

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APS to Hold Data Meeting on Elementary Boundaries

APS to Hold Data Meeting on Elementary Boundaries Arlington families are invited to a data study meeting for boundary options for the new elementary school 1 at the Williamsburg site at 7 p.m. on Mon, Nov. 26. The meeting will be held in the Williamsburg Middle School auditorium (3600 N. Harrison St.). At the meeting, […]

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