APS News Release

Budget Update #2: APS Superintendent Presents FY 2014 Proposed Budget

Budget Update #2: APS Superintendent Presents FY 2014 Proposed Budget Budget Maintains Instructional Programs, Identifies Efficiencies, Addresses Enrollment Growth Today, Arlington Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy presented his proposal for the FY 2014 Arlington Public Schools budget to fund operations for the 2013-14 school year. The FY 2014 budget totals $520.4 million, which is a 3.8% […]

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APS Summer School Registration Begins March 7

APS Summer School Registration Begins March 7 Arlington Public Schools provides a variety of summer programs for students in grades Pre-K through 12 during the summer. Most classes run from Ju1y 8 – Aug. 8 for elementary and middle school students, and from July 8 – Aug. 16 for high school students. Registration for APS […]

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APS Students Make All-State Choir

APS Students Make All State-Choir Wakefield High School seniors Dominique Lopez-Piper and Jhonny Maldonado have been selected to sing in the All-Virginia Chorus. Lopez-Piper was selected as Soprano I and Maldonado was selected as Bass I. Yorktown High School senior Anne Lacey and Washington-Lee High School junior Sterling Webster were selected as alternates. The students […]

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photojournalist to Visit Career Center

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photojournalist to Visit Career Center Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and Wakefield High School graduate Doug Mills will speak at the Arlington Career Center on Thu, Feb. 28 from 7-8 p.m. (816 S. Walter Reed Dr.) Mills, who also took classes at the Career Center, has been a photographer for the Associated Press, United Press […]

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Snapshots Showcases Middle School Art Work

Snapshots Showcases Middle School Art Work In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks with Gunston Middle School art teacher Pete Fitzgerald and former Yorktown High School student and curator Amy Braden about George Mason University’s (GMU) middle school art exhibit. GMU’s Arlington Campus is currently hosting an art exhibit for middle […]

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APS to Celebrate World Language Week

Snapshots Showcases Middle School Art Work In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks with Gunston Middle School art teacher Pete Fitzgerald and former Yorktown High School student and curator Amy Braden about George Mason University’s (GMU) middle school art exhibit. GMU’s Arlington Campus is currently hosting an art exhibit for middle […]

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School Board Approves Ashlawn Elementary School Schematic Design Board Recognizes Employee Career Milestones

Snapshots Showcases Middle School Art Work In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks with Gunston Middle School art teacher Pete Fitzgerald and former Yorktown High School student and curator Amy Braden about George Mason University’s (GMU) middle school art exhibit. GMU’s Arlington Campus is currently hosting an art exhibit for middle […]

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W-L Jazz Combo Performs at Kennedy Center Partners in Education Meeting

W-L Jazz Combo Performs at Kennedy Center Partners in Education Meeting The Washington-Lee High School Jazz Combo performed for over 300 arts educators from across the country at the Kennedy Center National Partnerships Annual Meeting last week. This Jazz Combo is a small ensemble from the award winning Washington-Lee Jazz Band. This combo performs throughout […]

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Budget Update #1: Over 800 Responses Received Through New APS Budget Tool

Budget Update #1: Over 800 Responses Received Through New APS Budget Tool On November 29, APS and the County held the first ever joint community budget forum at Washington-Lee that attracted approximately 50 citizens. In December and January, APS held eight schools-focused budget forums to unveil a new APS Budget Tool and to engage in […]

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More Seats for More Students Boundary Update Community Meeting Set for Feb. 27

More Seats for More Students Boundary Update Community Meeting Set for Feb. 27 Arlington Public Schools will hold a community meeting on boundaries on Wed, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. at Williamsburg Middle School. At the community meeting, APS staff will share recommendations that they will present to the Superintendent regarding boundaries for the new […]

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