APS News Release

25 Arlington Students Selected to Attend Governor’s School

25 Arlington Students Selected to Attend Governor’s School This summer, 25 APS students will attend the Governor’s School for Academics, Mentorship, Visual and Performing Arts or the Foreign Language Academy. Both programs allow students to focus on a specific area of intellectual or artistic strengths and interests and to study in a way that best […]

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Snapshots Highlights Jireh’s Place Partnership with Drew

Snapshots Highlights Jireh’s Place Partnership with Drew In this week’s episode of APS Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks to Dr. Shakina Dundar, a former APS student, about her organization’s partnership with Drew Model Elementary School. Jireh’s Place works with young girls to support their physical, mental, and emotional well-being. The partnership provides young girls […]

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Key Students Win Virginia Odyssey of the Mind Competition

Key Students Win Virginia Odyssey of the Mind Competition Seven fourth-grade students from Key Elementary School won first prize in the Virginia State Odyssey of the Mind competition on April 13 in Aldie, Virginia. By winning, they will advance to the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals at Michigan State University, May 22-25. Over 900 […]

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APS to Showcase African American Art Collection

APS to Showcase African American Art Collection Arlington Public Schools will host an African American art exhibit at Washington-Lee High School (Washington-Lee is located at 1301 N. Stafford St.) on Fri, April 26. “Please Remember Me: Honoring Extraordinary Ordinary People” is an exhibition of color and cloth by Arlington art collector and artist Avis Collins […]

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APS Wins Prestigious Healthy Food Award

APS Wins Prestigious Healthy Food Award Arlington Public School has been awarded the Bronze Level of Distinction for excellent performance in the Healthier U.S. School Challenge (HUSSC). The HUSSC is a voluntary national certification initiative for schools participating in the National School Lunch Program. APS is just one of 111 school divisions nationwide to receive […]

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La Junta Escolar busca voluntarios para los Consejos Consultivos

La Junta Escolar busca voluntarios para los Consejos Consultivos La Junta Escolar de las Escuelas Públicas de Arlington está buscando personas que deseen servir en uno de tres Consejos Consultivos: el Consejo Consultivo para el Presupuesto; el Consejo Consultivo para la Instrucción; y el Consejo Consultivo para Instalaciones Escolares y Programas Capitales. La Junta prevé […]

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School Board Approves Proposed Budget

School Board Approves Proposed Budget The Arlington School Board approved its proposed FY 2014 budget at last night’s meeting. The budget included several changes from Superintendent Patrick Murphy’s budget proposed on February 28. The changes accounted for additional funds provided by Arlington County based on its third quarter review of current fiscal-year expenditures and assume […]

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H-B Woodlawn’s Energy Forum Featured on Green Scene

H-B Woodlawn’s Energy Forum Featured on Green Scene This week’s episode of Green Scene highlights H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program’s Energy Forum sponsored by the Class of 2017. Students visited a number of LEED certified buildings throughout Arlington and then wrote articles and created environmental projects that will be featured at the upcoming Arlingtonians for a […]

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