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Volunteers Needed for English Advisory Committee

Volunteers Needed for English Advisory Committee Would you like to learn more about English Language Arts instruction in Arlington Public Schools? Are you interested in using your knowledge as a parent, community member, or business professional to identify issues and develop recommendations for changes or improvements in curriculum? If so, the English Language Arts Advisory […]

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Teen Parenting Program’s Chesapeake Bay Trip Featured on Green Scene

Teen Parenting Program’s Chesapeake Bay Trip Featured on Green Scene This week’s episode of Green Scene highlights the Teen Parenting Program’s recent field trip to learn about the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The annual trip, sponsored by a partnership with the Chesapeake Bay foundation, provides students to learn the importance of the watershed and how to […]

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Snapshots Highlights Nottingham’s 2013 Shakespeare Program

Snapshots Highlights Nottingham’s 2013 Shakespeare Program In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy visits Nottingham Elementary School to talk with students about the school’s production of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.” This is the 27th year that Nottingham has produced one of Shakespeare’s plays. To get ready for the performance, students work […]

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ASFS Music Teacher Named Quarterfinalist for GRAMMY Award

ASFS Music Teacher Named Quarterfinalist for GRAMMY Award Arlington Science Focus School music teacher Joe Puzzo has been selected as one of the quarter finalists for the GRAMMY Music Educator Award. Only 217 out of 30,000 national nominees were selected as quarterfinalists. Puzzo has been with APS for 18 years. The GRAMMY Music Educator Award […]

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Final Summer School Deadline Approaching

Final Summer School Deadline Approaching The next deadline for the Summer School programs listed below is Fri, June 14. Registration forms and applications for reduced fees (based on family income) are included in the Sumer School catalog which is available online. Registration fees must accompany all applications. · Middle School Make Up and Strengthening Courses […]

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Two APS Employees Named Connect with Kids Champions

Two APS Employees Named Connect with Kids Champions The Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families recently announced that two Arlington Public Schools employees have been named Connect with Kids (CWK) Champions. These champions are Arlingtonians who go out of their way to develop positive relationships with young people. The Partnership for Children, Youth and […]

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Arlington Students Attend Virginia Junior Academy of Science

Arlington Students Attend Virginia Junior Academy of Science Over 150 Arlington Public Schools students presented their independent science research projects at the Virginia Junior Academy of Science (VJAS) symposium held May 21-23 at Virginia Tech. Twenty-eight students received awards for their work. This year’s winners include: Animal and Human Sciences · Honorable Mention – Juliana […]

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CCPTA, ASA Announce Scholarship Winners

Updated May 31: CCPTA, ASA Announce Scholarship Winners The Arlington County Council of PTAs (CCPTA) and the Arlington School Administrators (ASA), a group of APS School and department leaders, recently announced this year’s scholarship recipients. The students will be recognized at the CCPTA 2013 Scholarship Awards Reception and Presentation tonight, May 29, at the Arlington […]

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Randolph Elementary School Featured in Sally Ride Tribute

Randolph Elementary School Featured in Sally Ride Tribute Earlier this week, Randolph Elementary School participated in the Sally Ride Tribute hosted by Exxon Mobil Corporation at the Kennedy Center. Randolph was the only school featured in the video tribute to Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut in space. The school was chosen to represent […]

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