APS News Release

Snapshots Welcomes Back Students

Snapshots Welcomes Back Students In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks with students and Principals about how they prepare for the start of school and their advice for other students. “APS Snapshots” is a three-to-five minute weekly cable program highlighting student, teacher or school achievements, or featuring important, up-to-date information on […]

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News for APS Families from Arlington County

News for APS Families from Arlington County Arlington Makes it Easy for Teens to Ride ART Arlington Transit (ART) is introducing a student SmarTrip® card that will make it easier for Arlington teens to take transit. Arlington County middle and high school students who purchase the Student iRide SmarTrip® card can ride the ART bus […]

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APS to Hold a Community Meeting at Ashlawn

APS to Hold a Community Meeting at Ashlawn Construction of the Ashlawn Elementary School Addition/Renovation project is scheduled to start in late September/early October 2013. Please attend a Community Meeting on the project on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Ashlawn media center. The meeting, which is required under the Use Permit approved […]

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Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Applications Available

Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Applications Available APS families wishing to enroll their children in the free and reduced-price lunch program, including those who participated in the program last year, must fill out an application for the 2013-14 school year. Applications will be included in the First Day Packets and are available online. Applications can also […]

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APS Elementary Science Teachers Participate in Summer Learning

APS Elementary Science Teachers Participate in Summer Learning Five teachers from Arlington Public Schools spent their summer in an innovative program designed to change how science is taught in Virginia classrooms. The teachers were selected to participate in the Virginia Initiative for Science Teaching and Achievement (VISTA), which kicked off with a four-week Elementary Science […]

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APS to Hold Parent Workshop on Poverty

APS to Hold Parent Workshop on Poverty Arlington Public Schools will hold a parent workshop on understanding and responding to poverty on Wed, Aug. 28, from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy St.). In the workshop, Beyond Poverty: Brain‐Inspired Ways to Understand and Respond to Poverty, participants will learn about the […]

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Snapshots Highlights Summer PRIME Internship Program

Snapshots Highlights Summer PRIME Internship Program In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks with students who participated in the Professional Related Intern/Mentorship Experience (PRIME) about their experiences in the program. PRIME is an internship program for gifted juniors and seniors. It places students with an opportunity to be placed as unpaid […]

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APS Announces 2013 SOL Test Results

APS Announces 2013 SOL Test Results Today, Arlington Public Schools (APS) released the 2013 Standards of Learning (SOL) results in concert with this morning’s state-wide results published by the Virginia Department of Education. In 2013, APS students continued to outperform their peers around the state on the majority of all SOL tests, meeting or exceeding […]

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Snapshots Tours New Wakefield High School

Snapshots Tours New Wakefield High School In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy, Principal Dr. Chris Willmore and Assistant Superintendent of Facilities and Operations John Chadwick take viewers on a tour of the new Wakefield High School. The school is set to open on Sept. 3. “APS Snapshots” is a three-to-five minute […]

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