APS News Release

School Board Approves TJHSST Recommendation

School Board Approves TJHSST Recommendation At last night’s meeting, the Arlington School Board reaffirmed that it will continue to provide the opportunity for APS students to attend Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. The Board also directed the Superintendent to explore potential expansion of opportunities for APS students to pursue higher level STEM […]

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Snapshots Highlights Wakefield High School Dedication

Snapshots Highlights Wakefield High School Dedication In this week’s episode, Snapshots visits Wakefield High School during the dedication ceremony and open house on Sun, Sept. 22. Following the ribbon cutting, visitors took self-guided tours of the building. Visitors also took part in the opening of the new Aquatics Center. “APS Snapshots” is a three-to-five minute […]

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Green Scene Highlights Sustainability Features of the New Yorktown High School

Green Scene Highlights Sustainability Features of the New Yorktown High School This week’s episode of Green Scene showcases the many sustainability features of the new Yorktown High School facility. APS “Green Scene” is a bi-monthly video series that highlights the many sustainability efforts by students and staff to protect the environment. “Green Scene” can be […]

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APS 2013 Graduates Exceed State and Nation on SAT and ACT Results

APS 2013 Graduates Exceed State and Nation on SAT and ACT Results APS students outperformed their state and national peers on the 2013 SAT, according to the results released today by the College Board and the Virginia Department of Education. APS test takers also scored above the state and national scores for the ACT results […]

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Three Seniors Named 2014 National Achievement Scholarship Semifinalists

Updated: Three Seniors Named 2014 National Achievement Scholarship Semifinalists The National Achievement Scholarship Program announced that Wakefield High School seniors Daniel Brown and Julian Douglass and H-B Woodlawn senior Biruktawit Assefa have been named National Achievement Scholarship Semifinalists. The students will join more than 1,600 Black American high school seniors who have been designated semifinalists […]

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Virtual@APS Open House Set for This Saturday

Virtual@APS Open House Set for This Saturday Arlington Public Schools Virtual@APS is hosting an open house on Sat, Sept. 28 for students and families to meet with and talk to staff members. The open house will be held from 10 a.m.-Noon on the second floor of the Reed-Westover building (1644 N. McKinley Rd.). The Virtual@APS […]

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Washington-Lee Students Receive County Environmental Award

Washington-Lee Students Receive County Environmental Award Washington-Lee High School environmental science students and teacher Ryan Miller received a Landscape Recognition Award from the Arlington County Beautification Committee this afternoon for their efforts to prevent runoff at the school. Washington-Lee High School is the first school to be recognized by the program. The landscape was designed […]

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Snapshots Features Randolph Track Dedication

Snapshots Features Randolph Track Dedication In this week’s episode, Snapshots visits Randolph Elementary School during the dedication of the school’s new track. School officials began planning for the new track in 2010 and fundraising began last year. The collaborative effort to build the new track resulted in donations totaling $40,436. “APS Snapshots” is a three-to-five […]

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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 month. Oct. 2 – CHADD Parent to Parent (P2P): Family Training on ADHD, 9:30 a.m.-Noon Oct. 5 – Special Artist Workshop, 1-2 p.m. Oct. 9 – ADHD Parent Support Network Meeting, […]

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