APS News Release

Meetings Set to Discuss Plans to Open New Elementary School @ Williamsburg

Meetings Set to Discuss Plans to Open New Elementary School @ Williamsburg APS invites families of students who will attend the New Elementary School to be built at Williamsburg to attend one of two meetings scheduled to speak with APS Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy and members of the APS leadership team about the preliminary planning […]

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Middle School Information Night to be Held on Nov. 4

Middle School Information Night to be Held on Nov. 4 APS families are invited to the annual Middle School Information Night scheduled for Mon, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at Washington-Lee High School, 1301 N. Stafford St. During the information night program, families of students entering middle school in the fall of 2014 will hear […]

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Free Flu Shots Available on Nov. 5

Free Flu Shots Available on Nov. 5 As part of an annual Public Health Emergency Preparedness exercise, the Arlington County Public Health Division is offering free Flu shots. The clinic will be held in the Washington-Lee High School cafeteria on Tue, Nov. 5 from 7- 11 a.m. or while vaccine supplies last. Washington-Lee is located […]

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Vacunas contra la gripe gratis el 5 de noviembre

Vacunas contra la gripe gratis el 5 de noviembre Como parte de un ejercicio anual de Preparación de Emergencias de Salud Pública, la División de Salud Pública del Condado de Arlington está ofreciendo vacunas gratuitas contra la gripe. La clínica se llevará a cabo en el martes, 5 de noviembre de 7 a 11 a.m. […]

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Snapshots Highlights ‘Above the Influence’

Snapshots Highlights “Above the Influence” In this week’s episode, Snapshots features the “Above the Influence” event that took place at each high school on Oct. 23. The national campaign promotes healthy habits and positive behavior. It also helps to educate students on the negative effects of drugs and alcohol as well as bullying. The event […]

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School Board Discusses Summer School Fees

School Board Discusses Summer School Fees At last night’s Arlington School Board meeting, staff presented a recommendation for the 2014 Summer School fees. The proposal maintains the 2013 registration fee which is $100 and $56 for qualifying students. It also called for maintaining reduced fees for both registration and tuition for qualifying students. Staff recommended […]

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APS GO! Parent Survey Now Available

APS GO! Parent Survey Now Available Have you filled out your APS GO! Survey yet? Watch this video to find out what it’s all about. For a direct link to the survey, click here. For Spanish, click the link at the top of the survey page. APS is looking for 100% participation in the survey […]

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Swanson Student Wins National Book Festival Summer Writing Contest

Swanson Student Wins National Book Festival Summer Writing Contest Earlier this fall, Swanson Middle School sixth grader Sofie Dalton was selected as the grand prize winner of the Library of Congress National Book Festival Summer Writing Contest. The theme of the contest was “A Book That Shaped Me” and rising fifth and sixth graders were […]

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APS to Celebrate Read Aloud to a Child Week

APS to Celebrate Read Aloud to a Child Week Oct. 20-26 is Read Aloud to a Child Week and APS is joining educators statewide to emphasize the importance of reading aloud to children and to give families an opportunity to participate. This annual event was established by the Virginia State Legislature as a way to […]

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