APS News Release

APS Sets Dates for Two CIP Meetings

APS Sets Dates for Two CIP Meetings Arlington Public Schools is hosting two meetings on the development of the 2015-24 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Framework in January. The meetings will be held on the following dates: Mon, Jan. 6 – CIP Stakeholder Meeting. Kenmore Middle School Blackbox Theatre, 7 p.m. (200 S. Carlin Springs Rd.) […]

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28 APS Teachers Earn Prestigious National Credential

29 APS Teachers Earn Prestigious National Credential Today, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards announced that 24 APS teachers have earned National Board Certification. Currently, Arlington ranks third in Virginia with 164*, or approximately 6.8 percent of teachers, who are National Board Certified. The following 24 APS teachers have been newly certified in the […]

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Glebe’s Play 60 Super School Grant Assembly Featured on Snapshots

Glebe’s Play 60 Super School Grant Assembly Featured on Snapshots In this week’s episode, Snapshots visits Glebe Elementary School during its NFL Play 60 Super School assembly on Nov. 19. Glebe received a $10,000 grant from the NFL Play 60 Super School contest. The NFL PLAY 60 grant, provided by Verizon FiOS, is for health […]

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APS Announces Middle and High School Information Session Makeup Date

APS Announces Middle and High School Information Session Makeup Date Because of the inclement weather earlier this week, the middle and high school information sessions originally scheduled for Tue, Dec. 10 have been rescheduled for Tue, Jan. 7. For a complete list of times, click here for middle school and click here for high school. […]

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MLK Literary and Visual Arts Contest Entries Due Dec. 20

MLK Literary and Visual Arts Contest Entries Due Dec. 20 APS reminds students that entries for the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts Contest are due Fri, Dec. 20. Students are invited to submit essays and poems or visual arts in any medium for the following topic. Dr. Martin Luther King, […]

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APS Receives Meritorious Budget Award

APS Receives Meritorious Budget Award The Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) has awarded Arlington Public Schools its Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) for excellence in budget presentation. The award is given only to school districts that have met or exceeded the Meritorious Budget Award criteria. This is the fifth consecutive year that APS has […]

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School Board Discusses CIP and Budget Framework

School Board Discusses CIP and Budget Framework The Arlington School Board discussed the proposed framework for the 2015-24 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and the FY 2015 budget direction and framework at last night’s meeting. The Superintendent’s Proposed 2014 Capacity Development Plan/Capital Improvement Plan (CDP/CIP) for FY 2015-24 is developed bi-annually to ensure that APS, faced […]

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Snapshots Highlights APS Book Buddies

Snapshots Highlights APS Book Buddies In this week’s episode of Snapshots, English Language Arts supervisor Dr. Michelle Picard highlights the APS Book Buddies program which provides volunteer support to first and second grade students in 11 schools with a simple structure that can help students with their literacy skills. “APS Snapshots” is a three-to-five minute […]

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ottingham’s Ocean Turtle Rescue Program Featured on Green Scene

Nottingham’s Ocean Turtle Rescue Program Featured on Green Scene This week’s episode of Green Scene highlights Nottingham Elementary School’s Ocean Turtle Rescue Project. While studying oceanography, students worked together to come up with solutions to save ocean turtles in Virginia. Students presented their work to a panel of experts. APS “Green Scene” is a bi-monthly […]

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