APS News Release

Extended Day Registration for Summer School and 2014-15 School Year Opens Saturday

School Board Seeks Nominees for 2014 Honored Citizens Each year, the Arlington School Board honors citizens who have made outstanding contributions on a voluntary basis to the Arlington Public Schools. To be recognized as an Honored Citizen, an individual or individuals must have demonstrated a sustained commitment to APS for at least five years, dedicating […]

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APS Summer School Registration Begins March 6

APS Summer School Registration Begins March 6 Arlington Public Schools provides a variety of summer programs for students in grades PreK through 12 during the summer. Most classes run from Ju1y 7 – Aug. 7 for elementary and middle school students, and from July 78 – Aug. 15 for high school students. Registration for APS […]

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School Board Seeks Nominees for 2014 Honored Citizens

School Board Seeks Nominees for 2014 Honored Citizens Each year, the Arlington School Board honors citizens who have made outstanding contributions on a voluntary basis to the Arlington Public Schools. To be recognized as an Honored Citizen, an individual or individuals must have demonstrated a sustained commitment to APS for at least five years, dedicating […]

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Snapshots Showcases Academic Planning and the Whole Child

Snapshots Showcases Academic Planning and the Whole Child In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy discusses the APS Academic Planning process. The Academic Planning initiative centers around the critical decision points during a student’s PreK-12 educational career that stress the importance of planning, building a strong foundation, and taking rigorous courses in […]

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APS Celebrates March is Arts in the Schools Month

APS Celebrates March is Arts in the Schools Month March is Arts in the Schools Month and Arlington Public Schools invites the community to join in the celebration. Created in 1961, this is an annual observance to emphasize the value of arts education and to encourage support for quality school arts programs. Throughout March, APS […]

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Budget Update #1: Arlington Superintendent Presents FY 2015 Proposed Budget Budget Focuses on Building Connections for Children from the Classroom to Careers

Budget Update #1: Arlington Superintendent Presents FY 2015 Proposed Budget Budget Focuses on Building Connections for Children from the Classroom to Careers Today, Arlington Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy presented his proposal for the FY 2015 Arlington Public Schools (APS) budget to fund operations for the 2014-15 school year. The FY 2015 budget totals $539.4 million, […]

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APS Receives Foreign Language Grant

APS Receives Foreign Language Grant For the eighth consecutive year, APS has been awarded an $89,976 STARTALK Secondary Chinese and Arabic Program for Students grant to fund the summer Chinese and Arabic program. STARTALK is a federally-funded program established by the National Security Initiative to expand foreign language education in under-taught critical languages. APS will […]

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CIP Community Meeting on Feb. 26

CIP Community Meeting on Feb. 26 Arlington families, staff and the community are invited to a Community Meeting to discuss middle and high school capacity options for consideration in the 10-year Capacity Development Plan/Capital Improvement Plan for FY 2015-24. The meeting will be held on Wed, Feb. 26 from 7-9 p.m. in the Gunston Middle […]

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Snapshots Highlights Math Instruction

Snapshots Highlights Math Instruction In this week’s episode, Snapshots focuses on the APS math program and how it equips students with the ability to think critically; develop the communications skills necessary to consider the ideas of others; and to deepen their own understanding of math concepts. The video highlights a second grade classroom at Carlin […]

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School Board Receives Update on APS GO! Survey

Snapshots Highlights Math Instruction In this week’s episode, Snapshots focuses on the APS math program and how it equips students with the ability to think critically; develop the communications skills necessary to consider the ideas of others; and to deepen their own understanding of math concepts. The video highlights a second grade classroom at Carlin […]

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