APS News Release

Arlington Public Schools Wins National Communications Awards

Arlington Public Schools Wins National Communications Awards Arlington Public Schools and the Department of School and Community Relations earned 11 awards in the NSPRA 2014 Publications and Electronic Media Contest. Publications and Electronic Media Contest – NSPRA’s Publications and Electronic Media Awards program recognizes outstanding education publications and electronic media programs. Award of Excellence – […]

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Drew’s Sports Reading Club Featured on Snapshots

Drew’s Sports Reading Club Featured on SnapshotsIn this week’s episode, Snapshots joins Drew Model School’s Sports Reading Club as they host former Washington Redskin Raleigh McKenzie. Fourth grade boys have been reading regularly since February and as a reward, the APS offices of Title I and Minority Achievement reached out to McKenzie to come read […]

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School Board Concludes 2013-14 School Year with Year-End Committee Reports

School Board Concludes 2013-14 School Year with Year-End Committee Reports The School Board held its final meeting of the 2013-14 school year last night which included several year-end reports from Advisory Councils. Advisory Council on Instruction (ACI) Annual Report – ACI committee members reported on their work during the past year. The report highlighted its […]

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Five APS Employees Named Connect with Kids Champions

Corrected: Five APS Employees Named Connect with Kids Champions This release has been corrected. There are five APS employees who were given the award. The Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families (APCYF) awarded five Arlington Public Schools employees who have been named Connect with Kids (CWK) Champions. Connect with Kids Champions are individuals in […]

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Snapshots Features VA Secretary of Education Visit’

Snapshots Features VA Secretary of Education Visit In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy highlights the recent visit of Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton and State Superintendent Steve Staples. This was their first tour of a Northern Virginia school system since being appointed earlier this year. While at APS, they toured […]

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Healthy Vending Machine Installation Completed at all APS Facilities

Healthy Vending Machine Installation Completed at all APS Facilities Earlier this year, APS partnered with FitArlington to replace vending machines and provide healthier options for both students and staff. FitArlington is county-wide initiative to promote a culture of wellness managed by the Department of Parks and Recreation. Funded in part by a grant from the […]

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Virginia Secretary of Education Holton and State Superintendent Staples Visit APS Visit marks first tour of Northern Virginia school division since being appointed

Virginia Secretary of Education Holton and State Superintendent Staples Visit APS Visit marks first trip to Northern VA since being appointed Arlington Public Schools hosted Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton and State Superintendent Steve Staples this afternoon. This was their first tour of a Northern Virginia school system since being appointed earlier this year. […]

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APS to Broadcast and Stream High School Graduation Ceremonies

APS to Broadcast and Stream High School Graduation Ceremonies Do you have family or friends who won’t be able to attend your child’s graduation? Arlington Public Schools will broadcast all three comprehensive high school graduations live on AETV, Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon FiOS Channel 41 on Thu, June 19. The graduation ceremonies will […]

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