APS News Release

VDOE Publishes 2014 SOL Test Results

VDOE Publishes 2014 SOL Test Results Today, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) released 2014 SOL results for all public school divisions and schools. Arlington Public Schools (APS) students continue to pass the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) tests at higher rates than their peers across Virginia. To better prepare Virginia students to compete in […]

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Arlington School Board Announces Next Steps and Timeline

Arlington School Board Announces Next Steps and Timeline Due to two recent resignations from the Arlington School Board, as part of New Business discussed at the start of today’s annual School Board retreat, the School Board discussed and approved a process for considering and appointing an interim member to fill the vacancy for the School […]

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Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Applications

Free and Reduced-Price Lunch Applications Arlington Public Schools todayannounced its policy for providing free or reduced price meals for childrenserved under the National School Lunch, and/or School Breakfast Programs. Each school and/or central school nutritionoffice has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party. Household size and income will beused […]

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APS Releases 2013-14 Annual Report

APS Releases 2013-14 Annual Report APS has released their 2013-14 APS Annual Report. It showcases the great strides that APS and the community have made together in moving the school division closer to realizing the goals in the 2011-17 Strategic Plan. The Annual Report provides the community an opportunity to learn about the many accomplishments […]

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APS Debuts ‘Going Green’ Video

APS Debuts ‘Going Green’ Video APS recognizes the importance of being active stewards in protecting the environment and integrates one of its core values, sustainability, in programs throughout the district. Arlington Educational TV has produced a video to help highlight the efforts that APS is making to protect the environment. This video, entitled “Going Green” […]

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Sally Baird Announces Resignation from the Arlington School Board

Sally Baird Announces Resignation from the Arlington School Board Resignation Effective August 22 The Arlington School Board announced today that Sally Baird is stepping down from her seat on the School Board for personal reasons. Baird joined the Board in January 2007 and her current term ends on December 31, 2014.Her resignation will be effective […]

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School Board Receives Update on the 2014 Capital Improvement Plan

School Board Receives Update on the 2014 Capital Improvement Plan On August 7, the School Board convened a regular meeting to conduct business for the upcoming school year. Monitoring Report The School Board received a progress report on the 2014 Capital Improvement Plan. The Board reviewed the options that are being considered for additional elementary […]

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APS Teacher Sets Sail on Deepwater Coral Survey off the Mid-Atlantic Coast

APS Teacher Sets Sail on Deepwater Coral Survey off the Mid-Atlantic Coast Joan Le, an APS earth science teacher at Washington-Lee High School, will set sail aboard the NOAA Ship Henry B. Bigelow to assist scientists on a 12-day survey of deep-water coral habitat off the mid-Atlantic U.S. coast. Le will participate in this cruise […]

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Students Learn Arabic and Chinese in Summer STARTALK Program

Students Learn Arabic and Chinese in Summer STARTALK Program Throughout July, 50 students enthusiastically participated in the APS Summer STARTALK program. For three weeks, students from sixth through eighth grades received intensive Arabic and Chinese language instruction accompanied by cultural experiences. Students in Chinese classes enjoyed learning and performing a Tai Chi routine with traditional […]

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