APS News Release

Williamsburg Educator Receives Foreign Language Teaching Award

Williamsburg Educator Receives Foreign Language Teaching Award Williamsburg Middle School Spanish teacher Leni Bronstein is a recipient of the 2014 David Cox Excellence in Foreign Language Teaching Award by the Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA). The award recognizes a foreign language educator in grades K-12 who has demonstrated excellence in foreign language instruction. “Leni […]

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School Board Discusses CIP and Alternative Plans for Elementary Seats 2014 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results Reviewed

School Board Discusses CIP and Alternative Plans for Elementary Seats 2014 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results Reviewed At last night’s School Board meeting, staff provided an update on the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and the alternative plans for elementary seats. The community engagement process is underway, and preliminary meetings have been held with County, civic and […]

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Five Seniors Named 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Semifinalists

Five Seniors Named 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Semifinalists The National Achievement Scholarship Program announced that five Arlington Public Schools seniors have been named National Achievement Scholarship Semifinalists. The students will join more than 1,600 Black American high school seniors who have been designated semifinalists in the 51st annual Achievement Scholarship competition. Washington-Lee High School Rim […]

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Community Engagement Meeting on October 2 to Discuss Middle School CIP Options

Community Engagement Meeting on October 2 to Discuss Middle School Capacity Options APS is continuing the dialogue on the More Seats for More Students initiative to find solutions to growing enrollment and provide high quality instructional space. The community is invited to discuss options for adding capacity at middle schools in the northern part of […]

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92 Percent of Arlington’s Class of 2014 Graduate on Tim

92 Percent of Arlington’s Class of 2014 Graduate on Time APS Graduation Rates Continue to Rise Graduation Rate for the Three Comprehensive High Schools Now at 98.7% Almost Two-thirds of Dropout Rate Eliminated Since 2010 Graduation rates for Arlington’s Class of 2014 increased to 92% for all APS students, up from 91.3% in 2013, and […]

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APS Announces Expanded Community Engagement on Elementary CIP Options

APS Announces Expanded Community Engagement on Elementary CIP Options As a continuation of the work on the APS More Seats for More Students initiative to find solutions to growing enrollment and provide high quality instructional space, today APS announced that the Superintendent has asked the School Board for additional time to expand the community process […]

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APS Receives 2014 SPQA Medallion of Excellence Award

APS Receives 2014 SPQA Medallion of Excellence Award Arlington Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy, School Board Vice Chair Dr. Emma Violand-Sanchez, APS administrators and principals were in Richmond on Tuesday to be presented with the U.S. Senate Productivity and Quality Awards for Virginia and the District of Columbia (SPQA) Medallion of Excellence Award. News […]

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APS Announces 2014 Results for Accreditation and Federal Accountability

When APS announced accreditation results on Sept. 16, the school division was waiting to hear about the status of the Arlington Mill High School alternative education plan from the Virginia Department of Education. On Fri, Sept. 26, school officials learned that Arlington Mill High School has met the requirements of the Board of Education Alternative […]

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Back-to-School Nights Begin Sept. 17

Back-to-School Nights Begin Sept. 17 APS invites parents to visit their child’s school during the upcoming back-to-school nights. Back-to-school nights provide parents an opportunity to learn about their student’s classes and to meet the teachers and school staff. Back-to-school nights for the 2014-15 school year will be held as follows: Wed, Sept. 17 – Elementary […]

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