APS News Release

2015 Summer School Date Changes

2015 Summer School Date Changes The Arlington School Board approved a change in the dates for Summer School in 2015. This adjustment in dates is necessary to better prepare teachers, without requiring professional development, prior to the July 4 holiday. The chart below details the changes. Current Dates Length Revised Dates Length Elementary July 6 […]

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APS Closed Nov. 26-28

APS Closed Nov. 26-28 Arlington Public Schools will be closed from Wed, Nov. 26-Fri, Nov. 28 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Administrative offices will be open on on Nov. 26. Aquatics Schedule The Aquatics Centers will be closed on Thu, Nov. 27. The Wakefield and Yorktown Aquatics Centers will be open from noon-6 p.m. […]

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APS Announces Upcoming FY 2016 Budget Dates

APS Announces Upcoming FY 2016 Budget Dates Arlington Public Schools will host several budget forums for the community to provide input for the FY 2016 budget. Dates, times and locations are as follows: Dec. 1 – Community Budget Forum, 7 p.m. in the Board Room (1426 N. Quincy St.) Dec. 8 – Community Budget Forum […]

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Arlington Public School Music Students Accepted to State and Regional Ensembles

Arlington Public School Music Students Accepted to State and Regional Ensembles A number of Arlington Public Schools students have been selected to participate in several competitive state and regional music ensembles. Virginia Music Educators Association Senior Honors Choir – The event will be a part of the VMEA In-service Conference, November 20-22 at Sheraton Norfolk […]

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Weather-Related Closures and Delays PSA

Weather-Related Closures and Delays PSA Winter weather is making news headlines, as significant snowfall has occurred some regions of the country recently. Although we have been fortunate not to see any of that weather in this region, forecasters are calling for above average snowfall this winter. We encourage families to start preparing a plan for […]

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Arlington Career Center TV Production Students Earn First Place in Video Contest

Arlington Career Center TV Production Students Earn First Place in Video Contest Arlington Career Center students received first place for their entry in the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) student video contest. Virginia high school students were challenged to create a 30-second video around the theme of “Virginia, we are one!” Videos were judged on […]

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Superintendent Presents Recommended Options for Secondary Seats

Superintendent Presents Recommended Options for Secondary Seats The Superintendent made a brief presentation to the School Board on the options that are being recommended to the Board for increasing secondary seats capacity. The recommendations include: Developing a new 1,000 seat middle school at the Stratford location on Vacation Lane – which adds 296 seats. Moving […]

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APS to Host Parent Workshop on How Language Affects Children

APS to Host Parent Workshop on How Language Affects Children APS will host a parent workshop called “How Language Affects Children’s Language” led by Dr. Peter Johnston, professor emeritus at the State University of New York at Albany on Thu, Nov. 20. The presentation will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. in the School Board Meeting […]

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Boundary Process Update and Meeting Reminder

Boundary Process Update and Meeting Reminder Arlington Public Schools began The More Seats for More Students Process in 2012 to address increased enrollment and growing capacity needs for North Arlington elementary schools. As a result of that process, in March 2013, the School Board approved boundaries for a new elementary school to be built on […]

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