APS News Release

School Board Adopts Secondary Capacity Options

School Board Adopts Secondary Capacity Options After considering the input from an extensive community engagement process and the recommendations of the APS Facilities Advisory Committee and the Superintendent, the Arlington School Board adopted a plan to increase secondary capacity at last night’s meeting. The approved options are all slated to be completed by the start […]

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Arlington Career Center to Host Open House

Arlington Career Center to Host Open House The Arlington Career Center will host its annual Open House on Sat, Jan. 10 from 9-11 a.m. at 816 S. Walter Reed Dr. Take the opportunity to visit the classrooms and talk with the instructors in the following Career and Technical clusters: Digital Media/IT Engineering Health and Medical […]

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Anne & Emmett Featured on Snapshots

Anne & Emmett Featured on Snapshots In this week’s episode, Snapshots showcases the recent performance of Janet Langhart Cohen’s One Act Play Anne & Emmett at Wakefield High School. The performance was produced as part of the APS partnership with the Signature Theatre’s “Signature in the Schools Program.” The performance showcased the talents of two […]

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CIP-TV Episode 5 Recaps Nov. 5 Meeting

CIP-TV Episode 5 Recaps Nov. 5 Meeting In CIP-TV Episode #5, community liaison Meg Tuccillo was joined by Assistant Superintendent John Chadwick to recap the Nov. 5 community meeting about options for secondary seats capacity. They discussed the latest enrollment projections for middle school growth, which is estimated to increase by 28 percent in the […]

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How to Talk to Children About Health News

How to Talk to Children About Health News With stories about infectious diseases like the flu, Ebola, and Enterovirus D68 in conversations and on the news, your children may be worried about becoming sick. Our School Health staff have provided an online resource that provides some tips about how to talk about these illnesses with […]

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Green Scene Showcases Vending Machine Partnership with FitArlington

Green Scene Showcases Vending Machine Partnership with FitArlington This week’s episode of Green Scene highlights the partnership between APS and FitArlington. Last 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 […]

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APS Students Earn All District Orchestra and Choir Selection

APS Students Earn All District Orchestra and Choir Selection A number of APS students have earned spots in the All District Orchestra and Choir. All District Orchestra – The event will take place at Wakefield High School on January 9-10. Gunston Middle School – Maura Andy, string bass Jefferson Middle School – Katie Fried, violin […]

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Henry Elementary School Named National Title I Distinguished School

Henry Elementary School Named National Title I Distinguished School Patrick Henry Elementary School was named one of Virginia’s two 2014-15 National Title I Distinguished Schools. Henry was selected from the 40 high-achieving Title I schools honored by the Virginia Board of Education in October for exceeding federal annual measurable objectives (AMOs) for two consecutive school […]

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Reminder: Upcoming FY 2016 Budget Dates

Reminder: Upcoming FY 2016 Budget Dates Arlington Public Schools will host three budget forums the week of Dec. 8 for the community to provide input for the FY 2016 budget. Dates, times and locations are as follows: Dec. 8 – Community Budget Forum (Simultaneous Spanish Interpretation will be provided), 7:30 p.m. at Wakefield High School […]

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