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APS Celebrates March is Arts in the Schools Month

APS Celebrates March is Arts in the Schools Month March is Arts in the Schools Month and Arlington Public Schools invites the community to join in the celebration. Created in 1961, this is an annual observance to emphasize the value of arts education and to encourage support for quality school arts programs. Throughout March, APS […]

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Snapshots Showcases Kenmore’s 7th Grade Coffee House

Snapshots Showcases Kenmore’s 7th Grade Coffee House In this week’s episode, Snapshots features Kenmore Middle School’s annual 7th Grade Coffee House where students shared choral readings of Langston Hughes poetry as well as their own works with parents and invited guests on Feb. 20. For their presentations, some students dramatized their poems, others students added […]

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Extended Day Registration Begins March 1

Extended Day Registration Begins March 1 Extended Day registration for Summer School and the 2015-16 school year begins March 1. Children are enrolled in the order that registrations are received until each program is full. Register soon to avoid the possibility of being placed on a waitlist. Registration can be completed and submitted online at: […]

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#digitalAPS Showcases Integrated Science and Math Lessons at Drew

https://www.apsva.us/cms/module/selectsurvey/TakeSurvey.aspx?PageNumber=1&SurveyID=112 #digitalAPS Showcases Integrated Science and Math Lessons at Drew This week’s episode of #digitalAPS showcases technology integration with science and math at Drew Model School. With the guidance of Resource Teacher for the Gifted Rachel Denbo, fourth and fifth grade students are using programmable robotic balls called Sphero to integrate technology into science and […]

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Yorktown Ensembles to Perform in Music for All National Festival in March

Yorktown Ensembles to Perform in Music for All National Festival in March The Yorktown High School Symphonic Band and Percussion Ensemble have been invited to perform at the 2015 Music for All National Festival, presented by Yamaha, the nation’s most prestigious festival for school instrumental music ensembles. The 24th annual Festival will take place in […]

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School Board Approves McKinley Final Design

School Board Approves McKinley Final Design The School Board approved the final design for the addition to McKinley Elementary School during last night’s meeting. The addition will include 225 additional seats for students, and provide 12 additional rooms, nine of which will be used for classroom space. The design also includes a new multipurpose room […]

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Arlington Superintendent Presents Proposed Budget for 2015-16 School Year

Arlington Superintendent Presents Proposed Budget for 2015-16 School Year FY 2016 Budget Highlights Maintains current instructional and student services Funds rising enrollment growth, including opening of Discovery Elementary School Includes a step increase for employees Eliminates early release to implement FLES at four remaining elementary schools Outlines three-tiered approach for reductions if additional funding is […]

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School Board Decides to Not Support Wilson School Historic Designation

School Board Decides to Not Support Wilson School Historic Designation The School Board unanimously voted to not support the historic designation of the Wilson School at last night’s meeting. The Wilson School is located on the site where a new secondary school will be constructed for the relocation of the H-B Woodlawn and Stratford Programs. […]

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