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Twelve Career Center Students Place First in SkillsUSA Competition

Twelve Career Center Students Place First in SkillsUSA Competition Over the weekend, 12 Career Center students earned first place at the state level SkillsUSA Competition in Roanoke. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel. SkillsUSA serves teachers and high […]

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School Board Now Accepting Applications for the ACI, BAC, and FAC Committees

School Board Now Accepting Applications for the ACI, BAC, and FAC Committees The Arlington School Board values input from parents and members of the community as part of the APS decision-making process. That’s why the school system has established a network of volunteer advisory committees, each one focusing on a specific subject or topic area […]

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School Board Selects 2015 Honored Citizens

School Board Selects 2015 Honored Citizens Each year, community members and parents spend countless hours volunteering in Arlington Schools, supporting both students and staff, and the Arlington School Board appreciates the efforts of all of these volunteers. In 1975, the Board established the Honored Citizen Award to recognize those special volunteers who have made extraordinary […]

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Go Gaga for Green to be Held April 25 Ticket Registration Ends April 24

Go Gaga for Green to be Held April 25 Ticket Registration Ends April 24 Go Gaga for Green Go Gaga for Green is a family-friendly, community-wide gathering, benefit and silent auction sponsored George Mason University by to celebrate Earth Day. The event will take place on April 25 from 5-8 p.m. at Mason’s Founders Hall […]

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APS Announces 2015 Support Employees of the Year

APS Announces 2015 Support Employees of the Year Arlington Public Schools announced its 2015 Support Employees of the Year today. These employees provide exceptional contributions, and demonstrate commitment, excellence and initiative in their field of work to support students and the instructional program. They also foster cooperative relationships with colleagues and the community while contributing […]

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Lynne Wright Named APS Principal of the Year

Lynne Wright Named APS Principal of the Year Oakridge Elementary School Principal Dr. Lynne Wright has been named the 2015 Arlington Public Schools Principal of the Year. Wright has been Principal at Oakridge for five years. Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy said, “Lynne is an energetic and charismatic leader who creates a positively charged school where […]

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Henry Third Grade Educator Named 2015 APS Teacher of the Year

Henry Third Grade Educator Named 2015 APS Teacher of the Year Patrick Henry Elementary School third grade teacher Dahlia Constantine has been named the 2015 Arlington Public Schools Teacher of the Year. “Dahlia is an outstanding educator who builds strong relationships with her students and families,” said Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy. He continued, “She has […]

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School Board Approves Proposed FY 2016 Budget Final Design Presented for Washington-Lee High School Addition

School Board Approves Proposed FY 2016 Budget Final Design Presented for Washington-Lee High School Addition The Arlington School Board unanimously approved its proposed FY 2016 budget of $555.9 million at last night’s meeting. The Board’s proposed budget requires an additional $6,183,752 in county funding. This amount is $7,440,626 less than originally projected in the Superintendent’s […]

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Four Seniors Win National Achievement Scholarships

Four Seniors Win National Achievement Scholarships The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced that four APS seniors have won National Achievement Scholarships. The four seniors join approximately 800 outstanding Black American high school seniors who have won Achievement Scholarship awards through the National Achievement Scholarship Program. These awards, totaling over $2 million, are financed by grants […]

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