APS News Release

Spring SRO Initiative Update and Video

Spring SRO Initiative Update and Video This is a follow up and update on the recent announcement pertaining the 2015 Spring Initiative that was sent out by the Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) late last week. This morning, Cpl. Leslie Harden from the School Resource Officers (SROs), W-L Principal Gregg Robertson, and Adam Michalak, a […]

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Governor, State Board of Education Recognize APS for High Achievement

Governor, State Board of Education Recognize APS for High Achievement Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe and the State Board of Education announced that 11 Arlington schools have earned 2015 Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) awards. The awards were created by the Board of Education in 2015 to promote advanced learning and achievement. “The Virginia Index of […]

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Two Students Earn Honors at Intel Science Fair

Two Students Earn Honors at Intel Science Fair Two Yorktown High School students earned three awards at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) held in Pittsburgh this week. Megan Guinn O’Briant earned two awards for her project entitled Brace for It: The Effect of Q-angles on ACL Stress with Prototype and Development […]

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U.S. News and World Report Releases High School Rankings

U.S. News and World Report Releases High School Rankings It’s that time of year and the U.S. News and World Report high school rankings were released this week. U.S. News reviewed more than 29,000 public high schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia and included almost 21,000 in their final report. The […]

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#digitalAPS Highlights Professional Development Supporting Personalized Learning

#digitalAPS Highlights Professional Development Supporting Personalized Learning In this week’s episode, #digitalAPS features leaders from the Department of Instruction, Student Services, and all schools and programs participating in one of two sessions with Discovery Education. The work sessions facilitated a shared understanding of the vision for technology while developing participants’ knowledge of SAMR, a model […]

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ATS Teacher Named Hispanic Teacher of the Year

ATS Teacher Named Hispanic Teacher of the Year Arlington Traditional School art teacher Veronica Perez was one of two area teachers honored Tuesday night with the Victoria D. de Sanchez Northern Virginia Hispanic Teacher of the Year Award. The award is given by the Victoria D. de Sanchez Endowment at Marymount University in order to […]

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APS Offers Teen Chats for Students in the Class of 2015 and 2016

APS Offers Teen Chats for Students in the Class of 2015 and 2016 As the end of the school year approaches, APS is providing an opportunity for juniors and seniors to participate in a series of three “Teen Chats” to talk about topics that young adults may face and to help teens prepare for life […]

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Civic Coalition For Minority Affairs Honors 87 African And African-American Students

Civic Coalition for Minority Affairs Honors 87 African And African-American Students The Civic Coalition for Minority Affairs honored 87 African and African-American students in its 23rd Annual Awards Ceremony last night at the Career Center. The Civic Coalition for Minority Affairs is a council of representatives from civic, religious and social organizations of Northern Virginia. […]

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Upcoming School Board Work Sessions on Technology and Social Studies

Upcoming School Board Work Sessions on Technology and Social Studies The School Board will hold a work session on Technology on Tue, May 12. A work session on the Social Studies Program Evaluation will be held on Thu, May 14. Parents and community members are welcome to share comments and questions on either of these […]

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