APS News Release

Washington-Lee Receives Claudia Dodson Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award

Washington-Lee Receives Claudia Dodson Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award Today, the Virginia High School League (VHSL) awarded Washington-Lee High School the 2015 Claudia Dodson VHSL Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award. W-L is one of 29 Virginia high schools to receive the recognition. This is the second year in a row that W-L has received the […]

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APS to Discontinue Use of Mobile App

APS to Discontinue Use of Mobile App Arlington Public Schools will discontinue using its Mobile App on July 1, 2015. The decision to eliminate funding for the App was made as part of the FY 2016 budget deliberations. The information that is available on the App is accessible on the APS website and on social […]

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APS Summer Learning Page: Avoid the ‘Summer Slide’

APS Summer Learning Page: Avoid the “Summer Slide” Did you know that summer slide, the phenomenon of declining academic achievement from the end of one school year to the beginning of the next, is due in large part to a lack of reading in the summer? Researchers have demonstrated that students who read less in […]

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APS Earns State Technology Award

APS Earns State Technology Award The Arlington Public Schools’ Technology and Innovation Exposition Program received a Virginia Career and Technical Education Creating Excellence Award from the Virginia Department of Education. The awards program is a partnership of the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), the Virginia Career Education Foundation (VCEF), and the Virginia Community College System […]

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Arlington Public Schools Wins National Communications Awards

Arlington Public Schools Wins 14 NationalCommunications Awards Arlington Public Schools and the Department of School and Community Relations earned 14 awards in the National School Public Relations Association’s (NSPRA) 2015 Publications and Electronic Media Contest. Publications and Electronic Media Contest – NSPRA’s Publications and Electronic Media Awards program recognizes outstanding education publications and electronic media […]

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Arlington Community Facilities Study Committee Provides Update to the School Board

Arlington Community Facilities Study Committee Provides Update to the School Board At last night’s School Board meeting, the Vice Chair of the Arlington Community Facilities Study Committee, Ginger Brown, updated the School Board regarding the Committee’s work. The Arlington County Board established the Committee in January and charged them to build a consensus framework regarding […]

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APS End-of-Year Dates and Events

APS End-of-Year Datesand Events As the end of the 2014-15 school year approaches, APS would like to remind parents about some upcoming end-of-year dates and times. Last Day of School: June 17 – High School (Early release for students) June 18 – Middle School (Early release for students) June 19 – Elementary School (Early release […]

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School Board Appoints Members to South Arlington Elementary Working Group

School Board Appoints Members to South Arlington Elementary Working Group At last night’s meeting, the School Board approved the appointment of 50 members to the South Arlington Elementary Working Group. Additional appointments will be made at the June 16 School Board meeting, and as needed in the future. The group is charged with analyzing site […]

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