APS News Release

APS to Continue Use of Mobile App

APS to Continue Use of Mobile App APS announced in June that, as part of the adopted budget for the 2015-16 school year, one of the reductions would be to discontinue the APS mobile app. Due to recent developments, we are pleased to announce that the school division is able to maintain the APS App […]

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Arlington Career Center Teacher Recognized at White House Event

Arlington Career Center Teacher Recognized at White House Event Arlington Career Center teacher Thomas O’Day was recently recognized as a 2015 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Innovator at an event hosted by the White House in partnership with the Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education. O’Day was one of 10 educators and one of […]

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Carlin Springs Student Selected to Participate in Dept. of Ed Forum

Carlin Springs Student Selected to Participate in Dept. of Ed Forum Carlin Springs Elementary School fifth grader Nathnael Abraham has been selected by the United States Department of Education (USED) and 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) to participate in the Student Voices Projects starting this summer. Abraham will participate in a workgroup during […]

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APS Earns Recognition for Healthy School Meals

APS Earns Recognition for Healthy School Meals Earlier today, the Arlington Public Schools Food Services Office received top honors in the Healthy School Meals category of the 2015 Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) Food for Thought Competition. APS was one of six school divisions that were recognized by Virginia First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe at the […]

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Washington-Lee High School Education Foundation, Inc. Awards Twenty Renewal Scholarship

Washington-Lee High School Education Foundation, Inc. Awards Twenty Renewal Scholarships Twenty former recipients of Washington-Lee High School Education Foundation scholarships have been awarded renewal scholarships for the 2015-16 school year. Each student will receive $1,000 to help defray costs for their continuing college expenses. All students have excelled in their undergraduate studies and have maintained […]

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W-L Outperforms Peers Worldwide on IB Exams

W-L Outperforms Peers Worldwide on IB Exams Earlier this month, Washington-Lee High School students received their highly anticipated International Baccalaureate (IB) exam results. Collectively in 2015, W-L students earned a 97% diploma pass rate which is the second-best set of diploma results in the school’s history and exceeds the worldwide and Americas pass rates. “One […]

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APS Seniors Win College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship

APS Seniors Win College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship Today, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced that Washington-Lee High School senior Donia Nichols and Yorktown High School senior Will Clay and Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology* senior Zane Rossi earned National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges or universities. More than 2,200 students from […]

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Arlington Public Schools Wins National Communications Awards Aspire2Excellence, PR Liaison Pilot Programs Commended

Arlington Public Schools Wins National Communications Awards Aspire2Excellence, PR Liaison Pilot Programs Commended Arlington Public Schools and the Department of School and Community Relations have been recognized with two prestigious communications awards from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). NSPRA awarded APS two Golden Achievement awards which honor exemplary public relations activities, programs and […]

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Career Center TV Production Students Win National Award in Broadcast News Contest

Career Center TV Production Students Win National Award in Broadcast News Contest Career Center students Sarah Strunk, Julia Harris, David Price and Max Stempniewicz were awarded the 3rd Place Bronze Medal in the Broadcast News Contest at the annual National Leadership and Skills Conference and SkillsUSA Championships. The competition was held at the Kentucky Exposition […]

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School Board Holds First Meeting of 2015-16 School Year Elects Chair and Vice Chair

School Board Holds First Meeting of 2015-16 School Year Elects Chair and Vice Chair Today, the Arlington School Board held its annual organizational meeting and the first school board meeting to conduct business for the 2015-16 school year. Organizational Meeting The School Board unanimously elected Dr. Emma Violand-Sánchez as Chair and Nancy Van Doren as […]

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