APS News Release

Study Committee Proposes New Facility Siting Process

Study Committee Proposes New Facility Siting Process Proposes six principles, four-phase process to County, School Boards Proposal to guide County and Schools decisions Final report will be presented to both Boards Nov. 10 In a joint work session yesterday with the Arlington County Board and Arlington School Board, the Community Facilities Study Committee presented its […]

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School Board Appoints Interim Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Interim Special Education Director and Interim Supervisor of Special Programs Also Named

School Board Appoints Interim Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Interim Special Education Director and Interim Supervisor of Special Programs Also Named Tonight, the Arlington School Board appointed Dr. Kristi Murphy as interim Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. Murphy currently serves as the APS Director of Special Education. In addition, the Board appointed Wendy Carria as […]

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APS On-Time Graduation Rate for the Class of 2015 Rises to 92.8 Percent’

APS On-Time Graduation Rate for the Class of 2015 Rises to 92.8 Percent Graduation Rate for the Three Comprehensive High Schools at 98.5% 4.2% Point Increase in Advanced Diplomas Among 2015 APS Graduates Percentage of APS Grads Earning Advance Diplomas 17 Points Higher Than the State Average 91% Plan to Attend a 2- or 4-Year […]

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School Board Approves 2015-16 Priorities South Arlington Working Group Presents Update

School Board Approves 2015-16 Priorities South Arlington Working Group Presents Update The Arlington School Board adopted its priorities for the 2015-16 school year at last night’s meeting. Each year, the Board establishes priorities to assist in keeping their work focused, effective and aligned with its strategic plan goals. This year’s priorities focus around four areas: […]

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Career Center’s Composting Initiative Featured on Green Scene

Career Center’s Composting Initiative Featured on Green Scene In this week’s episode, Green Scene highlights a unique composting imitative at the Arlington Career Center. Using scraps of food from the culinary arts program, Program for Employment Preparedness (PEP) students are creating compost that they will use to fertilize their greenhouse gardens. Carpentry and Sustainable Tech […]

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APS to Host Digital Learning Parent Nights

APS to Host Digital Learning Parent Nights Arlington Public Schools is partnering with Discovery Education ® to host three “Parent Nights” to demonstrate how teaching and learning is being transformed in Arlington. One key component of that transformation is the thoughtful and strategic integration of technology into instructional practices. Parent and community involvement is an […]

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Snapshots Highlights First Day of 2015-16 School Year

Snapshots Features Summer Reading ActivitiesIn this episode, Snapshots highlights ATS, Barcroft and Campbell elementary schools and their summer reading initiatives which encourage summer reading by opening their libraries to students over the summer. They also provide reading advice for students, parents and teachers.

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2016 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named

2016 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named Today, the National Merit Scholarship Program announced that 8 Arlington students are semifinalists in the 61st annual National Merit Scholarship Competition. Semifinalists are the highest scoring entrants in each state and represent less than one percent of the nation’s seniors. The Arlington students are among the 17,000 semifinalists named […]

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