APS News Release

#digitalAPS Showcases Apple Camp

#digitalAPS Showcases Apple Movie Camp In this episode, #digitalAPS: Exploring Instructional Frontiers showcases the APS Apple camp for seventh graders. Apple Camp was created to provide seventh graders with an opportunity to use their APS iPads to create movies over the summer months. During the camp, the students worked with the Apple Creative Team to […]

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Four Students Named to All Virginia Jazz Ensemble

Four Students Named to All Virginia Jazz Ensemble Four APS high school students were accepted into the All-Virginia Jazz Ensemble. The event will take place Nov. 18-21 in Norfolk. Students will also perform at the Virginia Music Educators Association Conference in Norfolk on Sat, Nov. 21 with two nationally acclaimed guest conductors. This prestigious ensemble […]

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APS Announces 2015-16 Ratings for Accreditation All APS Schools Fully Accredited

APS Announces 2015-16 Ratings for Accreditation All APS Schools Fully Accredited Today, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) issued a press release identifying state accreditation and federal accountability ratings. VDOE also updated school, division, and state report cards and related summary data on the VDOE Web site. State Accreditation Results All Arlington schools are fully […]

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Snapshots Showcases Food Services Open House

Snapshots Showcases Food Services Open House In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks with Food Services Director Amy Maclosky at their open house earlier this month. The open house was a chance for families to sample menu items, learn about the new Food Service website and meet local Farm to School […]

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Assistant Superintendent Named Finalist for Lexington Institute Leadership Award

Assistant Superintendent Named Finalist for Lexington Institute Leadership Award Assistant Superintendent for Information Services Raj Adusumilli was one of 27 district leaders from across the country named as a finalist for the second cohort of the Lexington Education Leadership Award. The Lexington Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy think headquartered in Arlington. Founded in […]

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Two APS Staff Named Connect with Kids Champions

Two APS Staff Named Connect with Kids Champions The Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families named two APS employees Fall 2015 Connect With Kids Champions. They were selected among 15 nominees by the Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families. Yorktown High School Minority Achievement Coordinator Shari Benites and Drew Model School Extended Day […]

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APS Seniors Named to Virginia Honor Choir

APS Seniors Named to Virginia Honor Choir Seven APS high school seniors were selected into the 2015 Virginia Music Educators Association (VMEA) Senior Honor Choir. The audition took place at Longwood College in October. The choir is open only to the top 125 singers from around Virginia, and is the highest honor a choir student […]

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Honors Band, Chorus and Orchestra Auditions To Begin This Week

Honors Band, Chorus and Orchestra Auditions To Begin This Week The APS Fine Arts Department is holding auditions for Honors Chorus, Honors Band and Honors Orchestra for elementary and middle school students beginning on Wed, Oct. 21. Materials for interested students, including the registration form is available on the APS website, or from school music […]

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Yorktown to Perform Ginny Mohler’s The Girls Who Glow

Yorktown to Perform Ginny Mohler’s The Girls Who Glow The Girls Who Glow is a one-act play adapted from Ginny Mohler’s film script* about the “Radium Girls” – teenage factory workers who were slowly poisoned while painting glow-in-the dark watches in the 1920’s. The script combines her passion for untold history, education, and Carol Cadby’s […]

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