APS News Release

Arlington Public Schools Announces Community Budget Meetings Additional Budget Forum Hosted Jointly with Arlington County on December 7

Updated: Arlington Public Schools Announces Community Budget Meetings Additional Budget Forum Hosted Jointly with Arlington County on December 7 Arlington Public Schools will host three community meetings to solicit community feedback for the development of the FY 2017 Budget. Forums are scheduled for the following dates and times: Tue, Dec. 1 – APS Budget Forum, […]

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Arlington Career Center Students Win the 2015 VSBA High School Student Video Contest Winning Videos Shown at VSBA Annual Convention

Arlington Career Center Students Win the 2015 VSBA High School Student Video Contest Winning Videos Shown at VSBA Annual Convention The Virginia School Boards Association’s (VSBA) fourth annual student video contest challenged high school students across Virginia to create a 30-second video around the theme of “Student Achievement: What Does It Look Like?” The first, […]

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School Board Approves Stratford Building Concept Design

School Board Approves Stratford Building Concept Design The Arlington School Board voted to adopt the concept design for the renovation and addition at the Stratford building which is scheduled to open as a neighborhood middle school in 2019. The middle school is being planned to accommodate 1,000 students, provide 144 parking spaces, and include traffic […]

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APS Receives Five Communications Awards

APS Receives Five Communications Awards The Arlington Public Schools Department of School and Community Relations received an Award of Excellence for the Partners in Action Video – Space of Her Own (SOHO) from the Chesapeake Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (CHESPRA). APS was one of three school divisions in Maryland and Virginia […]

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School Board Discusses Capacity Solutions to Address Growing Enrollment

School Board Discusses Capacity Solutions to Address Growing Enrollment At last night’s School Board meeting, the South Arlington Working Group provided a report on potential sites for a new elementary school and APS staff presented concept designs for the Wilson and Stratford sites. Each of these proposals are focused on providing APS with additional capacity […]

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APS Students Named to Northern Virginia All-Regional Orchestra

APS Students Named to Northern Virginia All-Regional Orchestra Five APS high school students were accepted into the Northern Virginia All-Regional Orchestra that will perform on Nov. 14 at Woodson High School in Fairfax. The orchestra is one of four regional orchestras in the state where approximately 110 strings wind and percussion players are accepted via […]

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Jamestown Recognized for Innovative Use of Technology in the Classroom

Jamestown Recognized for Innovative Use of Technology in the Classroom Jamestown Elementary School was selected as an Apple Distinguished School for 2015-17 by Apple, Inc. Jamestown received the two-year recognition for being an exemplary learning environment for innovation, leadership and educational excellence. Schools are selected based on their integration of Apple products and solutions into […]

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