APS News Release

APS Celebrates March is Arts in the Schools Month

APS Celebrates March is Arts in the SchoolsMonth March is Arts in the Schools Month and Arlington Public Schools invites the community to join in the celebration. Created in 1961, this is an annual observance to emphasize the value of arts education and to encourage support for quality school arts programs. Throughout March, APS will […]

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#digitalAPS Visits Nottingham on Digital Learning Day

#digitalAPSVisits Nottingham on Digital Learning Day In this episode, #digitalAPS: Exploring Instructional Frontiers visits Nottingham Elementary School during their Digital Learning Day activities. Digital Learning Day provided parents an opportunity to see how students are using technology in class. Digital learning is any instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a student’s learning experience. […]

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APS to Showcase Student Work in Annual Words Out Loud Event

APS to Showcase Student Work in Annual Words OutLoud Event The Arlington community is invited to the annual Words Out Loud: Celebrating the African American Read-In, honoring excellence in our students and families, taking place Wed, March 2, at 6 p.m. in the Wakefield High School Cafeteria. Words Out Loud: Celebrating the African American Read-In […]

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Arlington Superintendent Presents Proposed Budget

Arlington Superintendent Presents Proposed Budget For 2016-17 School Year FY 2017 Budget Highlights Funds instructional and administrative support to address growing enrollment Provides a compensation increase to recruit and retain high quality staff Allocates resources to launch the new Arlington Tech* program at the Career Center Includes a $1.9 million deficit; increased revenue or reduced […]

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A Letter to Families from the Superintendent

A Letter to APS Families from the Superintendent Dear APS Families and Staff, I have been concerned by recent news reports about raids to deport adults and children who have fled violence in Central America and recently migrated to the United States. Because of these actions by members of the Department of Homeland Security and […]

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Una Carta a las Familias de APS de la Superintendencia

Una Carta a las Familias de APS del Superintendente Apreciadas familias y personal de las Escuelas Públicas de Arlington: Yo he estado preocupado por los recientes reportes en las noticias acerca de redadas para deportar a adultos y niños que han escapado la violencia en Centroamérica y que recientemente inmigraron a los E.E.U.U. Debido a […]

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Summer School Registration Begins March 3

Summer School Registration Begins March 3 Registration for Summer School begins on Thu, March 3. Arlington Public Schools provides a variety of summer programs for students in Pre-K through grade 12 during summer 2016. Most classes run from Ju1y 11 – August 12. Students should register at the schools they are attending during the 2015-16 […]

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Extended Day Registration Begins March 1

Extended Day Registration Begins March 1 Extended Day registration for Summer School and the 2016-17 school year begins March 1. Children are enrolled in the order that registrations are received until each program is full. Register soon to avoid the possibility of being placed on a waitlist. Registration can be completed and submitted online at: […]

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Superintendent Reports on Strategic Plan Progress

Superintendent Reports on Strategic Plan Progress Board discusses Abingdon final design Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy summarized the progress that has been made on the 2011-17 Strategic Plan at last night’s meeting. This was the final update in series of reports to the Board. Murphy reported on gains APS has made identifying what each student needs […]

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School Board Appoints Dr. Kristi Murphy Assistant Superintendent of HR

School Board Appoints Dr. Kristi Murphy Assistant Superintendent of HR The School Board appointed Dr. Kristi Murphy as the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources for Arlington Public Schools. Murphy has been serving as interim assistant superintendent for APS since Sept. 30, 2015. “Dr. (Kristi) Murphy is knowledgeable about human resource practices and is focusing on […]

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