APS News Release

Washington-Lee Teachers to Embark on Polar Research Experience

Washington-Lee Teachers to Embark on Polar Research Experience Teacher research experiences will improve and enliven science education by connecting teachers, researchers, students, and the public around the globe. Washington-Lee High School physics teacher Kate Miller strives to make physics exciting and approachable. She will be living her lifelong dream of joining Jim Madsen and the […]

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Four Students Selected to All-Virginia Band and Orchestra

Four Students Selected to All-Virginia Band and Orchestra Four APS high school students were accepted into the All-Virginia Bands and Orchestra. The event will take place April 9 at the Center for the Arts, George Mason University. The Concert Band performs at 1:30 p.m., the Symphonic Band performs at 2:45 p.m. and the Orchestra performs […]

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APS Students Earn 20 National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

APS Students Earn 20 National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers announced that 19 APS students have received recognition in the National Scholastics Art and Writing Competition. This year, over 320,000 works were submitted to the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers and only 2,200 pieces were awarded nationally. […]

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Arlington School Board Adopts 2016-17 School Year Calendar

Updated: Arlington School Board Adopts 2016-17 School Year Calendar Funds Allocated to Renovate Fenwick Building for Arlington Mill High School South Arlington Working Group Recommendation Presented Board Reviews Stratford Schematic Design The School Board adopted the calendars for the 2016-17 school year. The 2016-17 school year begins on Tue, Sept. 6. The Board approved a […]

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Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair Winners Named

Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair Winners Named Over the weekend, young scientists from the area had a chance to showcase their projects during the Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineer Fair. This year’s winners, which include students from APS middle and high schools, were announced on March 13. Best in Fair Grand Prize […]

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Tips If You Plan to Travel Over Spring Break

Tips If You Plan to Travel Over Spring Break Zika: What You and Your Family Need to Know Key Points: Zika virus is primarily spread through bites from Zika-infected mosquitoes. Latin American and Caribbean countries and territories, including Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, have identified Zika-infected mosquitoes. Zika virus is not currently present […]

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Wakefield Student Receives of National High School Heart of the Arts Award

Wakefield Student Receives of National High School Heart of the Arts Award Wakefield High School senior Marisa DeFranco has been selected the 2016 Section 2 recipient of the “National High School Heart of the Arts Award” by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). The National High School Heart of the Arts Award […]

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Families Invited to Arlington All In Conference

Families Invited to Arlington All In Conference The Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth & Families is pleased to present the Arlington All In Conference on Saturday, March 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the George Mason University School of Law located at 3551 Fairfax Drive, Arlington. This free event is for teens, parents, […]

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Career Center Students Earn Gold Medals at SkillsUSA

Career Center Students Earn Gold Medals at SkillsUSA A group of students representing different programs from the Arlington Career Center recently participated in the Northern Virginia SkillsUSA District 5 Competition at Edison Academy on February 5. The Arlington Career Center had 51 students compete in 13 contests and were awarded 87 medals. Students were awarded […]

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School Board Approves Abingdon Elementary School Final Design

School Board Approves Abingdon Elementary School Final Design 2016-17 Proposed Calendar Presented to School Board At last night’s meeting, the School Board voted to approve the final design of the addition/renovation of Abingdon Elementary School. The project will add 12 classrooms and 136 seats to the school and will include improvements to the existing gymnasium, […]

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