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Washington-Lee Earns National Award from USGS, EPA

Washington-Lee Earns National Award from USGS, EPA Washington-Lee High School Geographic Information System students earned the National Grand Prize in the Visualize Your Water High School Citizen Science Challenge sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Environmental Protection Agency. In January 2016, U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency challenged high school […]

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Three Schools Recognized for Environmental Best Practices

Three Schools Recognized for Environmental Best Practices The Arlington Career Center, Claremont Immersion School and Discovery Elementary School were honored with Green Action Awards at last night’s School Board Meeting by the Superintendent’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability The three schools received the award for the following projects: The Arlington Career Center’s installation of a hybrid […]

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School Board Receives Update on Stratford Historic Designation Process

School Board Receives Update on Stratford Historic Designation Process At last night’s meeting, APS staff updated the School Board on the Historic District Designation Process at the Stratford site. This site is the location where the integration of schools first occurred in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The H-B Woodlawn and Stratford programs are currently located […]

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Students Invited to Superintendent’s Dream, Explore, Create Your Own Path Event

Students Invited to Superintendent’s Dream, Explore, Create Your Own Path Event Superintendent Dr. Patrick Murphy and the Arlington Public Schools (APS) team invite all APS students and their families to explore students’ individual paths, plan for their future, and connect with counselors and career professionals at a Signature event, Dream, Explore, Create Your Own Path, […]

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Arlington Students Succeed at Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair

Arlington Students Succeed at Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair Several Arlington Public Schools won awards for competing in the Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair. More than 260 high school students from across the commonwealth took part in the 31st annual Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair held April 9 at Virginia Military Institute. […]

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School Board Now Accepting Applications for the ACI, BAC, and FAC Committees

School Board Now Accepting Applications for the ACI, BAC, and FAC Committees The Arlington School Board values input from parents and members of the community as part of the APS decision-making process. That’s why the school system has established a network of volunteer advisory committees, each one focusing on a specific subject or topic area […]

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Arlington Teachers Complete Kennedy Center Training Program

Arlington Teachers Complete Kennedy Center Training Program The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts award 12 APS teachers Certificates of Study for their participation in the Kennedy Center’s Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) program. The teachers are part of a group of 116 Washington, DC area educators that will recognized at a […]

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Arlington High Schools Continue to Rank Among Nation’s Best

Arlington High Schools Continue to Rank Among Nation’s Best All APS High Schools Rank in Top 100 Schools in the Region The Washington Post announced its annual “Challenge Index” rankings of U.S. high schools this week. The index ranked all four Arlington high schools in the top 100 among the region’s high schools and showed […]

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Thirteen Career Center Students Place First in SkillsUSA Championships

Thirteen Career Center Students Place First in SkillsUSA Championships Over the weekend, 13 Career Center students earned first place at the 52nd Annual State Leadership Conference and Skills Championships. The contests were held at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center in Fredericksburg. Career Center students came in first place in seven different competitions. Audio Production […]

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