APS News Release

Washington-Lee Education Foundation Awards 2016 Scholarships and Fellowships

Washington-Lee Education Foundation Awards 2016 Scholarships and Fellowships Twelve Washington-Lee High School seniors have been selected to receive $1,000 scholarships from the Washington-Lee High School Education Foundation, Inc., to help pay for college expenses in the Fall. The students and the colleges they will attend are: Haziel Andrade, Virginia Commonwealth University Emnet Atlabachew, Johns Hopkins […]

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Wakefield Wins School of the Year by Embassy of Spain

Wakefield Wins School of the Year by Embassy of Spain Gunston also recognized by Embassy Wakefield High School has been named the 2015 School of the Year by the Embassy of Spain. This award winner is selected by the Spanish Ministry of Education and the Spanish Embassy in the US to recognize exceptional Spanish language […]

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School Board Shares Proposed 2017-26 CIP with County Board

School Board Shares Proposed 2017-26 CIP with County Board APS Capital Funding Needs Total $511.04 Over 10 Years 2016 Bond Funding Needs Total $138.83 Million At a Joint Work Session held with the County Board last night, the School Board, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy, and APS staff previewed their upcoming request for bond funding for […]

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APS Hosting Back to School Career Fair on May 26

APS Hosting Back-to-School Career Fair on May 26 APS is hosting a Back-to-School Career Fair on Thu, May 26 from 12-4 p.m. at George Mason University’s Founder Hall. (3351 Fairfax Drive) APS is looking to hire: School Bus Drivers; Extended Day Team Members; Maintenance/Custodial Staff; and Food and Nutrition Services Team Members. Candidates are encouraged […]

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Governor, State Board of Education Recognize APS for High Achievement

Governor, State Board of Education Recognize APS for High Achievement Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe and the State Board of Education announced that 10 Arlington schools have earned 2015 Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) awards. The awards were created by the Board of Education in 2016 to promote advanced learning and achievement. “Congratulations to the students, […]

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Arlington High School Students on AATG Presidential Honor Roll

Arlington High School Students on AATG Presidential Honor Roll Forty-four percent of the students in Arlington’s Virtual@APS German Program have been recognized for their performance on the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) 2016 National German Exam (NGE) for High School Students. Half of those students earned Medals and special recognition on the Presidential […]

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School Board Approves Contract for Abingdon Renovation and Addition Project

School Board Approves Contract for Abingdon Renovation and Addition Project School Board Also Appoints Four Administrators to Department of Instruction The Board approved the appointments of four administrators in the Department of Instruction, including Dr. Tara Nattrass as Assistant Superintendent, Tyrone Byrd as Director of Secondary Education, Samuel Klein as Supervisor of the ESOL/HILT Office, […]

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APS Staff Named 2016 Connect With Kids Champions

APS Staff Named 2016 Connect With Kids Champions The Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families announced (APCYF) its 2016 Spring Connect with Kids Champions who make it a priority to build relationships with young people. Each fall and spring, APCYF invites the community to nominate individuals, groups, businesses and nonprofit organizations as Champions because […]

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School Board Appoints Assistant Superintendent of Instruction

School Board Appoints Assistant Superintendent of Instruction Director of Secondary Education, Supervisors for ESOL/HILT & Minority Achievement Also Appointed The Arlington School Board appointed Dr. Tara Nattrass as Arlington’s new Assistant Superintendent of Instruction. Nattrass is currently the Director of Elementary Education and Title I for Cabarrus County Public Schools in North Carolina. “Dr. Nattrass […]

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APS Capital Improvement Planning Update

APS Capital Improvement Planning Update On Tuesday, May 17, the Arlington School Board held its second Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Work Session to discuss options for the proposed FY 2017-26 CIP and to develop a proposal to address crowding and major maintenance needs for the school division over the next ten years. While the School […]

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