APS News Release

Organizations Honored for Providing Internships to APS Students with Disabilities

Organizations Honored for Providing Internships to APS Students with Disabilities On June 8, APS invited business and community leaders, student interns, teachers, assistants, and transition coordinators to gather together for the Third Annual Employer Appreciation Celebration. Organizations were recognized for hosting student interns who are enrolled in Stratford, Life Skills Programs at each Arlington High […]

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Arlington Career Center Students Win National SkillsUSA Awards

Arlington Career Center Students Win National SkillsUSA Awards Arlington Career Center student Pablo Wilson was awarded the First Place Gold Medal in Medical Math at the annual National Leadership and Skills Conference and SkillsUSA Championships. Additionally, Daniela Londono, Brian McTyre, Alex Pageotte and Fernando Rocha were awarded the Second Place Silver Medal in the Broadcast […]

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Glebe Educator Named Gifted Teacher of the Year

Glebe Educator Named Outstanding Gifted Teacher The Virginia Association for the Gifted named Glebe Elementary School teacher Stephanie McIntyre the 2016 Outstanding Teacher of the Gifted for Region IV East. The annual award recognizes and highlights the accomplishments of talented educators who provide services to gifted students in the Commonwealth. McIntyre was recognized for exhibiting […]

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New Website Launches July 1

New Website Launching July 1, 2016 The multi-year redesign will relaunch the APS website with improved functionality and technological integration for the future. After a rigorous search, APS selected local vendor Materiell to custom-build the new website using the WordPress platform, which was chosen for its adaptability to new technology, and its potential for future […]

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Arlington Public Schools Wins National Communications Awards

Arlington Public Schools Wins National Communications Awards Arlington Public Schools and the Department of School and Community Relations earned 14 awards in the National School Public Relations Association’s (NSPRA) 2016 Publications and Electronic Media Contest. Publications and Electronic Media Contest – NSPRA’s Publications and Electronic Media Awards program recognizes outstanding education publications and electronic media […]

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Local Historic District Designation for Stratford School

Local Historic District Designation for Stratford School County and APS collaborate for historic designation Stratford was first Virginia public school to be racially integrated Designation protects Stratford building while allowing for school addition and future changes Local designation adds to existing listings in the Virginia Landmarks Register and National Register of Historic Places The Arlington […]

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Jefferson Middle School Seventh Grader Wins IB Student Excellence Award

Jefferson Middle School Seventh Grader Wins IB Student Excellence Award Thomas Jefferson Middle School seventh grader Katherine Lanman has been awarded the International Baccalaureate (IB) Student Excellence Award from the IB Mid-Atlantic Association. She also received a $500 monetary award. Lanman was selected from among applicants in grades 6 through 10 from Delaware, Pennsylvania, Washington […]

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APS CTE Programs and Partnerships Recognized as Exemplary by the VDOE

APS CTE Programs and Partnerships Recognized as Exemplary by the VDOE The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) and Virginia Community College System recently honored three Arlington Public Schools career and technical education (CTE) programs and partnerships. The awards were presented during the annual Creating Excellence Awards Program in Richmond on June 9. The VDOE Secondary […]

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School Board Adopts the FY 2017-26 Capital Improvement Plan

School Board Adopts the FY 2017-26 Capital Improvement Plan At last night’s meeting, the Arlington School Board adopted the FY 2017-26 Capital Improvement Plan. The committed and proposed projects in the 10-year CIP total $510.29 million and include $435.03 million in bond funding. The approved plan focuses on providing seats for students in the areas […]

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School Board Adopts CIP for FY2017-26, Discusses Year-End Advisory Reports

School Board Adopts CIP for FY2017-26, Discusses Year-End Advisory Reports The Arlington School Board unanimously approved its FY 2017-26 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) at last night’s meeting. APS projections indicate that enrollment will grow to a record high of more than 27,000 students in 2017-2018, and to 30,000 students by 2021. The committed and proposed […]

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