APS News Release

APS End-of-Year Dates and Events

Headline Here As the end of the 2015-16 school year approaches, APS would like to remind parents about some upcoming end-of-year dates and times. Share your graduation pictures on social media using the hashtag #APSGrad2016. Last Day of School: June 21 – Last Day of School for Barcroft Elementary School (Early release for students) June […]

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Wakefield High School to Showcase Senior Projects on June 15

Wakefield High School to Showcase Senior Projects on June 15 Wakefield High School’s annual Senior Project Fair will be held on Wed, June 15 in the Town Hall during all lunch periods (11:17 to 11:52 a.m., 12:04 to 12:39 p.m. and 12:52-1:27 p.m.). The Arlington community is invited to attend this celebration of senior achievements. […]

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Arlington Public Schools to Restart School Bus Stop Arm Enforcement Program

Arlington Public Schools to Restart School Bus Stop Arm Enforcement Program CrossingGuard School Bus Safety Program Resumes July 1 Beginning July 1, vehicles that illegally pass an Arlington Public Schools bus that is stopped for students are at risk for receiving a traffic ticket through the school district’s CrossingGuard School Bus Stop-Arm Safety Camera Program. […]

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Whole Child Task Force Presents Report to the School Board

Whole Child Task Force Presents Report to the School Board At last night’s School Board meeting, the Whole Child Task Force presented a report that defines APS’s vision, framework, and services for supporting the needs of the whole child. The Task Force proposed a vision that ensures each student is “healthy, safe, supported, engaged, and […]

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School Board Work Session Held to Discuss Refinements to the FY 2017-26 CIP

School Board Work Session Held to Discuss Refinements to the FY 2017-26 CIP The School Board met in a Work Session held last night to discuss the School Board’s FY 2017-26 Proposed Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) to plan for school capital projects for space and infrastructure investments that meet increasing capacity needs. APS projections indicate […]

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Upcoming Secondary Summer School Deadlines

Upcoming Secondary Summer School Deadlines There are two upcoming deadlines for Summer School secondary make up and strengthening courses. Friday, June 10 Registration closes for: Secondary Make-Up and Strengthening Programs SOL English 11 Writing Course (students must register in the Summer School Office; see address below) Stratford Program New students who are pre-registered to attend […]

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School Board Reviews Proposed 2017-26 Capital Improvement Plan

School Board Reviews Proposed 2017-26 Capital Improvement Plan Discusses Proposed Name Change for Arlington Mill The Arlington School Board discussed its proposed 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 2017-18, and to 30,000 students by 2021. […]

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Yorktown Senior Wins College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship

Yorktown Senior Wins College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced that Yorktown High School senior Camille Xue earned National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges or universities. Xue earned a National Merit Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering Scholarship. Her probable career field is engineering. Officials of each sponsor college selected their […]

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W-L Educator Named Victoria D. de Sanchez 2016 Teacher of the Year

W-L Educator Named Victoria D. de Sanchez 2016 Teacher of the Year Washington-Lee High School Spanish teacher Lilliana Maldonado-Mendez was named one of two recipients of the Victoria D. de Sanchez 2016 Teacher of the Year Award. The award was created as a partnership between the Hispanic Youth Foundation of Northern Virginia and Marymount University […]

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