In this week’s episode of Historical Markers, explore what life was like for students at the Hume School. Built in 1891, it was used as a school for 67 years before being closed and acquired by the Arlington Historical Society as a museum.
“Historical Markers” Visits the Hume School
Superintendent Named to SOL Innovation Committee
Earlier this month, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy would serve on the Standards of Learning (SOL) Innovation Committee.
APS Debuts New Historical Markers Video Series
In the inaugural episode of Arlington Public Schools new video series Historical Markers, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy takes a look at Arlington’s Charles Drew House.
School Board Names Interim Kenmore Principal
David McBride was named the interim Principal of Kenmore Middle School by the School Board on Wednesday night. McBride currently serves as the assistant principal at Kenmore.
New Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Management Services Appointed
The Arlington School Board appointed Leslie Peterson as the new Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Management Services at last night’s meeting. Peterson is currently the APS Budget Director.
Traveling Trolley’s First Run of the Summer
This summer’s first Traveling Trolley runs took place on Wednesday where students from Barcroft, Carlin Springs, Drew, and Hoffman-Boston and their families were taken to the library.
Get into Reading this Summer!
Our schools are hosting various summer literacy activities throughout the summer. Check out some of the activities and join in! Use the hashtag #ArlingtonReads to share your summer reading activities with us.
School Board Holds Organizational Meeting for 2016-17 School Year
On July 1, the Arlington School Board held its first meeting of the 2016-17 school year. During the meeting, the Board elected Nancy Van Doren as Chair and Dr. Barbara Kanninen as Vice Chair.
County, APS Collaborate on Western Rosslyn Area Plan
The Arlington County and Arlington Public Schools boards, collaborating to maximize the use of limited public land and leverage financial resources, will consider a license agreement that will allow the County to place a temporary fire station on the Wilson School site at 1601 Wilson Blvd.
Nancy Van Doren to Chair School Board
During its annual organizational meeting on July 1, 2016, the Arlington School Board elected Nancy Van Doren to serve as chair for the 2016-17 school year.