The Arlington School Board approved the Superintendent’s recommendation to provide 1,300 additional high school seats, which includes renovation of the Education Center building to provide 500-600+ seats, and adding to the Career Center to provide 700-800+ seats (to be known as Career Center Phase 2).
School Board Approves Options for High School Seats
Summary of the June 29 School Board Meeting
At its last meeting for the 2016-17 School Year, the Arlington School Board approved the Superintendent’s recommendation to provide 1,300 additional high school seats, to include renovation of the Education Center building to provide 500-600+ seats, and adding to the Career Center to provide 700-800+ seats.
School Board Approves Contract Renewal for Superintendent Dr. Patrick Murphy
At the meeting on June 29, the Arlington School Board voted 3-2 to approve the renewal of Superintendent’s contract through the 2020-21 school year.
School Board Organizational Meeting Scheduled for July 5
The Arlington School Board’s July schedule of Board Meetings is now available.
Historical Markers Season 2 Debuts with Elizabeth and Edmund Campbell Avenue
Season two of Historical Markers debuts with Shirlington’s Campbell Avenue.
Breonna McClain Named Principal of Ashlawn Elementary School
The School Board appointed Breonna McClain as Principal of Ashlawn Elementary School. McClain is currently the assistant principal at Ashlawn.
New Carlin Springs Principal Named
The School Board named Eileen Delaney as the new Principal of Carlin Springs Elementary School. Delany is currently an associate principal at Greer Elementary School in Albemarle County Public Schools.
APS Wins 18 National Communications Awards
Arlington Public Schools and the Department of School and Community Relations earned 18 awards in the National School Public Relations Association’s (NSPRA) 2017 Publications and Electronic Media Contest.
CCPTA Awards 27 Scholarships to Graduating Seniors
At the end of May, the Arlington County Council of PTAs (CCPTA) awarded 17 graduating seniors who intend to pursue a career in education scholarships by the Arlington County Scholarship Fund for Teachers, Inc. (ACSffT, Inc.).
School Board Approves Alice West Fleet as Name for New Elementary School
The School Board approved the committee’s recommendation for the new school at Jefferson to be named Alice West Fleet Elementary School. Instructional staff presented an update on the one-to-one device initiative.