As the summer break comes to an end, APS wants to remind families of some important dates.
APS Labor Day and 2017-18 School Year Schedule and Information
Arlington School Board Meetings Now Slated to Begin at 6:30 p.m.
Beginning with the 2017-18 school year, Arlington School Board meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
A Message from the Superintendent
It’s hard to believe we are in our last week of summer. All Arlington Public Schools (APS) instructional and administrative team members are looking forward to welcoming students back for another exciting year of academic adventures and achievement!
Tdap Immunization Reminder and Clinic Dates
As the new school year approaches, APS reminds parents and guardians that all incoming sixth grade students must provide documentation that they have received a Tetanus-Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap) booster immunization before the first day of school. Students who do not submit documentation of an up-to-date Tdap vaccine will not be permitted to start school.
Summary of the August 17 School Board Meeting
At the start of the Arlington School Board meeting on Thursday, August 17, 2017, the Board observed a Moment of Silence to remember the lives of Heather Heyer, Virginia State Patrol Pilot, Lt. H. Jay Cullen, and Virginia State Trooper Berke Bates, as well as the many others who were physically or emotionally injured by the violence in Charlottesville last weekend.
School Board Appoints Director of Teaching and Learning
The School Board named Sarah Putnam as the interim Director of Teaching and Learning. Putnam is currently the Supervisor of Mathematics.
Arlington School Board Responds to the Recent Events in Charlottesville
At the beginning of the Arlington School Board meeting on Thursday, August 17, 2017, the Board observed a Moment of Silence to remember the lives of Heather Heyer, Virginia State Patrol Pilot, Lt. H. Jay Cullen, and Virginia State Trooper Berke Bates, as well as the many others who were physically or emotionally injured by the violence in Charlottesville last weekend.
Join APS at the Arlington County Fair
APS families and community members are encouraged to stop by the Arlington County/Arlington Public Schools booth during the County Fair.
Arlington Community Learning Fall Semester Courses Now Available
The Arlington Community Learning program (formerly known as the Arlington Adult Education Program) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the upcoming fall semester.
APS Students Continue to Outperform Their Peers on 2017 SOLs
On August 15 the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) released 2017 SOL results for all public school divisions and schools. Arlington Public Schools (APS) students continue to pass the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) tests at higher rates than their peers across Virginia.