Arlington Public Schools will begin piloting a new Visitor Management System (VMS) to screen and log all visitors, volunteers, and contractors at five sites beginning this summer.
On June 20, 2019, the Virginia Board of Education recognized five Arlington schools for high student achievement or continuous improvement under the board’s new exemplar performance school recognition program.
It is an exciting and rewarding time of year! Over the past week, I have enjoyed the opportunity to celebrate with our students through a variety of promotion and graduation ceremonies where I watched many students share welcome remarks, reflections, and speeches to mark key milestones in their lives.
This month, the first case of measles was reported in Virginia, and it has been seen in 28 states to date in 2019. We wanted to provide an update for all APS families about measles prevention, signs and symptoms as we prepare for the 2019-20 School Year.
Information on the final registration deadline and important information on transportation is available here.
At its June 18 meeting, the School Board named David Horak as the Principal of Abingdon Elementary School.
All of us on the School Board thank Dr. Murphy for his years of service in public education. Arlington is an outstanding community, and we will seek a superintendent who is an exceptional leader and educator who will continue to advance our work for Arlington’s learners.
Superintendent Dr. Patrick K. Murphy announced today that he will retire from Arlington Public Schools (APS) effective September 3, 2019.
This year, 32 high school students from multiple high schools achieved this honor.
The meeting included approving the new name for the Stratford Program, updates from HR, and more.