I attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony of our 20th neighborhood elementary school over the weekend – Innovation Elementary. In the words of the 5th grade students who spoke at the event, their school is a community of innovators who aim to be “smarter and kinder” and will ultimately be world changers.
Arlington Public Schools were ranked second best in Virginia in the 2022 Best Schools and Districts Rankings by Niche, a company that specializes in K-12 school data and rankings. Niche also ranked APS the best place to teach and the second safest school district in Virginia.
On Wed, Oct. 6, all APS schools are taking part in Walk, Bike and Roll to School Day, an annual international celebration that encourages students to walk, bike or roll to school while teaching the health, environmental and community-building benefits of active transportation and safe routes to school.
As we continue into Fall, assessments are happening division-wide to evaluate and meet individual student needs – academically, socially and emotionally.
Swanson Middle School eighth grade student Henry Stievater has been named one of the Top 300 MASTERS in the 2021 Broadcom MASTERS® for his project titled The Effect of School Size, Per-Pupil Expenditures, and Percent of Teachers with Advanced Degrees on SOL Pass Rates.
School Board Member Cristina Diaz-Torres will host virtual Open Office Hours on Mon, Sept. 20 from 7 – 9 p.m.
It is inspiring to see the great work happening across APS to help our students grow academically, socially and emotionally.
The National Merit Scholarship Program announced that 20 Arlington students are semifinalists in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Competition on Sept. 15
Highlights from the Sept. 9 School Board meeting.
The Arlington School Board’s September schedule of Board Meetings, Work Sessions, and Advisory Council and Committee Meetings is now available.