An update on the W-L incident, calendar reminders, highlights of recent school visits, and an important message about the TikTok Challenge trend affecting our schools.
Just before 8 a.m., the school received an anonymous call that there was a shooter in the building. Staff immediately notified the Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) and placed the school in lockdown.
The APS On-Time Graduation Rate (OGR) for the Class of 2021 was 94%, (1,648 students). This represents the highest OGR since Virginia began reporting this in 2008.
It has come to our attention that there is a list of social media challenges on TikTok similar to the most recent “Devious Licks” TikTok Challenge that encouraged kids to vandalize and steal random objects from their schools and post them in videos.
School Board Member Monique O’Grady will host virtual Open Office Hours on Mon, Oct. 4 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
he Arlington School Board’s October schedule of Board Meetings, Work Sessions, and Advisory Council and Committee Meetings is now available.
Virginia Association for Driver Education and Traffic Safety named Wakefield High School’s Tony Bentley the Behind the Wheel Teacher of the Year.
Thank you Arlington Public Schools custodians!
The Arlington County School Board approved the reorganization of the Department of Human Resources at its Sept. 30 meeting.
Highlights from the Sept. 30 School Board meeting.