APS News Release

Virginia Recognizes’Eight Arlington Schools for Excellence in Education

Virginia Recognizes Eight Arlington Schools for Excellence in Education This morning, Governor Bob McDonnell and the State Board of Education announced that eight Arlington schools have earned 2013 Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) awards for advanced learning and achievement. The awards were created by the Board of Education in 2007 and recognize schools and divisions […]

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Annual APS Multicultural Parent Conference Set for March 16

Annual APS Multicultural Parent Conference Set for March 16 Arlington Public Schools will host the eighth annual Multicultural Parent Conference on Sat, March 16 from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Rd.) The Multicultural Parent Conference celebrates the diversity of APS by collaborating with parents from diverse cultures […]

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APS Announces Revised Make-up Day Plan to include the March 6 School Closure

APS Announces Revised Make-up Day Plan to include the March 6 School Closure Because Arlington Public Schools has lost four days in the 2012-13 school year due to inclement weather, the following is the revised makeup schedule: Elementary Schools With Weekly Early Release* and the Stratford Program Elementary Schools with Weekly Early Release will have […]

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Snapshots Highlights Whole Child Conference

Snapshots Highlights Whole Child Conference In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy discusses the Whole Child Conference with counseling services supervisor Dr. Marcia Jackson and Washington-Lee counseling director Jessica Baith. The “Supporting Your Whole Child” was designed to inform parents about ways to support their child’s physical, academic, social, and emotional needs. […]

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Proposed 2013-14 School Year Calendar Presented to Board

Proposed 2013-14 School Year Calendar Presented to Board At last night’s meeting, staff presented the Arlington School Board with the proposed 2013-14 school year calendar. Under the proposed calendar, school would begin on Tue, Sept. 3. For students attending Barcroft Elementary School which operates on a modified school year calendar, classes would begin Thu, Aug. […]

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Kenmore Student Wins Aviation Art Contest

Kenmore Student Wins Aviation Art Contest Kenmore Middle School eighth grader Delaney Myers won the Intermediate Category of the Virginia Division of the 2013 International Aviation Art Contest. The theme for this year’s competition was “My Favorite Air Sport.” Myers’s painting features a young boy and girl watching aerobatics. Entries in each age group were […]

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School Board Seeks Nominees for 2013 Honored Citizens

School Board Seeks Nominees for 2013 Honored Citizens Each year, the Arlington School Board honors citizens who have made outstanding contributions as volunteers in the Arlington Public Schools. To be recognized as an Honored Citizen, the individual or individuals must have demonstrated a sustained commitment to APS for at least five years, dedicating significant time […]

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Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair Winners Named

Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair Winners Named Over the weekend, young scientists from the area had a chance to showcase their projects during the Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineer Fair. This year’s winners, which include students from APS middle and high schools, were announced on March 3. Best in Fair Grand Prize […]

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Washington-Lee Freshman Presents at American Junior Academy of Science

Washington-Lee Freshman Presents at American Junior Academy of Science Washington-Lee High School freshman Marisa Shotwell was one of two Virginia students inducted into the American Junior Academy of Science (AJAS) at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) which took place February 13-17, 2013 in Boston. As one of […]

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