APS News Release

APS to Showcase African American Art Collection

APS to Showcase African American Art Collection Arlington Public Schools will host an African American art exhibit at Washington-Lee High School (Washington-Lee is located at 1301 N. Stafford St.) on Fri, April 26. “Please Remember Me: Honoring Extraordinary Ordinary People” is an exhibition of color and cloth by Arlington art collector and artist Avis Collins […]

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APS Wins Prestigious Healthy Food Award

APS Wins Prestigious Healthy Food Award Arlington Public School has been awarded the Bronze Level of Distinction for excellent performance in the Healthier U.S. School Challenge (HUSSC). The HUSSC is a voluntary national certification initiative for schools participating in the National School Lunch Program. APS is just one of 111 school divisions nationwide to receive […]

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La Junta Escolar busca voluntarios para los Consejos Consultivos

La Junta Escolar busca voluntarios para los Consejos Consultivos La Junta Escolar de las Escuelas Públicas de Arlington está buscando personas que deseen servir en uno de tres Consejos Consultivos: el Consejo Consultivo para el Presupuesto; el Consejo Consultivo para la Instrucción; y el Consejo Consultivo para Instalaciones Escolares y Programas Capitales. La Junta prevé […]

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School Board Approves Proposed Budget

School Board Approves Proposed Budget The Arlington School Board approved its proposed FY 2014 budget at last night’s meeting. The budget included several changes from Superintendent Patrick Murphy’s budget proposed on February 28. The changes accounted for additional funds provided by Arlington County based on its third quarter review of current fiscal-year expenditures and assume […]

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APS Students Excel at State Science Fair

APS Students Excel at State Science Fair Yorktown High School sophomore Margaret Doyle was awarded first place in the Animal Science category at the Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair earlier this month. Doyle was also awarded a second place society award from the Virginia Tech Undergraduate Statistics Club. In addition, Washington-Lee High School junior […]

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APS and GMU Partner in ‘Operation Rain Barrel’ for Earth Day

APS and GMU Partner in “Operation Rain Barrel” for Earth Day Arlington Public Schools and George Mason University (GMU) are partnering on “Operation Rain Barrel” for the second year in a row. GMU and the Mason Sustainability Institute have provided APS with 25 rain barrels as part of the university’s Earth Week activities. “Operation Rain […]

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School Board Seeks Volunteers for Advisory Councils

School Board Seeks Volunteers for Advisory Councils The Arlington School Board is currently looking for individuals to serve on three advisory councils: the Budget Advisory Council, the Advisory Council on Instruction and the Advisory Council on School Facilities and Capital Programs. The Board anticipates filling a number of vacancies on both councils for the 2013-14 […]

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School Board Names 2013 Honored Citizens

School Board Names 2013 Honored Citizens Every year, students benefit from countless volunteer hours donated by Arlington parents and community members. To acknowledge the support that these volunteers provide to APS, the Arlington School Board will recognize 15 Honored Citizens at the Volunteer Appreciation Reception and Ceremony on Thu, April 25. The reception begins at […]

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Barcroft Chorus to Perform at Saturday’s Cherry Blossom Festival

Barcroft Chorus to Perform at Saturday’s Cherry Blossom Festival The Barcroft Elementary School fourth and fifth grade chorus will perform in the annual 2013 Parade of the National Cherry Blossom Festival on Sat, April 13 from 10 a.m. – Noon. The students will be part of a 750-person chorus representing vocal music programs from across […]

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