APS News Release

APS Unveils Mobile App

APS Mobile App Have you downloaded the free APS mobile app for smartphones and other mobile devices? The new app, provided by the vendor ParentLink, is customizable to your school and preferences. It features news and headlines, upcoming events, sports scores, integration with social media (facebook, Twitter and YouTube), and easy access to APS services […]

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Three Seniors Win College-Sponsored Merit Scholarships

Three Seniors Win College-Sponsored Merit Scholarships The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced that three Arlington seniors have earned National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges or universities. More than 2,000 students from around the country were named additional winners of the scholarship and join more than 2,500 who were awarded scholarships in late May. The […]

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High School Graduations Available Online

High School Graduations Available Online Do you want to re-live your child’s graduation or share the day with family members who couldn’t attend the ceremony? Video of the graduation ceremonies of Wakefield, Washington-Lee and Yorktown high schools as well as the ceremonies for the Langston High School Continuation Program and Arlington Mill High School are […]

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Abby Raphael Elected as New Arlington School Board Chair

Abby Raphael Elected as New Arlington School Board Chair During its annual organizational meeting this morning, the Arlington School Board unanimously elected Abby Raphael as Chair for the 2013-14 school year. Raphael’s term as Chair begins immediately and will expire in June 2014. She fills the position held for the past year by Emma Violand-Sánchez […]

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Snapshots Highlights Annual MathDice Competition

Snapshots Highlights Annual MathDice Competition In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks to math supervisor Margaret Chung about the annual MathDice Tournament which was held at Drew on Sat, May 11. This year’s tournament brought together over 120 fifth grade students from 21 Arlington elementary schools. MathDice is a fun and […]

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Schools Earn Over $99,000 from Harris Teeter Donations

Arlington Schools Earn Over $99,000 from Harris Teeter Donations Arlington Public Schools have earned a total of $99,912.38 from Harris Teeter’s “Together in Education” (TIE) program for the 2012-13 school year. Barcroft Elementary School was the top earner in the TIE program, receiving $22,809.75. In addition, Arlington Science Focus, Drew Model School and Randolph Elementary […]

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Washington-Lee Education Foundation Awards Annual Scholarships

Washington-Lee Education Foundation Awards Annual Scholarships The Washington-Lee Education Foundation announced its annual scholarship recipients. Eight W-L seniors will receive a $1,000 scholarship for this fall. The recipients and the colleges they plan to attend are: · Charles S. Argon, Princeton University · Ariel Bobbett, Stanford University · Margaret X. Burgos, Colby College · Elizabeth […]

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Arlington Public Schools Wins National Communications Awards More Seats for More Students, Online Budget Tool and iDashboard Commended

Arlington Public Schools Wins National Communications Awards More Seats for More Students, Online Budget Tool and iDashboard Commended Arlington Public Schools and the Department of School and Community Relations have been recognized with three prestigious communications awards from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). In addition, APS also earned nine awards in the NSPRA […]

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APS Encourages Summer Reading

APS Encourages Summer Reading As the school year ends and summer vacation begins, students will start to unwind and relax. While rest, relaxation and recreation are a big part of what summer vacation is all about, APS wants to encourage students to pick a book and take time to read this summer. Research shows that […]

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