APS News Release

Final Summer School Deadline Approaching

Final Summer School Deadline Approaching The next deadline for the Summer School programs listed below is Fri, June 14. Registration forms and applications for reduced fees (based on family income) are included in the Sumer School catalog which is available online. Registration fees must accompany all applications. · Middle School Make Up and Strengthening Courses […]

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Two APS Employees Named Connect with Kids Champions

Two APS Employees Named Connect with Kids Champions The Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families recently announced that two Arlington Public Schools employees have been named Connect with Kids (CWK) Champions. These champions are Arlingtonians who go out of their way to develop positive relationships with young people. The Partnership for Children, Youth and […]

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Volunteers Needed for English Advisory Committee

Volunteers Needed for English Advisory Committee Would you like to learn more about English Language Arts instruction in Arlington Public Schools? Are you interested in using your knowledge as a parent, community member, or business professional to identify issues and develop recommendations for changes or improvements in curriculum? If so, the English Language Arts Advisory […]

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Teen Parenting Program’s Chesapeake Bay Trip Featured on Green Scene

Teen Parenting Program’s Chesapeake Bay Trip Featured on Green Scene This week’s episode of Green Scene highlights the Teen Parenting Program’s recent field trip to learn about the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The annual trip, sponsored by a partnership with the Chesapeake Bay foundation, provides students to learn the importance of the watershed and how to […]

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Arlington Students Attend Virginia Junior Academy of Science

Arlington Students Attend Virginia Junior Academy of Science Over 150 Arlington Public Schools students presented their independent science research projects at the Virginia Junior Academy of Science (VJAS) symposium held May 21-23 at Virginia Tech. Twenty-eight students received awards for their work. This year’s winners include: Animal and Human Sciences · Honorable Mention – Juliana […]

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CCPTA, ASA Announce Scholarship Winners

Updated May 31: CCPTA, ASA Announce Scholarship Winners The Arlington County Council of PTAs (CCPTA) and the Arlington School Administrators (ASA), a group of APS School and department leaders, recently announced this year’s scholarship recipients. The students will be recognized at the CCPTA 2013 Scholarship Awards Reception and Presentation tonight, May 29, at the Arlington […]

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Randolph Elementary School Featured in Sally Ride Tribute

Randolph Elementary School Featured in Sally Ride Tribute Earlier this week, Randolph Elementary School participated in the Sally Ride Tribute hosted by Exxon Mobil Corporation at the Kennedy Center. Randolph was the only school featured in the video tribute to Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut in space. The school was chosen to represent […]

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Snapshots Features Glebe’s Life Skills Play

Snapshots Features Glebe’s Life Skills Play In this week’s episode, Snapshots visits Glebe Elementary School and highlights the Functional Life Skills and fourth grade student-production, “Tell Me a Story.” The play is based on interviews with senior citizens at the Langston-Brown Community Center. Students created stories based on those interviews as well as the artwork […]

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Yorktown Student Wins Congressional Art Competition

Yorktown Student Wins Congressional Art Competition Yorktown High School student KT Fiduk was awarded top honors for her art work in the Congressional Arts Exhibition/Competition sponsored by Congressman James Moran. A ceremony took place at the Artisphere on May 8. Fiduk’s work, “View Out The Window,” will be displayed for an entire year at the […]

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