APS News Release

Career Center Students Win 80 Medals at SkillsUSA

Career Center Students Win 80 Medals at SkillsUSA Arlington Career Center students won 80 medals at regional SkillsUSA competitions. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA serves teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and […]

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Making College Affordable Financial Aid Seminar Featured on Snapshots

Making College Affordable Financial Aid Seminar Featured on Snapshots In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks with Congressman Jim Moran about his financial aid workshop recently sponsored at Wakefield High School. The “Making College Affordable: Financing Your Education” provided families with an opportunity to ask questions, receive advice on the Free […]

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Gunston Students Adopt-a-Street

Gunston Students Adopt-a-Street This week’s episode of Green Scene follows a group of Gunston Middle School sixth graders who recently adopted a street near their school. Working with Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment, students learned the importance of cleaning up litter, beautifying Arlington and keeping streets safe. The project aligned with the students’ environmental curriculum. […]

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Corina Coronel Named Principal of the Year

Corina Coronel Named Principal of the Year Carlin Springs Elementary School Principal Corina Coronel has been named the 2013 Arlington Public Schools Principal of the Year. Coronel has been principal at Carlin Springs for eight years. Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy said, “Corina possesses the qualities that we value in school leaders. She is an excellent […]

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Key Fourth Grade Educator Named 2013 APS Teacher of the Year

Key Fourth Grade Educator Named 2013 APS Teacher of the Year Key Elementary School fourth grade English teacher Erica Russell has been named the 2013 Arlington Public Schools Teacher of the Year. “Throughout her career, Erica has developed a strong bond with her students. It is this bond, her high expectations and commitment that makes […]

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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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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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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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