APS News Release

APS Students Receive Accolades

APS Students Receive Accolades Several Arlington Public Schools students received regional and state honors. National History Bee Ashlawn Elementary School fifth graders Mark Schiller, Christopher Walz and Joseph Core have advanced to the regional finals of the National History Bee. They qualified for the finals by taking the Online Regional Qualifying Exam (ORQE). There are […]

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APS Teacher, Volunteer Honored by Partnership for Children, Youth and Families

APS Teacher, Volunteer Honored by Partnership for Children, Youth and Families Long Branch Elementary School English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher Anne Malleck and Carlin Springs Elementary School volunteer Bob Bigney were named Connect With Kids Champions (CWK) by the Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families (APCYF). CWK Champions are ordinary people who […]

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Financial Aid Session Scheduled for High School Students

Financial Aid Session Scheduled for High School Students Arlington Public Schools high school students and their parents or guardians are invited to join Congressman Jim Moran for a discussion on how to make college more affordable on Mon, March 4 from 7-9 p.m. at Wakefield High School (4901 S. Chesterfield Rd.). “Making College Affordable: Financing […]

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Community Meeting on New Elementary School Boundary Set for Feb. 6

Community Meeting on New Elementary School Boundary Set for Feb. 6 As a continuation of the More Seats for More Students process, APS will hold another community meeting on Wed, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Williamsburg Middle School auditorium. At this meeting, APS will share feedback from the last community meeting on Jan. […]

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Snapshots Highlights Concussion Training Session

Snapshots Highlights Concussion Training Session In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Health and P.E. supervisor Debbie Defranco talks about APS’s concussion training that provides coaches, parents and student-athletes with up-to-date information about concussions. Supported by a grant from the Virginia Department of Public Health, APS has been partnering with the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI) to […]

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APS Summer Activities Fair Scheduled for Feb. 15

APS Summer Activities Fair Scheduled for Feb. 15 The Arlington Public Schools Summer Activities Fair will be held on Fri, Feb. 15 from 6-8 p.m. at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 2nd Street, South. The event will provide Arlington residents with the opportunity to obtain information about activities that will be offered this summer […]

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APS Celebrates School Counselors

APS Celebrates School Counselors Arlington Public Schools will join with school divisions nationwide in celebrating National School Counseling Week from Feb. 4–8. Sponsored by the American School Counselor Association, National School Counseling Week focuses public attention on the unique contribution of professional school counselors in schools and how they make a difference in the lives […]

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Swanson Students Work to Improve the Environment

Swanson Students Work to Improve the Environment In this week’s episode, Green Scene highlights Swanson Middle School’s Star Program and how the students involved work to improve the environment. Recently students collected over 44,000 acorns that were donated to the Growing Native initiative. Those acorns were then planted along the Potomac basin to help with […]

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College Financial Aid Event Scheduled for Feb. 9

College Financial Aid Event Scheduled for Feb. 9 The Virginia Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators is hosting a financial aid event for high school juniors and seniors from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sat, Feb. 9. The “Super Saturday” financial aid seminar will be held at the Arlington campus of DeVry University located […]

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