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Kenmore Student Wins Aviation Art Contest

Kenmore Student Wins Aviation Art Contest Kenmore Middle School eighth grader Delaney Myers won the Intermediate Category of the Virginia Division of the 2013 International Aviation Art Contest. The theme for this year’s competition was “My Favorite Air Sport.” Myers’s painting features a young boy and girl watching aerobatics. Entries in each age group were […]

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School Board Seeks Nominees for 2013 Honored Citizens

School Board Seeks Nominees for 2013 Honored Citizens Each year, the Arlington School Board honors citizens who have made outstanding contributions as volunteers in the Arlington Public Schools. To be recognized as an Honored Citizen, the individual or individuals must have demonstrated a sustained commitment to APS for at least five years, dedicating significant time […]

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Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair Winners Named

Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineering Fair Winners Named Over the weekend, young scientists from the area had a chance to showcase their projects during the Northern Virginia Regional Science and Engineer Fair. This year’s winners, which include students from APS middle and high schools, were announced on March 3. Best in Fair Grand Prize […]

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Washington-Lee Freshman Presents at American Junior Academy of Science

Washington-Lee Freshman Presents at American Junior Academy of Science Washington-Lee High School freshman Marisa Shotwell was one of two Virginia students inducted into the American Junior Academy of Science (AJAS) at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) which took place February 13-17, 2013 in Boston. As one of […]

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APS Celebrates the Arts Throughout March

APS Celebrates the Arts Throughout March March is Arts in the Schools Month and Arlington Public Schools invites the community to join in the celebration. Created in 1961, this is an annual observance to emphasize the value of arts education and to encourage support for quality school arts programs. Throughout March, APS will hold a […]

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APS to Hold Montessori Parent Education Night

APS to Hold Montessori Parent Education Night Arlington Public Schools will host a Montessori Parent Education Night on Thu, March 14 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Drew Community Center. All current APS Montessori families are welcome to attend. The information night will include a presentation by guest speaker Janet McDonnell of the Washington Montessori Institute. […]

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Snapshots Highlights Team Teaching at Yorktown

Snapshots Highlights Team Teaching at Yorktown In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Yorktown High School teachers Kenneth Mandel and terry Eiserman discuss the school’s team-taught ninth grade classes. All freshmen at Yorktown are paired with an English and social studies teacher. These teachers work together to combine their curriculum which helps students understands concepts in […]

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Washington-Lee Science Students Design Plant Experiments

Washington-Lee Science Students Design Plant Experiments This week’s episode of Green Scene showcases Washington-Lee High School biology students who are designing their own experiments surrounding the growth of Wisconsin Fast Plants. Students are investigating the properties that affect the growth of the plants such as the amount of water or the concentration of nutrients in […]

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Budget Update #2: APS Superintendent Presents FY 2014 Proposed Budget

Budget Update #2: APS Superintendent Presents FY 2014 Proposed Budget Budget Maintains Instructional Programs, Identifies Efficiencies, Addresses Enrollment Growth Today, Arlington Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy presented his proposal for the FY 2014 Arlington Public Schools budget to fund operations for the 2013-14 school year. The FY 2014 budget totals $520.4 million, which is a 3.8% […]

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