APS News Release

Wakefield, Washington-Lee High School’Students Receive 2012 Human Rights Award

Wakefield, Washington-Lee High School Students Receive 2012 Human Rights Award The Arlington Human Rights Commission named Wakefield High School’s Project Upstanders and the Washington-Lee High School Best Buddies Chapter 2012 James B. Hunter Human Rights Award winners. The James B. Hunter Award recognizes sustained commitment and outstanding accomplishment in the area of human rights made […]

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Foreign Language Learning Opportunities for Middle and High School Students

Foreign Language Learning Opportunities for Middle and High School Students Is your child interested in learning Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Latin, Spanish or Japanese? It will soon be time to register for classes for the 2013-14 school year. APS families are invited to a presentation and discussion on APS world language options on Thu, Dec. […]

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School Board Seeks Volunteers for Multimodal Transportation Special Committee

School Board Seeks Volunteers for Multimodal Transportation Special Committee The Arlington School Board is currently looking for individuals to serve on the new Multimodal Transportation and Student Safety Special Committee. Applications are due by noon on Fri, Dec. 14. The committee will report to the School Board and provide advice regarding the safe transportation of […]

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Upcoming Parent Education Courses

Upcoming Parent Education Courses The APS Parent Academy, a partnership of APS and other affiliated organizations, has the following educational opportunities for families next week. Things We Wish We’d Known About the College Search Process Sports and College Admissions: Panel Discussion for College Bound Athletes Ways to Manage Stress in Our Family Marijuana: What’s the […]

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Snapshots Highlights Collaborative Scoring

Snapshots Highlights Collaborative Scoring In this week’s episode of Snapshots, English language arts supervisor Dr. Michelle Picard explains the collaborative scoring, a new process teachers use to assess student writing. In groups, teachers look at original student work and score it against a writing rubric. Teachers then discuss what the student did well and next […]

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FY 2014 Budget: County & Schools Joint Community Forum

FY 2014 Budget: County & Schools Joint Community Forum County Manager Barbara Donnellan and Superintendent Pat Murphy invite the public to a joint forum on strategies for balancing the FY 2014 budgets. Although our economic situation is stronger than most in the nation – and our real estate values are holding – Arlington County and […]

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APS to Hold Data Meeting on Elementary Boundaries

APS to Hold Data Meeting on Elementary Boundaries Arlington families are invited to a data study meeting for boundary options for the new elementary school 1 at the Williamsburg site at 7 p.m. on Mon, Nov. 26. The meeting will be held in the Williamsburg Middle School auditorium (3600 N. Harrison St.). At the meeting, […]

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Three Arlington Seniors Receive National Hispanic Recognition Program Honors

Three Arlington Seniors Receive National Hispanic Recognition Program Honors The College Board and the National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) announced that three Arlington seniors will receive national Hispanic Program Recognitions. The students honored are Angela F. Mestre and Veronica Sever from Washington-Lee High School and Kylee Self from Yorktown High School. NHRP honors the exceptional […]

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