APS News Release

More Seats for More Students Boundary Update Community Meeting Set for Feb. 27

More Seats for More Students Boundary Update Community Meeting Set for Feb. 27 Arlington Public Schools will hold a community meeting on boundaries on Wed, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. at Williamsburg Middle School. At the community meeting, APS staff will share recommendations that they will present to the Superintendent regarding boundaries for the new […]

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Budget Update #1: Over 800 Responses Received Through New APS Budget Tool

Budget Update #1: Over 800 Responses Received Through New APS Budget Tool On November 29, APS and the County held the first ever joint community budget forum at Washington-Lee that attracted approximately 50 citizens. In December and January, APS held eight schools-focused budget forums to unveil a new APS Budget Tool and to engage in […]

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APS Receives Foreign Language Grant Funding Includes Teacher Training

APS Receives Foreign Language Grant Funding Includes Teacher Training For the seventh consecutive year, APS has been awarded the STARTALK Secondary Chinese and Arabic Program for Students grant to fund the summer Chinese and Arabic program. APS has also been awarded the STARTALK Teacher Training Program in Secondary Chinese and Arabic grant. This is the […]

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APS to Hold Whole Child Conference

APS to Hold Whole Child Conference Arlington Public Schools is holding a conference for high school parents on ways to support the “whole child.” The event will be held on Sat, Feb. 23 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Washington-Lee High School. (1301 N. Stafford St.) The “Supporting Your Whole Child” conference is designed to inform […]

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Words Out Loud Celebration Featured on Snapshots

Words Out Loud Celebration Featured on Snapshots In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy discusses the “Words Out Loud” celebration with English Language Arts specialist Paula Lamina. “Words Out Loud” is an extension of the National African American Read-In. Each year, schools and communities across the United States celebrate the literary contributions […]

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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 in February. Feb. 23 – Your Child’s Development: An Information and Resource Fair for Arlington Parents and Caregivers of Infants and Preschoolers Feb. 23 – The Whole Child Conference Feb. 25 – […]

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Randolph Elementary School Cools the Earth on Green Scene

Randolph Elementary School Cools the Earth on Green Scene In this week’s episode, Green Scene highlights Randolph Elementary School’s Cool the Earth program. The program focuses on educating children and their families about climate change while motivating them to take simple, measurable conservation actions that reduce their carbon footprint at school, home, and in the […]

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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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