APS News Release

Arlington Public Schools Sustainable Buildings Featured on Green Scene

Arlington Public Schools Building Sustainability Featured on Green Scene This week’s episode of Green Scene features sustainable initiatives throughout the Arlington Public Schools. APS “Green Scene” is a bi-monthly video series that highlights the many sustainability efforts by students and staff to protect the environment. “Green Scene” can be seen on Comcast Cable Channel 70 […]

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Back-to-School Nights Begin Sept. 17

Back-to-School Events Begin Sept. 17 APS invites parents to visit their child’s school during the upcoming back-to-school events. The sessions provide parents an opportunity to learn about their student’s classes and to meet the teachers and school staff. Back-to-school events for the 2013-14 school year will be held as follows: Tue, Sept. 17 – Elementary […]

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Student iRide SmarTrip Card Available for Students

Student iRide SmarTrip Card Available for Students Arlington’s Student iRide SmarTrip card is available for middle and high school students who attend school in Arlington County. The card lets students ride ART buses for 75 cents and also works on Metrobus, Metrorail and other regional bus systems (the discount only applies to ART). The card […]

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2014 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named

2014 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named Today, the National Merit Scholarship Program announced that 18 Arlington students are semifinalists in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Competition. Semifinalists are the highest scoring entrants in each state and represent less than one percent of the nation’s seniors. The Arlington students are among the 16,000 semifinalists named […]

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Randolph Elementary School Dedicates New Track

Randolph Elementary School Dedicates New Track Randolph Elementary School dedicated its new track this afternoon at a special ribbon cutting ceremony. To celebrate, the Wakefield High School marching band led students, staff and APS officials and community members in an inaugural first lap around the track. School officials began planning for the new track in […]

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Ashlawn Community Breaks Ground on New Addition

Ashlawn Community Breaks Ground on New Addition Arlington Public Schools and the Ashlawn Elementary School community broke ground on the Ashlawn Capital Improvement Project at a ceremony this evening. The ceremony preceded the school’s annual back-to-school kickoff, picnic and outdoor concert. The project, which is set to begin later this month, includes a 27,000 square […]

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APS to Hold a Community Meeting at McKinley

APS to Hold a Community Meeting at McKinley Arlington Public Schools invites McKinley Elementary School families and the community to attend an Introductory PTA/Community Meeting on the capital improvement project on Tue Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. in the McKinley media center. The design process of the addition and renovation of McKinley Elementary School is […]

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APS Instrumental Music Information Night Set for Sept. 9

APS Instrumental Music Information Night Set for Sept. 9 Arlington Public Schools invites all parents and students in grades 4 and 5 to explore the instrumental music program at the annual Instrumental Music Information Night scheduled for 7 p.m. on Mon, Sept. 9 at Washington-Lee High School (1301 N. Stafford St.). The program includes: An […]

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Virginia Magazine Highlights H-B Woodlawn and Wakefield High School

Virginia Living Magazine Highlights H-B Woodlawn and Wakefield High School H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program and Wakefield High School are featured in Virginia Living’s Top High Schools and Colleges 2013 list. Top High Schools & Colleges 2013, featured in the October issue of the magazine, is a list of nearly 150 programs in public and private […]

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