APS News Release

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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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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APS Earns Platinum Certification and First Place in Green Schools Challenge

APS Earns Platinum Certification and First Place in Green Schools Challenge Arlington Public Schools earned a Platinum Certification as a Virginia School Board Association (VSBA) Certified Green Schools Division. APS also received first place in the category of school divisions serving more than 10,000 students in the 2012 VSBA Green Schools Challenge. The VSBA Green […]

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Career Center Students Earn Accolades in VSBA Video Contest

Career Center Students Earn Accolades in VSBA Video Contest Arlington Career Center juniors Jeremy Cannon and Evan Horowitz placed second in the first annual student video contest sponsored by the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA). The winners were announced at the Opening General Session of the VSBA Annual Convention on Nov. 14. Students were asked […]

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School Board Lays Groundwork for Multimodal Transportation Committee

School Board Lays Groundwork for Multimodal Transportation Committee The Arlington School Board continued its discussion on the Multimodal Transportation and Student Safety Committee at last night’s meeting. The proposed committee will report to the School Board and provide advice regarding the safe transportation of students to and from school by a variety of modes of […]

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Snapshots Salutes Our Nation’s Veterans

Snapshots Salutes Our Nation’s Veterans In this week’s episode, Snapshots visits Henry Elementary School during their 10th annual Veterans Day celebration. Veterans and active duty military attended the annual tribute which featured retired USAF Col. Leonard G. Litton as the keynote speaker. Students performed patriotic songs and read essays on what veterans and active duty […]

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Green Scene Highlights Claremont’s Outdoor Lab

Green Scene Highlights Claremont’s Outdoor Lab The new Claremont Elementary School Outdoor Classroom is showcased in this week’s episode of Green Scene. The outdoor classroom is designed to enhance the student learning experience, especially in the sciences, but also to attract wildlife with sources of food, water, shelter, and places for animals to raise their […]

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Deadline for Former Special Education Students to Request Records Approaching

Deadline for Former Special Education Students to Request Records Approaching Former special education students with birthdates of 1985 or special education students who graduated, completed their school program, transferred or withdrew from Arlington Public Schools during the 2006-07 school year should contact the Student Services Records Department by Dec. 14 if they would like a […]

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Arlington Voters Approve $42.6 Million for School Bonds by a Record Margin Emma Violand-Sanchez Re-Elected, Noah Simon Elected to Join School Board in January

Arlington Voters Approve $42.6 Million for School Bonds Emma Violand-Sanchez Re-Elected, Noah Simon Elected to Join School Board in January Arlington voters overwhelmingly approved this year’s $42.6 million dollar school bond measure on Tue, Nov. 6. The 81.2% approval margin is not only the highest percentage for any APS bond measure since the school division […]

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APS Accepting Applications for Admission to Secondary Programs 69 Sixth-Grade Slots Available at H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program

APS Accepting Applications for Admission to Secondary Programs 69 Sixth-Grade Slots Available at H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program Arlington Public Schools is now accepting applications for middle and high school countywide schools and programs through Fri, Jan. 18, 2013 by 4 p.m. H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program Under the school system’s admissions policy, slots in the sixth […]

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