APS News Release

Blue Ribbon Award Celebration Featured on Snapshots

Blue Ribbon Award Celebration Featured on Snapshots In this episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks with Principal Holly Hawthorne of Arlington Traditional School about the school’s selection as a 2012 Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. ATS is one of only 269 schools nationwide and one of seven elementary schools […]

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David M. Brown Planetarium to Open Sept. 28 Weekend of Events Planned

David M. Brown Planetarium to Open Sept. 28 Weekend of Events Planned After a nine-month renovation, Arlington Public Schools and the Friends of the Planetarium are poised to celebrate the grand re-opening of the David M. Brown Planetarium. A ribbon cutting ceremony and community celebration will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 28, […]

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Arlington Public Schools Seeks Volunteers to Serve as ‘Book Buddies’

Arlington Public Schools Seeks Volunteers to Serve as “Book Buddies” Are you interested in helping students learn to read? If so, APS can use your help. Volunteers are needed to serve as “Book Buddies” for the coming school year The Book Buddies program provides support to first and second grade students with a simple structure […]

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Transportation Update #4

NEWS Transportation Services Transportation Update #4: The Arlington Public Schools Transportation Services staff continues to make adjustments in the APS Transportation system to ensure all students arrive safely and ready to learn. In the past week, a great deal of progress has been made. Update on “Appeals” By the end of last week, approximately 440 […]

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Abingdon’s Summer Reading Bus Featured on Snapshots

Abingdon’s Summer Reading Bus Featured on Snapshots In this episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy visited with Abingdon Elementary School staff to learn about the school’s mobile library bus. Over the summer, the Abingdon Read & Roll Book Bus made weekly stops throughout the school’s neighborhood zone so that students could check out books. […]

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Deadline to Fill Out First Day Forms Online is 9 p.m.

Deadline to Fill Out First Day Forms Online is 9 p.m. APS reminds families that today is the last day to fill out First Day Packet forms online. Families can complete forms until 9 p.m. tonight. In addition, the call center will close this evening. For assistance call 703-228-2994. Additional Help resources are also available […]

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Actualizaci’n #4 acerca del Transporte Escolar

NEWS Transportation Services Actualización #4 acerca del Transporte Escolar: El personal de Servicios de Transporte de las Escuelas Públicas de Arlington continua realizando ajustes al sistema de Transporte de las Escuelas Públicas de Arlington (APS, por sus siglas en inglés) para garantizar que todos los estudiantes lleguen bien a la escuela y listos para aprender. […]

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2012 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named

2012 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named Today, the National Merit Scholarship Program announced that 22 Arlington students are semifinalists in the 58th 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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