APS News Release

School Board Approves Boundary Framework, Updated Boundary Process Adopts Changes to Middle and High School Programs of Studies

School Board Approves Boundary Framework, Updated Boundary Process Adopts Changes to Middle and High School Programs of Studies The Arlington School Board approved changes to School Board Policy 30-2.2 Boundaries and adopted the More Seats for More Students: Boundary Framework for 2012-13 at last night’s meeting. Boundary Policy and Proposed Framework Changes to the policy […]

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Four APS Programs Receive RIF Book Donations Sponsored by Macy’s 13 Additional Programs Receive RIF Book Donations

Four APS Programs Receive RIF Book Donations Sponsored by Macy’s 13 Additional Programs Receive RIF Book Donations Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation’s largest children’s literacy nonprofit, selected Arlington’s Even Start Family Literacy Program, Carlin Springs and Hoffman-Boston elementary schools and the Family Education Center to receive free book distributions and literacy activities benefitting children […]

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Middle School Information Night to be Held on Nov. 5

Middle School Information Night to be Held on Nov. 5 APS reminds families that the annual Middle School Information Night is scheduled for Mon, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. at Washington-Lee High School, 1301 N. Stafford St. During the information night program, families of children entering middle school in the fall of 2013 will hear […]

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APS Music Students Honored

APS Music Students Honored The Virginia Music Educators Association recognized 13 APS music students in jazz, choir and orchestra. Virginia Jazz Ensemble (State Level) Washington-Lee: Thomas Faris, Alto Sax Yorktown: Caleb Rakestraw-Morn, Trumpet Senior Honors Choir (State Level) H-B Woodlawn: Ned Sieverts, Tenor 2 and Eren Guendelsberger, Bass 1 Wakefield High School: Shelton Siegel, Tenor […]

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Snapshots Visits Hoffman-Boston’s STEM Kickoff

Snapshots Visits Hoffman-Boston’s STEM Kickoff In this episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy attends the Hoffman-Boston Elementary School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) initiative kick-off. Former astronaut and Associate Administrator for Education at NASA Leland Melvin helped kick-off the STEM initiative during an assembly last week. Melvin spoke about the importance of STEM, […]

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High School Information Night Rescheduled for Wed, Nov. 7

High School Information Night Rescheduled for Wed, Nov. 7 Due to the current weather-related school closures, the annual APS High School Information Night, originally scheduled for tonight, has been rescheduled for Wed, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at Washington-Lee High School. Because of this change, the International BaccalaureateInformation Night, slated for Nov. 7 at Washington-Lee […]

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Snapshots Visits With the Washington-Lee Best Buddies

Snapshots Visits With the Washington-Lee Best Buddies In this episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks with student members of the Washington-Lee Best Buddies Program at a special event last week. GLEE star Lauren Potter and Best Buddies founder Anthony Shriver visited with the school’s chapter on Friday. Washington-Lee’s Best Buddies sponsored a joint […]

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Green Scene Highlights Campbell’s New Wetlands

Green Scene Highlights Campbell’s New Wetlands In this week’s episode, Green Scene visits Campbell Elementary School’s new Wetlands Learning Lab. The wetlands area will allow Campbell to expand its hands-on, inquiry-based approach to education. Last week, over 100 volunteers helped staff plant vegetation in the new Wetlands Learning Lab and remove invasive plants from the […]

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Science Textbook Adoption Currently Underway APS Seeking Community Input

Science Textbook Adoption Currently Underway APS Seeking Community Input APS is currently going through the elementary school science textbook adoption process and is seeking input from teachers, parents, and community members. All materials are available for public review in the Professional Library located at Syphax Academic Center, 1439 Quincy Street. Public comments and feedback will […]

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High School Information Night Set for Oct. 29

High School Information Night Set for Oct. 29 Nov. 7 (rescheduled due to weather) APS reminds parents that the annual High School Information Night is Mon, Oct. 29, Weds, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m., at Washington-Lee High School, 1301 N. Stafford St. During the information night program, families of students entering high school in the […]

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