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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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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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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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