APS News Release

High School Information Night Set for Oct. 29

High School Information Night Set for Oct. 29 Arlington families are invited to the annual High School Information Night to learn more about high school programs in the Arlington Public Schools. High School Information Night is scheduled for Mon, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m., at Washington-Lee High School, 1301 N. Stafford St. During the information […]

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APS to Hold Community Meeting on Traffic Impact at New Elementary School Site

APS to Hold Community Meeting on Traffic Impact at New Elementary School Site Parents and Community members are invited to participate in a community meeting regarding the Traffic Impact Study for the new elementary school at the Williamsburg site on Thu, Oct. 11 from 7-9 p.m. in the Williamsburg Middle School auditorium (3600 N. Harrison […]

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School Board Discusses Boundary Framework, Revision of Boundary Policy Board Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, Recognizes Students

School Board Discusses Boundary Framework, Revision of Boundary Policy Board Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, Recognizes Students The Arlington School Board discussed revisions to School Board Policy 30-2.2 Boundaries and the proposed boundary framework for 2012-13 at last night’s meeting. Revisions to School Board Policy 30-2.2 Boundaries The proposal states that the boundary process recommendation shall […]

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Snapshots Highlights International Walk and Bike to School Day

Snapshots Highlights International Walk and Bike to School Day In this episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks with Oakridge Principal Dr. Lynne Wright during Wednesday’s International Walk and Bike to School day. This was the 14th year that APS has participated in the event. Students took part in an assembly and pep rally […]

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Kenmore to Receive $5,000 Ritz Carlton Student Challenge Award

Kenmore to Receive $5,000 Ritz Carlton Student Challenge Award The Ritz-Carlton has announced that Kenmore Middle School has been selected as the U.S. Grand Prize winner of the 2012 Succeed through Service Student Challenge. The Kenmore Family and Consumer Science (FACS) program will receive $5,000 from The Ritz-Carlton at a special school assembly on Wed, […]

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APS to hold Annual College Night on October 17

APS to hold Annual College Night on October 17 Does your secondary student have questions about college life or financial aid? To help families prepare for life after high school, students and parents are invited to attend Arlington Public Schools annual “College Night” on Wed, Oct. 17. College Night will take place from 7-9 p.m. […]

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Upcoming Parent Education Courses

Upcoming Parent Education Courses The APS Parent Academy, a partnership of APS and other affiliated organizations, has the following education opportunities for families next week. For Parents of Teens Easing the Transition from High School to Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities ADHD Parent Support Network Meeting Things We Wish We’d Known about the College […]

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Registration Now Open for the Credit by Exam Opportunity

Registration Now Open for the Credit by Exam Opportunity During school 2012-13 school year, students in Grades 7-12 who are proficient in another language will have the opportunity to take a written exam and possibly earn up to two foreign language credits. Students who are interested can register by filling out the application and returning […]

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Snapshots Highlights Planetarium Re-Opening Ceremony

Snapshots Highlights Planetarium Re-Opening Ceremony In this episode, Snapshots takes viewers to the grand re-opening ceremony and dedication of the David M. Brown Planetarium. The facility re-opened after an extensive nine-month renovation project. Features include a new star machine, dome, sound, lighting, carpet and seating. “APS Snapshots” is a three-to-five minute weekly cable program highlighting […]

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Green Scene Features McKinley’s Light Switch Cover Contest

Green Scene Features McKinley’s Light Switch Cover Contest In this week’s episode, Green Scene visits McKinley Elementary School where students participated in a Light Switch Cover Contest. Students created covers for light switches throughout the building as a way to remind everyone to turn off lights, conserve energy and save the environment. APS “Green Scene” […]

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