APS News Release

APS Students Earn Recognition in French and German

APS Students Earn Recognition in French and German More than 100 Arlington Public Schools students earned honors by taking the National French and German Exams. National German Exam APS German students participate in the National German Exam on a voluntary basis. This year, eight of the 12 German 2 students at Yorktown chose to participate. […]

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Jefferson’s Community Garden Featured on Green Scene

Jefferson’s Community Garden Featured on Green Scene This week’s episode of Green Scene features the Jefferson Middle School Community Garden. The garden was started three years ago by a Girl Scout troop. Teachers have used the garden to create a unique learning experience for students. Parents, staff and students have been able to provide their […]

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APS to Broadcast and Stream High School Graduation Ceremonies

APS to Broadcast and Stream High School Graduation Ceremonies This year, Arlington Public Schools will broadcast all three comprehensive high school graduations live on AETV, Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon FiOS Channel 41. The graduation ceremonies will also be streamed online for those who cannot attend and for family members and friends who live […]

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APS End-of-Year Dates and Events

APS End-of-Year Dates and Events As the end of the 2012-13 school year approaches, APS would like to remind parents about some upcoming end-of-year dates and times. Last Day of School: June 19 – High School (Early release for students) June 20 – Middle School (Early release for students) June 21 – Elementary School (Early […]

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APS to Highlight After SOL Instruction

APS to Highlight After SOL Instruction There are many rumors that suggest that “not much learning” happens in the classroom after the SOL tests are finished. That is truly an “urban myth.” So what does happen after the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) are completed? Students continue to learn through many, exciting projects. Over the […]

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APS Receives Grant to Fund Safe Routes to School Coordinator

APS Receives Grant to Fund Safe Routes to School Coordinator The Virginia Department of Transportation and the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program has awarded Arlington Public Schools a $67,600 grant to fund a full-time SRTS Division Coordinator for the 2013-14 school year. “Arlington Public Schools has a long-standing commitment to providing students with the […]

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Arlington School Board Receives More Seats Update

Arlington School Board Receives More Seats Update The Arlington School Board was updated on the More Seats for More Students process at last night’s meeting. Staff presented a plan to allow early admissions for students who are changing schools in 2015 due to the recent boundary decisions. Early admission will be allowed on a very […]

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Snapshots Highlights STEMConnect Partnership

Snapshots Highlights STEMConnect Partnership In this week’s episode, Snapshots talks to Hoffman-Boston Elementary School Principal Kimberley Graves about its partnership with STEMConnect. As part of its new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum focus, Hoffman-Boston is participating in a program run by STEMConnect that is designed to enhance the delivery of science curriculum and […]

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Wakefield High School to Showcase Senior Projects on June 6

Wakefield High School to Showcase Senior Projects on June 6 Wakefield’s annual Senior Project Fair will be held on Thu, June 6 in the cafeteria during both lunch periods. The community is invited to attend this celebration of senior achievements. Lunch periods at Wakefield are scheduled from 11-11:38 a.m. and from 12:39-1:17 p.m. Senior Project […]

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Final Summer School Deadline Approaching

Final Summer School Deadline Approaching The next deadline for the Summer School programs listed below is Fri, June 14. Registration forms and applications for reduced fees (based on family income) are included in the Sumer School catalog which is available online. Registration fees must accompany all applications. · Middle School Make Up and Strengthening Courses […]

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