APS News Release

W-L Senior Named 2012 National Student Poet

W-L Senior Named 2012 National Student Poet Washington-Lee High School senior Luisa Banchoff has been named one of five 2012 National Student Poets. The program is a partnership between the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. The award […]

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Applications Available for Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology TJHSST Application Deadline is October 19

Applications Available for Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology TJHSST Application Deadline is October 19 Applications are now available for students interested in attending Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST). TJHSST is a Governor’s School for Science and Technology located in Fairfax County. Applications are available online at www.TJAdmissions.org and […]

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Transportation Update – APS Students Receive Permanent Bus Passes

NEWS Transportation Services Transportation Update: APS Students Receive Permanent Bus Passes Today, most Arlington Public Schools students received their permanent bus passes for the 2012-13 school year. Passes were provided for APS students who are bus riders. Students who registered late in August or who experienced changes in their bus service since the beginning of […]

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School Board Updated on Developmental Assets, ELL Programs

School Board Updated on Developmental Assets, ELL Programs At last night’s Arlington School Board meeting, updates on the 2012 Developmental Assets Survey and programs for English Language Learners (ELL) were presented. Representatives from the Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families, a joint project funded by the Arlington School Board and the Arlington County Board, […]

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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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