APS News Release

Yorktown Student Wins Congressional Art Competition

Yorktown Student Wins Congressional Art Competition Yorktown High School student KT Fiduk was awarded top honors for her art work in the Congressional Arts Exhibition/Competition sponsored by Congressman James Moran. A ceremony took place at the Artisphere on May 8. Fiduk’s work, “View Out The Window,” will be displayed for an entire year at the […]

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Arlington County Elementary Schools Pilot ‘Grab ‘N’ Go’ Breakfasts

Arlington County Elementary Schools Pilot “Grab ‘N’ Go” Breakfasts Arlington Public Schools and the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association are partnering to increase breakfast participation by offering a “Grab ‘N’ Go” pilot program at Drew Model and Hoffman-Boston elementary schools. Through the pilot program, the APS Department of Food and Nutrition Services will provide quick meal service […]

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Arlington Career Center Students Dominate In The SkillsUSA State Championships

Arlington Career Center Students Dominate In The SkillsUSA State Championships Arlington Career Center Television Production students were named State Champions and were awarded gold medals in Broadcast News Live, TV Production Special Effects, TV Production Cuts Only, and Pre-produced Radio Communications at the SkillsUSA state championships. A Forensic Technology student also won first place in […]

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APS Students Nominated for Cappie Awards

APS Students Nominated for Cappie Awards The Cappies of the National Capital area has announce 2013 Nominees. Through their Critics and Awards program, theater and journalism students from across the region are trained as critics, attend shows at other schools, and write published reviews. At the end of each season the student critics vote for […]

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Green Scene Highlights W-L’s Spring Spruce Up

Green Scene Highlights W-L’s Spring Spruce Up This week’s episode of Green Scene visits Washington-Lee High School’s “Spring Spruce Up.” Led by Nancy Striniste, co-chair of the W-L grounds Committee, and facilitated by Jerry Schrepple, Arlington County Regional Master Naturalist, teams of students “adopted” various areas of the campus and worked on tasks like weeding, […]

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Snapshots Visits ASFS’s Choose2Refuse Event

Snapshots Highlights Choose2Refuse Event In this episode of Snapshots, Supervisor of Health & Physical Education Debbie DeFranco visits the “Choose2Refuse” event at Arlington Science Focus. Coordinated by Jenn Hall, a physical education teacher at ASFS, and facilitated by Washington-Lee students and community partners Century Council and Ready Coalition, the event helps educate students on making […]

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Arlington School Board Approves Boundary Changes

School Board Approves School Boundary ChangesBoard also Approves Schematic Design for New School The Arlington School Board approved changes to the attendance boundaries for eight elementary schools at last night’s meeting. The boundary adjustments will redistrict 20 planning units and reassign 900 resident students effective in September of 2015. The change was designed to relieve […]

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Snapshots Highlights Bike and Walk to School Day

Snapshots Highlights Bike and Walk to School Day In this week’s episode of APS Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks with students and parents who participated in Bike and Walk to School Day which took place on Wed, May 8. The celebration encourages students to bike or walk to school while teaching them about the […]

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APS Teachers Recognized by Kennedy Center

APS Teachers Recognized by Kennedy Center The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will award 14 Arlington Public Schools teachers Certificates of Study for their participation in the Kennedy Center’s Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) program at a special awards ceremony and dinner tonight, Fri, May 10, at 5 p.m. at the […]

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Tuckahoe’s 13th Annual Home and Garden Tour Set for May 18

Tuckahoe’s 13th Annual Home and Garden Tour Set for May 18 The 13th annual Tuckahoe Home and Garden Tour will be held Sat, May 18 from noon – 5 p.m. Support Tuckahoe by spending an afternoon viewing incredible home and garden renovations and gathering ideas for your own. The tour helps raise funds for the […]

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