APS News Release

Transportation Update #2: A Letter from the Superintendent

NEWS Transportation Services Transportation Update #2: A Letter from the Superintendent Dear APS Families: I want to acknowledge that as we have been preparing for the start of school, all of us – School Board members, staff and I – have heard from many families with their concerns about the transition in our Transportation Services. […]

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Tdap Immunization Reminder

Tdap Immunization Reminder APS reminds parents that all incoming sixth grade students must have documentation of having had a Tetanus-diphtheria – pertussis (Tdap) booster immunization in order to enter school in the fall. A free Tdap clinic for students entering grades 6-11 is available at the Arlington County Open Immunization Clinic. Location: 2100 Washington Blvd., […]

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Update for APS Transportation Services

NEWS TRANSPORTATION SERVICES Update for APS Transportation Services Over the past two weeks, Arlington Public Schools has heard questions from families about the transition in Transportation Services for the 2012-13 school year. In response to many of those comments or questions, the following information is being provided about actions that have been taken to help […]

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School Board Updated on Transportation Plan, ESEA Changes

School Board Updated on Transportation Plan, ESEA Changes At the Aug. 16 School Board meeting, staff presented an update on the transportation modernization plan being implemented for the 2012-13 school year. Staff stressed that the plan is being implemented to improve quality of services including student safety, customer service, eliminating overcrowded buses and providing on-time […]

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Three Upcoming Summer Chats Aug. 15, 22 and 30

Three Upcoming Summer Chats Aug. 15, 22 and 30 There are three more Summer Chats with APS Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy left this August. These gatherings give Arlingtonians an opportunity talk about a wide range of school-related topics, and to ask questions or provide feedback in small, informal settings. If you would like to attend […]

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School Board Fills Leadership Positions

School Board Fills Leadership Positions Today the School Board approved the appointment of Dr. Donna Snyder as Assistant Superintendent for Instruction. Arlington Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy said, “Dr. Snyder is an immensely talented educator and a highly qualified administrator. She will be an excellent leader for our instructional programs.” Snyder will fill the position originally […]

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School Board Names New Campbell Principal

School Board Names New Campbell Principal The Arlington School Board appointed Maureen Nesselrode as the new Principal at Campbell Elementary School at its School Board retreat this morning. Nesselrode is currently an assistant principal at Arlington Science Focus School (ASFS). “Maureen’s passion for education is evident. She understands the requirements for a school leader and […]

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School Board Appoints New Claremont Principal

School Board Appoints New Claremont Principal The Arlington School Board named Jessica Panfil as the new Principal of Claremont Immersion Elementary School this morning. Panfil currently serves as the APS Early Childhood Education Coordinator. “Jessica demonstrates strong leadership skills and her work record clearly indicates that she knows instruction, cares about students and works to […]

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Visit APS Principals and Administrators at the Arlington County Fair

Visit APS Principals and Administrators at the Arlington County Fair Parents and community members are invited to stop by the APS section of the Arlington County booth and meet principals, administrators and School Board members during the Arlington County Fair from Fri, Aug. 10 – Sun, Aug. 12. In addition to meeting administrators, Arlington students […]

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