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Wakefield High School Receives LEED Gold Certification

Wakefield High School Receives LEED Gold Certification Wakefield High School has been awarded Gold Certification in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program by the US Green Building Council. The LEED rating system was designed by the US Green Building Council to encourage and facilitate the development of more sustainable buildings. The rating […]

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Yorktown Student Essays Recognized by New York Times

Yorktown High School students Caroline Fatemi and Maya Ewart were runners-up in the New York Times Student Editorial Contest. Their essays were chosen out of over 6,300 essays that were submitted. Students were asked to choose a topic they care about, gather evidence from both New York Times and non-New York Times sources, and write […]

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176 Arlington Students Earn Latin Exam Medals

176 Arlington Students Earn Latin Exam Awardss Five Students Obtain Perfect Score and 53 Students Earn Gold One hundred and seventy six (176) Arlington Public Schools students earned honors for their scores on the National Latin Exam (NLE). Over 440 Arlington students took the exam with 53 students earning gold medal Summa Cum Laude, 52 […]

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Important Summer School Registration Deadline Approaching

Important Summer School Registration Deadline Approaching APS reminds families that an important Summer School Registration deadline is approaching on Fri, May 6. Arlington Public Schools will provide a variety of summer programs for students in Pre-K through grade 12 during summer 2016. Most classes run from Ju1y 11 – August 12. Program fees are due […]

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Wakefield Education Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

Wakefield Education Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients The Wakefield High School Education Foundation announced its scholarship recipients yesterday. This year, the Wakefield Education Foundation awarded 24 scholarships totaling $145,500. The Foundation has granted 321 scholarships and teacher grants totaling $1,668,669 since 1986. The 69 applications were reviewed by staff and Wakefield alumni. This year, the Foundation […]

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APS Elementary Science Teachers Participate in Summer Learning

APS Elementary Science Teachers Participate in Summer Learning Five teachers from Arlington Public Schools spent their summer in an innovative program designed to change how science is taught in Virginia classrooms. The teachers were selected to participate in the Virginia Initiative for Science Teaching and Achievement (VISTA), which kicked off with a four-week Elementary Science […]

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