APS News Release

School Board Appoints New Director of Transportation, Two Assistant Principals

School Board Appoints New Director of Transportation, Two Assistant Principals The Arlington School Board approved the appointment of Angel Garcia-Ablanque as the new Director of Transportation. Garcia-Ablanque brings a wide range of experience to the Transportation position. Most recently, he has served for six years as the Assistant Director of Transportation for Montgomery County Public […]

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School Board Acts to Support Historic Designation of Stratford

School Board Acts to Support Historic Designation of Stratford Superintendent Presents Proposed 2017-26 Capital Improvement Plan At last night’s meeting, the School Board acted to support historic designation of the Stratford Site, based on design guidelines and designation language for the site developed collaboratively by County Historic Preservation Program and APS staff. Stratford is the […]

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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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School Board Approves FY17 Final Budget

School Board Approves FY17 Final Budget The Arlington School Board adopted its FY 2017 final budget at last night’s meeting. The approved budget totals $581,941,859 which includes an additional $2,042,993 in ongoing County funds and an additional $1,336,437 from the Future Budget Years Reserve. The additional County and Future Budget Years Reserve funds closed the […]

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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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