APS News Release

APS Capital Improvement Planning Update

APS Capital Improvement Planning Update On Tuesday, May 17, the Arlington School Board held its second Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Work Session to discuss options for the proposed FY 2017-26 CIP and to develop a proposal to address crowding and major maintenance needs for the school division over the next ten years. While the School […]

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24 Arlington Students Selected to Attend Governor’s School

24 Arlington Students Selected to Attend Governor’s School This summer, 24 APS students will attend the Governor’s School for Academics, Mentorship, Visual and Performing Arts or the Foreign Language Academy. Both programs allow students to focus on a specific area of intellectual or artistic strengths and interests and to study in a way that best […]

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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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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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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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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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