APS News Release

Upcoming Secondary Summer School Deadlines

Upcoming Secondary Summer School Deadlines There are two upcoming deadlines for Summer School secondary make up and strengthening courses. Friday, June 10 Registration closes for: Secondary Make-Up and Strengthening Programs SOL English 11 Writing Course (students must register in the Summer School Office; see address below) Stratford Program New students who are pre-registered to attend […]

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School Board Reviews Proposed 2017-26 Capital Improvement Plan

School Board Reviews Proposed 2017-26 Capital Improvement Plan Discusses Proposed Name Change for Arlington Mill The Arlington School Board discussed its proposed 2017-26 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) at last night’s meeting. APS projections indicate that enrollment will grow to a record high of more than 27,000 students in 2017-18, and to 30,000 students by 2021. […]

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Yorktown Senior Wins College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship

Yorktown Senior Wins College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced that Yorktown High School senior Camille Xue earned National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges or universities. Xue earned a National Merit Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering Scholarship. Her probable career field is engineering. Officials of each sponsor college selected their […]

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W-L Educator Named Victoria D. de Sanchez 2016 Teacher of the Year

W-L Educator Named Victoria D. de Sanchez 2016 Teacher of the Year Washington-Lee High School Spanish teacher Lilliana Maldonado-Mendez was named one of two recipients of the Victoria D. de Sanchez 2016 Teacher of the Year Award. The award was created as a partnership between the Hispanic Youth Foundation of Northern Virginia and Marymount University […]

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Washington-Lee Education Foundation Awards 2016 Scholarships and Fellowships

Washington-Lee Education Foundation Awards 2016 Scholarships and Fellowships Twelve Washington-Lee High School seniors have been selected to receive $1,000 scholarships from the Washington-Lee High School Education Foundation, Inc., to help pay for college expenses in the Fall. The students and the colleges they will attend are: Haziel Andrade, Virginia Commonwealth University Emnet Atlabachew, Johns Hopkins […]

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School Board Shares Proposed 2017-26 CIP with County Board

School Board Shares Proposed 2017-26 CIP with County Board APS Capital Funding Needs Total $511.04 Over 10 Years 2016 Bond Funding Needs Total $138.83 Million At a Joint Work Session held with the County Board last night, the School Board, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy, and APS staff previewed their upcoming request for bond funding for […]

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Governor, State Board of Education Recognize APS for High Achievement

Governor, State Board of Education Recognize APS for High Achievement Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe and the State Board of Education announced that 10 Arlington schools have earned 2015 Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) awards. The awards were created by the Board of Education in 2016 to promote advanced learning and achievement. “Congratulations to the students, […]

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Arlington High School Students on AATG Presidential Honor Roll

Arlington High School Students on AATG Presidential Honor Roll Forty-four percent of the students in Arlington’s Virtual@APS German Program have been recognized for their performance on the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) 2016 National German Exam (NGE) for High School Students. Half of those students earned Medals and special recognition on the Presidential […]

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APS Hosting Back to School Career Fair on May 26

APS Hosting Back-to-School Career Fair on May 26 APS is hosting a Back-to-School Career Fair on Thu, May 26 from 12-4 p.m. at George Mason University’s Founder Hall. (3351 Fairfax Drive) APS is looking to hire: School Bus Drivers; Extended Day Team Members; Maintenance/Custodial Staff; and Food and Nutrition Services Team Members. Candidates are encouraged […]

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School Board Approves Contract for Abingdon Renovation and Addition Project

School Board Approves Contract for Abingdon Renovation and Addition Project School Board Also Appoints Four Administrators to Department of Instruction The Board approved the appointments of four administrators in the Department of Instruction, including Dr. Tara Nattrass as Assistant Superintendent, Tyrone Byrd as Director of Secondary Education, Samuel Klein as Supervisor of the ESOL/HILT Office, […]

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