Our drivers and attendants are valued members of the APS team. We have taken many steps to address the concerns of some of our drivers regarding compensation, culture and climate, and we continue working with our transportation team to ensure we retain excellent school bus drivers in Arlington.
Today, I have updates to share on APS inclement weather procedures. I am also pleased to announce the nomination process for APS Teacher and Principal of the Year, as well as updates on instruction and vaccination rates for children aged 5+.
The School Board will hold a Public Hearing on the Proposed Adjustments to Boundaries and Elementary Immersion Feeder Schools for the 2022-23 School Year on Tue, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m.
The Arlington School Board’s December schedule of Board Meetings, Work Sessions, and Advisory Council and Committee Meetings is now available.
This year, APS is accepting nominations for Teacher and Principal of the Year from all staff and community members. Please help us recognize and reward excellence at APS by submitting a nomination for a teacher or principal who has gone above and beyond to help APS students succeed and thrive. More information below including the […]
On Sat, Nov. 13, the Arlington County Board voted 5 to 0 to approve the creation of “School Slow Zones,” which aims to reduce traffic speeds around 13 schools across the County.
School Board Chair Barbara Kanninen will host virtual Open Office Hours on Tue, Nov. 16, from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
There are so many great things happening in APS as we begin our second quarter. I continue visiting schools to observe lessons, intervention planning and other important work teachers and staff are doing to support students. I look forward to sharing more videos to highlight that work in the coming weeks.
Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary students and staff held their Quarter 1 Project-Based Learning (PBL) Showcase on November 3. A parade through the Green Valley community highlighted student work that had been completed throughout the first quarter.
A number of students were recently selected to state-wide honors music groups.