This Thursday, I will conclude my first round of visits to all 42 schools for the 2022-23 school year and look forward to sharing highlights at this Thursday’s School Board meeting.
Arlington Public Schools (APS) continues to support the rights of our transgender, non-binary, and gender fluid students and remains committed to providing school environments that are welcoming, safe and supportive for all students.
School Board Member Mary Kadera will host virtual Open Office Hours on Monday, September 19, from 7 – 9 p.m.
Earlier this week, the National Merit Scholarship Program announced that 17 Arlington students are semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Competition.
I am starting the year with visits to all schools, and it is a joy to see our educators and students back in the classroom, engaging in lessons and activities developed to create a strong foundation for the current academic year.
As a school division, we take great pride in our school spirit and encourage student and fan participation. We also expect our students and fans to use sound judgment and demonstrate appropriate behavior that presents a positive viewing experience.
Olivia Van Hoey of Arlington, Virginia, studied Chinese (Mandarin) for six–seven weeks in Taiwan through a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI‑Y) scholarship.
I hope you had a great first week of school and enjoyed the Labor Day holiday. Here are updates for the week ahead.
Happy First Week of School! Thank you for helping to make the start of the 2022-23 school year a success. The start of a new year brings a mix of emotions for all—especially students transitioning to a new school—and we are grateful for your support and partnership in making sure every student has a strong start back to school.
APS welcomed students back to school on Mon, Aug. 29. Here’s a gallery of photos to remember the first day of school.