Community Engagement Opportunities – December 2021

Dear Friends of APS:
As the winter rapidly approaches, we want to thank you for your engagement with our community. Wishing you a warm holiday season!

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities:

FINAL CALL: Teacher and Principal of the Year Nominations are due Wed, Dec. 8!

Th. Dec. 9        School Board Work Session on the Compensation Study
6:30 p.m.          Watch Work Sessions Live here.

Tu. Dec. 14       School Board Work Session on the Program of Studies and Gifted Services
6:30 p.m.          Watch Work Sessions Live here.

Th. Dec. 16       School Board Meeting: Recognition of School Board member Monique O’Grady. Consent on Summer Learning Opportunities & Career Center Building Level Planning Committee Charge; Action on the 2022-23 School Year Calendar; Information on the Middle and High School Program of Studies
7:00 p.m.          Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41

Th. Jan. 6          School Board Meeting: Recognition of new School Board member Mary Kadera; Monitoring of Strategic Plan & Immersion Revisioning; Action on the Middle and High School Program of Studies
7:00 p.m.          Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41

Arlington Community Events:

Arlington County is offering free COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5–11 years old, next week Dec 14-17, after school at four schools. No appointment necessary. Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

W. Dec. 8         Join County Manager Mark Schwartz to share your thoughts on the FY 2023 Operating Budget
6:30 p.m.          Go to the Arlington County Facebook Page to join the conversation. Now – Dec. 20 Arlington County seeks your feedback on the FY 2023 Operating Budget.

W. Dec. 8        What’s to Come for National Landing? Plans for Crystal City, Pentagon City and Potomac Yard, hosted by the Arlington Committee of 100.
7 – 8:00 p.m.     Click here to register.

F. Dec. 10         97th Annual Meeting of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce.
11:30am-2pm   Click here to register.

Now – Jan. 8     Columbia Pike: Through the Lens of Community, a unique exhibition of photographs that celebrates the extraordinary cultural diversity found in Arlington’s 22204 neighborhood.Library of Virginia Exhibition Gallery, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond 23219

M. Jan. 17         2022 MLK Day of Service:  “A Day On, Not A Day Off”! Hosted by Volunteer Arlington.
9 a.m. – Noon  Learn more here.

Note:
APS will be closed Dec 20 – 31, 2021. The next update will be sent in January 2022.

To read Community Engagement Opportunities in other languages, visit https://www.apsva.us/school-community-relations/community-engagement-opportunities/ and use the auto-translation feature at the top of the page to select preferred language.

Visit www.apsva.us/Engage to learn more about engagement opportunities, School Board calendar, Arlington County’s Engage calendar.

Happy holidays!

Dulce Carrillo
Supervisor of Public Engagement  |  School and Community Relations
Follow me on Twitter @dulceAPS