Community Engagement Opportunities July/August 2020

Dear Friends of APS:

Given persistent public health concerns, the 2020-21 school year start date changed to September 8 and all students will begin classes remotely until further notice. See Superintendent Durán’s update on reopening schools. The Superintendent is providing a Return-to-School status update at all School Board meetings, now through the fall.

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities: (Virtual until further notice)

Note:     July 22  Let’s Talk sessions canceled until further notice.

Next week:

Next month:

  • Wed. Aug. 5   Session #2 – Let’s Talk: Using Social Media for Social Action: From Bystander to Ally (Students ages 12-15) Register to attend.
    11:30 a.m.      Virtual meeting
  • Wed. Aug. 5   Session #2 – Let’s Talk: Using Social Media for Social Action: From Bystander to Ally (Students ages 16-21) Register to attend.
    1:00 p.m.       Virtual meeting
  • Th. Aug. 20      School Board Meeting: Superintendent presents Return-to-School Status Update. Adoption of Equity Policy.
    7:00 p.m.       Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Channel 41.

Arlington Community events:

  • July 20-24:  “At-Home Learning with WETA” Summer Session at weta.org.
    See Printable Schedule of educational programming and curriculum resources for children in pre-K to high school.
  • Wed, July 29  The Developing Brain: Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Connection
    3 – 4:30 p.m.     Register here.
  • Wed. Aug. 5    El Cerebro en Desarrollo: el Impacto de las Experiencias Adversas en la Niñez
    3 – 4:30 p.m.    Para registración gratuita oprima aquí

Important reminders:

Arlington Community Resources:

Visit www.apsva.us/Engage for more community engagement opportunities, School Board calendar, Arlington County’s Engage calendar.

Hope you are healthy and having an enjoyable summer.

Dulce Carrillo
Coordinator of Community Engagement  |  School and Community Relations