Community Engagement Opportunities – June 2021

Dear Friends of APS:
We hope you had a restful Memorial Day weekend. As we approach the end of the 2020-21 school year, we want to thank you for all you do to support APS students. As you know, critical work continues throughout the summer in preparation for the 2021-22 school year and beyond. We greatly appreciate your input and support.

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities:

Now – 6/20         Planning Unit Data Review. K-12 Planning Unit Data Review Questionnaire. Review the data by planning unit, for use in the Fall 2021 boundary adjustments for middle and high schools, as well as for Abingdon and Dr. Charles R. Drew elementary schools. More info at Engage with APS!

W. June 2            Virtual Community Information Session on the K-12 Planning Unit Data Review Process 
7 – 8:30 p.m.       Microsoft TEAMS

Th. June 3           School Board Meeting: Action on Name for Spanish Immersion School at ATS Site. Info on School Board’s Proposed FY 2022-2024 Capital Improvement Plan & School Resource Officer Work Group Update & Superintendent Recommendations
7:00 p.m.            Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41.

M. June 7            Virtual Staff Open Office Hours on the K-12 Planning Unit Data Review Process
12 – 1:00 p.m.   Microsoft TEAMS

Tu. June 8           School Board Work Session on the Student Code of Conduct
6 – 8:00 p.m.      Watch Work Sessions Live here.

Tu. June 8            Virtual Community Q&A on the Superintendent’s Proposed FY22 Capital Improvement Plan
7 – 8:00 p.m.      Microsoft Teams

W. June 9            Joint School Board/County Board Work Session on the School Board Proposed FY 2022-24 Capital Improvement Plan
4 – 6:00 p.m.      Virtual meeting hosted on Arlington TV’s YouTube Channel

Th. June 10         School Board Meeting: Public Hearing on the School Board Proposed FY 2022-24 Capital Improvement Plan
8:00 p.m.            Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41.

M. June 14          Virtual School Board Work Session #4 on the School Board Proposed FY 2022-24 Capital Improvement Plan
7 – 9:00 p.m.       Watch Work Sessions Live here.

Th. June 24         Last School Board Meeting of the School Year: Family and Community Engagement Brief; Action on the FY 2022-24 Capital Improvement Plan & on School Resource Officer Work Group – Superintendent’s Recommendations
7:00 p.m.            Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41.

Th. July 1             School Board Organizational Meeting: Election of the Chair and Vice Chair of the Board
9:30 a.m.            Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41.

Arlington Community events:
Arlington County’s Public Health Division is offering free, walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics to individuals ages 12+, no appointment required. Children 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. These clinics are for first dose only. The full schedule is available online.

Arlington County offers free, virtual U.S. Citizenship Classes and a scholarship for the USCIS application fee for eligible residents, based on household income. Learn more here or contact Susan at 703-228-1198.

Th. June 10         The Frasers of Green Valley. Learn about their role and legacy, hosted by the Arlington Historical Society 
7:00 p.m.            Virtual event. Register here.

Tu. June 15         State of the County & Public Safety Awards hosted by the Arlington Chamber of Commerce
8 – 9:45 a.m.       Register here. (Your fee will provide breakfast for a first-responder or public safety personnel)

7/12 – 9/17        Summer English classes at REEP for adults. Testing new students now. Class information at: https://www.apsva.us/reep/class-information/

7/19 – 7/22        Leadership Arlington Youth Program for rising 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th graders. Application deadline is June 11. More information can be found here.

Note: 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 a different language.

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

Thank you.

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