Community Engagement Opportunities – June/July

Dear Friends of APS:

We want to thank our entire community for your support of our students and staff to help us reach the last week of school!
Note you will receive a monthly update in July and August, resuming biweekly updates in September. Reach out with questions anytime.
Have a great summer!

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!

Tu. June 15         Open office hour for the K-12 Dual Language Immersion Visioning Process for K-12 community
7-8:00 p.m.        Join Zoom Meeting Here  Meeting ID: 953 1621 0353, Passcode: aDQ62C. For simultaneous interpretation in Spanish: Dial: 1-646-307-1479. Enter Conference ID: 8915541472

Th. June 24         Last School Board Meeting of the School Year: Consent: Family and Community Engagement Brief; Adoption of the FY 2022-24 Capital Improvement Plan & Action 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 Chair and Vice Chair; Appointment of Clerk and Deputy Clerk of the Board
9:30 a.m.            Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41.

SAVE-THE-DATE
W. Aug. 11          Community Town Hall to provide back-to-school updates for students and families
6 – 7:00 p.m.       Virtual Meeting

W. Aug. 11          Reunión Comunitaria en español para proporcionar actualizaciones sobre el regreso a la escuela para estudiantes y familias
7:30-8:30 p.m.   Reunión Virtual

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.

Now – June 17    Share Your County Logo Concepts. The new Arlington County logo will be used on all County communications and materials.
By 11:59 p.m.     Visit https://www.arlingtonva.us/submit-logo/ for more information.

Tu. June 15         Promoting Housing Stability Through Housing Policy, part of the 2021 Health Policy Summer Series hosted by George Mason University
1 – 2:00 p.m.       Details and registration link here.

Sun. June 20       Celebrate World Refugee Day 2021 with an art show & spoken word poetry from local immigrant and refugee artists
12 – 4:00 p.m.   Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center (3195 Row St. 22044). A bag of rice or bottle of cooking oil is requested for admission

June 23          A Trauma-Informed Response to Juvenile Gang Involvement, hosted by Arlington County & Northern Virginia Regional Gang Task Force
1 – 2:30 p.m.      Register here.

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/

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.