Community Engagement Opportunities – Sep/Oct 2022

Dear Friends of APS:

We hope you enjoyed the Labor Day weekend!

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities:

Th. Sept. 8        School Board Meeting: Start of School Update; Action on School Board 2022-23 Priorities; Information on Arlington Career Center Project Proposed Schematic Design
7:00 p.m.          Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41

Th. Sep. 22       School Board Meeting: Human Resources Update; Action on Arlington Career Center Project Proposed Schematic Design; Information on Amendment to School Board Policy B-3.6.30 School Board Advisory Committees and School Board Budget Direction
7:00 p.m.          Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41

Tu. Oct. 11       School Board Work Session on the Student Code of Conduct
6:30 p.m.          Watch Work Sessions Live here.

Th. Oct. 13       School Board MeetingHispanic Heritage Month Student Recognition; Amendment to School Board Policy B-3.6.30 School Board Advisory Committees and Revisions to School Board Policies D-9 Internal Audit, G-3.2.1 Salary, and M-15 Aquatics Facilities and Programs; Action on School Board Budget Direction
7:00 p.m.           Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41

Arlington Community Events:

Arlington County’s Missing Middle Housing Study team is seeking input from the community on the draft framework for expanding housing options in the County. Learn more and share your thoughts here. Translated versions of the online form: English, Spanish, Amharic, Arabic, Mongolian

Fri. Sep. 9         Music on the Plaza featuring The Collective, hosted by George Mason University
6 – 8:30 p.m.     3351 Fairfax Dr. 22201 (Bring a blanket or chair)

Mon, Sep. 19     Teleconnect Space Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, part of the County’s digital equity initiative, hosted by Arlington Public Library
4:30-6 p.m.        Columbia Pike Library

Wed. Sept. 28   A Virtual Conversation on Hope, Healing, and Recovery with Kevin Hines in recognition of Suicide Prevention Awareness and Recovery Month.
6 – 7:30 p.m.    Register today to join this free event.

SAVE-THE-DATE:
Th. Nov. 10      2022 Spirit of Community Luncheon, hosted by the Arlington Community Foundation
12:00 p.m.         Register today. The Westin Arlington Gateway

School Board Now Accepting Applications for Advisory Councils for the 2022-23 School Year
The School Board Advisory Councils and Committees provide input and feedback on the instructional and support programs, facilities, and operations of the Arlington Public Schools. The School Board values input from parents and members of the community as part of the APS decision-making process on operations, teaching and learning, and student support. Click here for more information.

Arlington County/Curative COVID-19 testing kiosk at Sequoia Plaza (2100 S. Washington Blvd, behind Human Services Bldg.)
Appointments are encouraged at curative.com.Arlington County offers free COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5–11 years old. Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. COVID-19 Information Line 703-228-7999.

Visit School Board calendar and Arlington County’s Engage calendar to learn more about engagement opportunities.

Note:  To read Community Engagement Opportunities in other languages, use the auto-translation feature at the top of this page to select preferred language.

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