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Thursday, October 23, 2014

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What's Happening in Arlington

Aspire2excellence From the Classroom to Career

APS will host several events for parents to help their child(ren) succeed in the next phase of their academic or post academic career. Thu, Oct. 23 - College and Career Fair (#Countdown2CollegeNT); Mon, Oct. 27 - High School Information Night (#HSInfoNight); Mon, Nov. 3 - Middle School Information Night (#MSInfoNight). Please visit www.apsva.us/academicplanning for a variety of resources available for families to explore the educational and career options best suited for students.

Feedback Sought for FY 2016 Budget Communications

With the new school year off to a great start, APS officials are now turning their attention to launching the budget process for the 2015-16 school year. The School Board and Superintendent want to hear from as many stakeholders as possible before drafting the budget. (More) (Espanol)

More Seats for Students

Help Shape the Future of Our Schools

This fall, APS will host a series of community workshops and provide other engagement opportunities on upcoming capital planning efforts. Watch the new public service announcement to learn more about the capacity challenges at APS. Join others to discuss capacity options by participating the second of three Twitter Town Halls on Fri, Oct. 24 from noon-1 p.m. Use the hashtag #MSMS, or email questions directly to APS at moreseats@apsva.us. Please visit www.apsva.us/MoreSeats/Calendar for a complete schedule of meetings and events. (More)

APS Snapshots Snapshots Highlights Walk and Bike to School Day

In this week’s episode, Snapshots visits Henry Elementary School during the International Walk and Bike to School Day celebration on Oct. 8. The day encourages a healthy lifestyle for students. (More)

Green Scene Drew Students Learn about Whale Conservation with Visiting Author

In this week’s episode, Green Scene joins visiting author and illustrator Jennifer O'Connell visited Drew Model. Sponsored by Nature Generation and the Drew Model PTA, O’Connell spoke with children about her experiences with whale conservation and how it inspired her to write her award winning book, The Eye of the Whale.  (More

Photo Ops

School Board Recognition

LAYP The School Board recognized the students who participated in Leadership Arlington's Youth Program this summer.
SPQA The Board is presented with the U.S. Senate Productivity and Quality Awards for Virginia and the District of Columbia Gold Medallion.