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Friday, February 12, 2016

What's Happening in Arlington

  • All APS Evening Activities and All Late Buses Are Canceled for Today
    The National Weather Service has issued a warning for icy road conditions today from 5pm to 11pm and encourages everyone to adjust their travel plans during this time. As a result of the forecast for rush hour this evening, all APS Late Athletic Buses as well as all APS evening activities are cancelled for today.  Tonight’s Summer Activities Fair is also canceled and will be held next Friday, Feb. 19. The APS Extended Day Program will close at the regular time, but parents are encouraged to pick up their children earlier if possible.

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  • Black History Month Celebrating Black History
    Join us in celebrating Black History Month. All month long on Twitter, APS staff share who inspires them; what Black History Month means; what it means to grow up African-American; and what message/words of wisdom they would share with students (watch a clip here). School and community events are available online.
    Featured upcoming events:

    Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.: A Soulful Celebration at Gunston Middle School featuring the Arlington Concert Orchestra and narrated by School Board member James Lander

    March 2, 6-8 p.m. Words Out Loud Community Celebration at Wakefield High School
    Join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtags #BlackHistory2Me #APSVABlackHistory2016 #BlackHistoryMonth.
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  • Stratford An Evening to Celebrate Arlington’s History Makers
    If you missed the event on Feb. 2 celebrating the historic anniversary of school integration in Arlington County, please use the links below to view the film that was shown at the event, "It's Just Me," or to watch the streamed video of the event itself.
    "It's Just Me" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtKtqbrbbQg
    Event streamed video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ynu_I4QytuE

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  • More Seats for Students CIP Community Forums
    Arlington Public Schools (APS) is seeking input at a series of community forum meetings as it develops its ten-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) during spring 2016. The CIP process will result in recommendations to the School Board for enhancing instructional opportunities and addressing capacity challenges in APS schools due to projected steady enrollment growth. Forum Dates:Feb. 17; Feb. 24; March 30; and April 13. (More)

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  • Summer Activities Fair Rescheduled for Feb. 19
    Due to inclement weather, the APS Summer Activities Fair has been rescheduled to the snow date on Fri, Feb. 19 from 6-8 p.m. at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 2nd Street, South. This event is free to the public and will provide Arlington residents with the opportunity to obtain information about activities that will be offered this summer by a variety of organizations. (More)

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  • video Featured Video: Green Scene

    In this week’s episode, Green Scene highlights a recycled art project done by students at Arlington Traditional School and Yorktown High School. (More)

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