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Friday, May 06, 2016

What's Happening in Arlington

  • Stratford designation School Board Acts to Support Historic Designation of Stratford
    At last night’s meeting, the School Board acted to support historic designation of the Stratford Site, based on design guidelines and designation language for the site developed collaboratively by County Historic Preservation Program and APS staff. Stratford is the location where the integration of schools first occurred in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The proposed guidelines honor the historical significance of the site, and balance the importance of architectural preservation with the renovations that are being planned to expand the school building to accommodate growing enrollment. The County Board will consider the guidance for approval in June.

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  • School Board Approves FY17 Final Budget
    The Arlington School Board adopted its FY 2017 final budget at last night’s meeting. The approved budget totals $581,941,859 which includes an additional $2,042,993 in ongoing County funds and an additional $1,336,437 from the Future Budget Years Reserve. (More)

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  • Superintendent Presents Proposed 2017-26 CIP
    The Superintendent presented his proposed 2017-26 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). Staff reviewed the community engagement process that was used to gather input and, based on projections, identified high school seats countywide and elementary seats in the Rosslyn/Ballston/Lee Highway corridor as the most pressing needs for APS in the next 10 years. (More)

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  • Mental Health The School Counselor and Student Mental Health

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month. School counselors recognize and respond to the need for mental health and behavioral prevention, early intervention and crisis services that promote psychosocial wellness and development for all students. School counselors are prepared to address barriers and to assess ways to maximize students’ success in schools, communities and their family structure by offering education, prevention, and crisis and short-term intervention until the student is connected with available community resources. Join the conversation using hashtag #BeAwareCare.

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  • Summer School Important Summer School Registration Deadline on May 6

    APS reminds families that an important Summer School Registration deadline is approaching on Fri, May 6. For more infomration, including which course registration closes on May 6, click here
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  • Dream Dream, Explore, Create Your Own Path
    Superintendent Dr. Patrick Murphy and the Arlington Public Schools team invite all students and their families to explore students’ individual paths, plan for their future, and connect with counselors and career professionals at a Signature event, Dream, Explore, Create Your Own Path, taking place on Sat, May 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wakefield High School. (More) (Español)

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  • video Featured Video: #digitalAPS

    In this episode, #digitalAPS: Exploring Instructional Frontiers talks with Jefferson Middle School students who are part of the school’s TECHGirls club. (More)

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