Month: March 2021

Wakefield Wins 8 National Scholastic Art Awards!

  The 2021 National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards has been announced and Wakefield has 8 National Scholastic Medal Winners! Here is a list of our National Medal artists: American Visions Award and Gold Medalist: Aubrey Mahoney, 12th grade, Vulnerability, Digital Art Gold Medalist: Charlie Williams, 12th grade, Shadows of Democracy, Photography Silver Medalists: Leila Denino, 10th […]

FAFSA Assistance Available for High School Seniors

FAFSA completion rates are down in Virginia almost 10% from this time last year, with more drastic decreases at Title I-eligible schools and at schools that serve a population over 40% Black and Hispanic. To address this urgent need for students and families in Virginia, Virginia College Access Network (VirginiaCAN) and the State Council of […]

Honoring Those Who Make a Difference

Say Thank You to our APS Heroes! APS is gathering creative expressions of thanks to teachers and support staff who are making a difference to Arlington students during this challenging year. Send pictures, poems, letters, videos, artwork, dance, song, or any other expression of appreciation. PLEASE SHARE WITH US VIA DROPBOX BY APRIL 15: HTTPS://WWW.DROPBOX.COM/REQUEST/RQVBAVIHSSXPLLAWIQX1 […]

International Spanish Academy

The International Spanish Academy (ISA) program is an educational outreach initiative of the Ministry of Education of Spain where high performing schools in the United States and Canada implement a Spanish- English dual language immersion curriculum with the Ministry’s support and recognition. More information here: http://www.educacionyfp.gob.es/eeuu/en_US/convocatorias-programas/convocatorias-eeuu/isa.html

New School Support Line for Students, Staff & Parents

Help is available by calling 833-Me-Cigna (833-632–4462). APS is partnering with Cigna to provide a school support line for eight high schools and programs as a pilot. The schools participating initially are: Washington-Liberty, Wakefield, Yorktown, Arlington Community High School, Arlington Career Center, H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program, Langston and New Directions. APS is exploring the expansion […]