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SCHOOL SUPPORT LINE -833-Me-Cigna ​ (833-632–4462)

https://www.apsva.us/post/aps-partners-with-cigna-to-launch-school-support-line-pilot-program/   APS is partnering with Cigna to provide a school support line for some of seven high schools and programs as a pilot. The schools participating initially are: Washington-Liberty, Arlington Community High School, Arlington Career Center, H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program, Langston and New Directions. The support line is available now through September 30 to […]

COVID-19 VACCINATION INFORMATION

https://www.apsva.us/post/covid-19-vaccine-information/   APS is working with the Arlington County Public Health Department to ensure that all APS staff can register to receive the vaccine in Phase 1b, beginning with the first appointments on January 16.

APS Return to School Plan

  APS RETURN TO SCHOOL PLAN: https://www.apsva.us/school-year-2020-21/transition-to-hybrid-in-person-model/        

Parent Academy – Resources to Support Development of Children

https://parentacademy.apsva.us/   The APS Parent Academy offers parents and guardians of children attending schools in Arlington learning opportunities on a wide variety of subjects to support the academic, social and emotional development of children, such as: Child development Student achievement Wellness and mental health Parent advocacy Educational programs Internet safety Personal or family growth Supports and […]

HOW TO LOG IN TO ACCESS VIRTUAL CLASSES!

VIRTUAL LEARNING DEVICE: EVERY STUDENT SHOULD HAVE A MACBOOK AIR. IF YOU ARE HAVING TROUBLE WITH YOUR COMPUTER, SEND AN EMAIL TO darrell.johnson@apsva.us   PLATFORMS: APS IS USING TWO PLATFORMS FOR DAILY LEARNING- CANVAS – WHERE LESSONS AND SCHOOL WORK ARE STORED MICROSOFT TEAMS – WHERE YOU VIDEO CONFERENCE WITH TEACHERS AND STAFF   HOW […]

School Meal Sites – 21 Locations

https://www.apsva.us/school-year-2020-21/meal-services/ School Meal Sites When APS resumes meal distribution on Sept. 8, there will be 21 locations to better serve families. The locations include: Abingdon Elementary School, 3035 South Abingdon St. Arlington Career Center, 816 S. Walter Reed Dr. Arlington Traditional School, 855 N. Edison Street Ashlawn Elementary School, 5950 8th Rd. N. *Barcroft Elementary […]

Learn More About Distance Learning

https://www.apsva.us/school-year-2020-21/ Due to the pandemic, Arlington Public Schools will begin the 2020-21 school year in Full-Time Distance Learning, which begins on Tuesday, September 8. We are committed to providing students a quality educational experience, regardless of instructional model, and will work to meet the needs of each and every student. APS leaders will continue to […]

Information and Resources / Informacion y Recursos

https://careercenter.apsva.us/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2020/03/Resources-for-ACC-Ss-Families-5.pdf Information and Resources for families needing additional assistance during COVID-19 closures.

New Directions’ Vision and Mission!

Vision: Creating productive citizens one child at a time. Mission: In collaboration with community resources, we will provide support for responsible decision making and on-time graduation.