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Student Participation Opportunity: Relationship Between our Schools and School Resource Officers (SROs)

Student Message for Canvas: Student Participation Opportunity: APS seeks the student perspective in a new Work Group that will review the relationship between our schools and School Resource Officers (SROs) during this school year, and will present recommendations to the Superintendent and School Board in June 2021. Students in Grades 10-12 are encouraged to apply […]

APS Return to School Plan

https://www.apsva.us/school-year-2020-21/transition-to-hybrid-in-person-model/ Information on returning to school using the hybrid 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.  

Substance Abuse Resources

Below are resources for substance abuse: Videos: https://www.apsva.us/student-services/substance-abuse-counselors/substance-abuse-resources/ Webpage: https://www.apsva.us/student-services/substance-abuse-counselors/