"Functional Life" Parents Cry Foul

Parents of children in the Functional Life Skills program at Glebe elementary complained to the school board that they watched as the schools took months to redraw the boundaries for elementary schools, but notified them of changes without input. more »

Jun 18, 2013 in Schools (2 Comments)


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Boundary Changes Are Dead, Long Live the Boundary Changes

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Jun 11, 2013 by in Extra-Curricular


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Lessons from John

There are things that I and my classmates will experience in life that John will never get to, and as heartbreaking as it is, there is comfort in knowing that though John’s life was cut short, he made the most of being a happy with the time he had. more »

Jun 10, 2013 by Emma Sheehy in Schools (1 Comments)


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1700 Years of Experience Retires

Arlington Public Schools celebrated the careers of 82 retirees at a celebration before the school board meeting Thursday June 6, 2013. more »

Jun 7, 2013 by in Extra-Curricular

Special Needs Kids May Prove Central in English Language Arts Evaluations

The Arlington Public Schools Board and English Language Arts staff will convene next week in a work session to discuss a newly-released evaluation of the ELA program and the Plan for Improvement contained therein. more »

Jun 7, 2013 by in Extra-Curricular

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    Team Kids, Empowering Kids

    The idea behind Team Kids is that the kids do the planning and work. The adults merely make it possible. "It's a deliberate transfer of power," from the adults to the children, the group's founder said.

    Jun 11, 2013 7:12:18 AM

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    Civic Federation Elects Leadership

    Michael McMenamin of the Maywood neighborhood was voted into the position of Arlington Civic Federation president in a vote by acclamation last night. Carla de la Pava (Bellevue Forest) will be vice president.

    Jun 5, 2013 2:15:45 PM

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    Principals Named at Barcroft, Barrett

    Last night the Arlington Public Schools Board approved, Dan Redding as the new principal of Barrett Elementary School and Colette Bounet as the new principal of Barcroft Elementary School.

    May 31, 2013 11:35:12 AM


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