Community Engagement Opportunities – April 2022

Dear Friends of APS:

Happy Spring! Thank you for your valuable support and for engaging with us. You make a difference for our students.

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities:

This Week
Th. Apr. 7         School Board Meeting: Special Education Annual Plan; Month of the Military Child Resolution; School and Community Relations / FACE Update; Action on School Board Proposed FY 2023 Budget; Information on Arlington Career Center Concept Design.
7:00 p.m.          Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41

Fri. Apr. 8         School Board/County Board Joint Budget Work Session: FY2023 Budget – Schools
3 – 5:00 p.m.     Bozman Government Center, 2100 Clarendon Blvd. Room #307,  22201. Watch live online or via TV broadcast.

This Month
Th. Apr. 21       Budget Work Session #6 – School Board proposed changes
6:30– 8:30 pm  Watch Work Sessions Live here.

Th. Apr. 28       School Board Meeting: Action on Arlington Career Center Concept Design; Information on School Start Times
7:00 p.m.          Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41

Next Month
Th. May 5         School Board Meeting: Public Hearing on the School Board Proposed FY 2023 Budget
7:00 p.m.          Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41

Arlington Community Events:
Arlington County/Curative COVID-19 testing kiosk at Sequoia Plaza (2100 S. Washington Blvd, behind Human Services Bldg.) Appointments are encouraged at curative.comFree COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5–11 years old. Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. COVID-19 Information Line 703-228-7999.

Last call:
Thu. Apr. 7       PreK Application Assistance Evening. Last chance to get in-person help before the April 15 deadline.
5-8:00 p.m.       Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Wed. Apr. 13   What’s Next for Western Clarendon? Panel hosted by the Committee of 100
7 – 8:15 p.m.    Register here.

By Apr. 15        Elementary School Options and Transfers. Families interested in attending a Pre-K/Elementary option school or program for the 2022-2023 school year must apply online between Feb 1 – April 15, 2022, at 4 p.m.

By Apr. 15        Latinx Leadership Academy for high school freshmen and sophomores, hosted by the VA Latino Higher Education Network. Program June 23-25, 2022 at James Madison University.

Now-Apr 15     FREE annual tax preparation for low-income and elderly persons, provided by ECDC.
By appt.           901 S. Highland St. 22204 (M-Sat, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) Call 703.685.0520, ext. 240 or email

Now-Apr 15     AUSA Scholarships available! Applicants must be affiliated with the GW chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army to apply. Call 757-532-4410 or email for more information.

Sat. Apr. 23      Arlington Teen Summer Job Fair for 14 – 18-year-olds, hosted by Arlington County
10 am-12 pm    Thomas Jefferson Community Center, 3501 2nd St. South 22204

Sat. Apr. 23       Arlington Bunny Hop, a run to raise funds for Arlington-based charities, hosted by Clarendon United Methodist Church
8:00 a.m.           Register here!

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Visit to learn more about engagement opportunities, School Board calendar, Arlington County’s Engage calendar.

Dulce Carrillo
Supervisor of Public Engagement  |  School and Community Relations
Follow me on Twitter @dulceAPS