Community Engagement Opportunities – Sep/Oct 2021

Dear Friends of APS:
We hope the start of autumn is going well for you. As we continue into the fall, APS is working to evaluate and meet individual student needs – academically, socially and emotionally.
Thank you for your continuous support.

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities:

Th. Sep. 30       School Board Meeting: Update on Mathematics; Information on Internal Audit Annual Plan & FY 2023 Budget Direction.
7:00 p.m.          Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41

Tu. Oct. 5         School Board Work Session on Boundary and Immersion Feeder Adjustments
6:30 p.m.          Watch Work Sessions Live here.

Th. Oct. 14       School Board Meeting: Recognition of exemplary Latinx students during Hispanic Heritage Month; Action on FY 2023 School Board Budget Direction.
7:00 p.m.          Watch School Board meetings live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Ch. 41

Tu. Oct. 19       School Board Work Session on Homework and Communication of Student Progress
6:30 p.m.          Watch Work Sessions Live here.

Arlington Community Events:

Arlington County is offering free, walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics to individuals ages 12+, no appointment required. Children 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. These clinics are for first dose only.

Now – Jan. 8     Columbia Pike: Through the Lens of Community, a unique exhibition of photographs that celebrates the extraordinary cultural diversity found in Arlington’s 22204 neighborhood.
Library of Virginia Exhibition Gallery, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond 23219

Wed. Oct. 6     Celebrate Home! Benefit event honoring the extraordinary leadership of Nina Janopaul, APAH’s President/CEO for 14 years.
5 – 8:00 p.m.    Buy tickets here. Holiday Inn, 4610 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington 22203 (outdoor, tented event)

Sat. Oct. 9        15th annual Soccer Tournament for 12 – 17 year-old girls & boys, hosted by the Arlington Gang Prevention Task Force
10 a.m.-7 p.m.   Pre-Registration required. $9 includes T-shirt & lunch. Virginia Highlands Park, 1600 S. Hayes St. 22202

Sat. Oct. 16      Reencuentro: Latinos in Arlington celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, sponsored by Arlington County Centennial Committee
2 – 5:00 p.m.     Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. 22201 (indoor & outdoor)

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Happy start of fall!

Dulce Carrillo
Supervisor of Public Engagement  |  School and Community Relations
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