Friday 5 for September 2, 2022

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1. WATCH: First Day Video and Photo Highlights

We’re thrilled to welcome students back to school and celebrate our diverse community! Watch this teaser trailer of our annual back-to-school video. The entire video is debuting next week! Thanks for sharing your photos with us! View the first day of school photo gallery and our Wakelet, combining tweets from the first day. Continue to share your memories using #APSBack2School.

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2. Annual Online Verification Process (AOVP) is Now Open

Ensure that your contact information and other essential information about your student(s) are updated in ParentVUE. It’s important that all families complete the Annual Online Verification Process (AOVP) which is how we collect essential information and verify all families have reviewed important documents such as the Student Handbook and updated Student Code of Conduct. Video tutorials and ParentVUE activation instructions are available to help families complete AOVP. Contact your child’s school for AOVP assistance.

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3. Several Arlington Students Win ‘Extraordinary Teen Award’

Five recent graduates from Arlington Public Schools are winners of Arlington Magazine’s Extraordinary Teen Award. These students excel both inside and outside of the classroom. Read more about each of the students profiled in Arlington Magazine.– Zoe Davis, Yorktown High School– Will Parker IV, Wakefield High School– Antonia Jara Romero, Arlington Tech at Arlington Career Center– Kimiko Reed, Washington-Liberty High School– Anna Macon Corcoran, Yorktown High SchoolCongratulations to these extraordinary teens! We can’t wait to see everything they accomplish.

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4. Back-to-School Nights Coming this Month

Join us for Back-to-School Nights throughout September! Back-to-School Night is a chance for families to visit their student’s classroom and meet their teachers. Each school will communicate specific times and other details.

Thu, Sept. 8 – Elementary Back-to-School Night
Tue, Sept. 13 – Middle School Back-to-School Night
Wed, Sept. 21 – High School Back-to-School Night
Thu, Sept. 22 – H-B Woodlawn & Arlington Community High School Back-to-School Night
Thu, Sept. 29 – Career Center/Arlington Tech Back-to-School Night

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5. Enjoy the Holiday Break

Remember that school is closed through Monday in observance of Labor Day. See you back at school on Tue, Sept. 6!

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