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School Board Accepting Applications for School Board Advisory Councils for the 2023-24 School Year
Advisory Councils and Committees provide input and feedback on the instructional and support programs, facilities, and operations of APS. Click here for more?information.

July 2024

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities:

Mon, July 8???????? School Board Organizational Meeting: Election of the Chair and Vice Chair; Appointment of the Clerk and deputy Clerk of the Board
10:30 am??????????? Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center,?2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Thu, July 18 ?????? School Board Meeting: Appointments to School Board Advisory Committees; Internal Audit Final Report C Tentative; Action on the Resolution of the 鶹 School Board Adopting Payment of Prevailing Wages.
7:00 pm???????????????Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center,?2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Tue, July 23??????? Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) designed for adults who regularly interact with adolescents (age 12-18) experiencing a mental health crisis or addictions challenge.
9 am C 3 pm?????? Hybrid (2-hour, self-paced online and in-person). . For questions, contact?.

 

June 2024

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities:

Tue. June 4 ????????School Board Work Sessions?on?Planning Factors?and a Joint School Board and County Board Work Session on the?Capital Improvement Plan
1 C 5:00 pm????????Watch Work Sessions online,?on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center,?2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Tue. June 4 ????????School Board Work Sessions?on the?Capital Improvement Plan?(CIP) with the Council of School Facilities and Capital Programs (FAC) and Joint Facilities Advisory Committee (JFAC)
6:30-8:30 pm?????Watch Work Sessions online,?on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center,?2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Thu. June 6? ???????School Board Meeting: Student Recognitions (Athletic Awards, Latin Exam, Music Honors, and National Scholastics) and?Multicultural Student Achievement Network (MSAN); FY 2024 3rd Quarter Fiscal Monitoring Report; Action on the FY 2025 Final Budget; Information on the School Board?Proposed FY 2025-34 Capital Improvement Plan?(CIP) and the Strategic Plan – Superintendents Proposed Implementation & Monitoring Elements
7:00 pm???????????????Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center,?2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Tue, June 11? ?????School Board Meeting: Public Hearing on?the School Boards?Proposed FY 2025-34 Capital Improvement Plan?(CIP)
7:00 pm???????????????Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center,?2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Thu, June 20????? School Board Meeting:?Appointments to School Board Advisory Committees; Annual Reports from the Advisory Council on Teaching and Learning (ACTL), Budget Advisory Council (BAC), and Council on School Facilities and Capital Programs (FAC); Action on the Final?FY 2025-34 Capital Improvement Plan(CIP) and the Strategic Plan – Superintendents Proposed Implementation & Monitoring Elements; Information on?Revisions to the 2024-25 School Year Calendar?7:00 pm???????????????Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center,?2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

鶹 Community Events:School Board Accepting Applications for School Board Advisory Councils for the 2024-25 School Year
The?School Board Advisory Councils and Committees?provide the School Board and administrators input and feedback on the instructional and support programs, facilities, and operations of the 鶹 Public Schools. The School Board values input from parents and members of the community as part of the APS decision-making process on operations, teaching and learning, and student support. The School Board is now accepting applications to serve as a School Board Advisory Council member.?Click here to learn more.

Thu, June 6??????????hosted by the 鶹 Chamber of Commerce
5:30 C 7 pm????????. VHC Health, 1701 N George Mason Drive, 22205

Sat, June 8?????????. Turn in unwanted weapons in exchange for a gift card.
8 am C 12 pm??? 鶹 Assembly of God, 4501 N Pershing Dr. 22203

Tue, June 11?????? Attention young professionals! Volunteer 鶹’s next?, hosted by?
5:30 C 7 pm ???????. UPSIDE on Moore, 1700 N Moore, Level M2, 22209

Wed, June 12???? Sips, Savories & the Arts celebrating 70 Years?of Nonpartisan Civic Education by the?, hosted by the?
6:00 p.m.?????????????.

Now C June 14?? Project PEACE seeks teens to establish its first-ever??(YAC) to promote health and build leadership skills among 鶹 teensFor Teens ???????????.

Fri,?June 14??????? Salsa in the Park! Hosted by 鶹 Parks & Rec
5:30-8:30 pm?????| Long Branch Nature Center, 625 S Carlin Springs Rd, 22203

Sat, June 15?????? Soccer game between 鶹 County Sheriffs Office vs. 鶹 Soccer coaches and staff
6:00 pm?????????????? Washington-Liberty High School, 1301 N Stafford St. 22201

Sun, June 16??????, presented by Walk鶹 in partnership with the Black Heritage Museum of 鶹 and Columbia Pike Partnership
1 C 3:00 pm??????? Towers Park, 801 S. Scott St.

Now – Jun 19???? ???, photographs by Lloyd Wolf from the collection of the National Endowment for the Arts Survey Grant-funded 鶹 Photographic Documentary Project (APDP), 2206 S Monroe St, 22206

Wed, June 19??? : What Freedom Means to Me, Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Amazon, , , and .
4 C 7:00 pm?????? . Metropolitan Park, 1330 S fair St. 22202

Thu,?June 20????? Sign Unveiling at Fort Ethan Allen Park Hosted by 鶹 Parks & Rec
9:30 am?????????????? ?| 3829 N Stafford St, 22207

Thu, June 20 ???? Virtual??hosted by??for PRIDE Month, honoring & spreading awareness about the LGBTQIA+ community.?10 am-1 pm?????? Register?.

Sat, June 22 ?????鶹 County . Volunteer pro bono defense attorneys will be present.
10 am C 1 pm??? . 鶹 Presbyterian Church, 918 S Lincoln St. 22204

Sat, June 22 ????? 18th Annual Gang Prevention Soccer Tournament to help at-risk youth: Empower our Youth, One Goal at a Time, hosted by the 鶹 Gang Prevention Task Force
10 am C 6 pm?????by 6/14. Washington-Liberty High School, 1301 N Stafford St. 22201

May 2024

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities:

Thu. May 9 ???????? School Board Meeting: Recognition of Yorktown High School, Les Misrables; Student Advisory Board Annual Report; Information on the Career Center Name Change and Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) Legislative Positions
7:00 pm?????????????? Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center,?2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Thu. May 16 ????? School Board Meeting: Recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and ; Action on the Career Center Name Change and Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) Legislative Positions; Information on the Superintendents Proposed FY 2025-34 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)
7:00 pm?????????????? Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center,?2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Fri. May 17???????? Youth Mental Health First Aid Training hosted monthly by the Office of Student Services for staff, families and community members.
9 am C 3 pm?????? Hybrid course. . Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Sat. May 18??????? , hosted by the
9:30 C 2:30 pm? . Washington-Liberty High School, 1301 N Stafford St. 22201

Thu. May 30?????? School Board Work Sessions on the Capital Improvement Plan and the Strategic Plan
9 am- 4 pm???????? Watch Work Sessions online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center,?2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

鶹 Community Events:

By May 3???? ??????? The?Committee is accepting applications. Email?C2101@ausa.org?for this years scholarship program?thru 5/3.(Flyer attached)

By May 6!?????????? ?available to recent high school graduates and non-traditional students. Each recipient may be awarded up to?$20,000to pursue a career and technical education program. Contact the .

Fri, May 3 ?????????? . Concerned about how the Commonwealth funds public schools? Join Mason’s?at the Schar School for this timely webinar.
Noon-1:15 pm?? Free. .

Sat. May 4 ????????? Newcomer Health Fair, Free health services, interpretation available, hosted by
10:30-2:30 pm?? ECDC Community Center, 903 S Highland St. 22204

Sat. May 4 ????????? Meals to Thrive On: Savoring Community, hosted by
10:30am-12pm? , 918 S Lincoln St. #2

Sun. May 5???????? Opening Reception for , photographs by Lloyd Wolf from the collection of the National Endowment for the Arts Survey Grant-funded 鶹 Photographic Documentary Project (APDP)
1 C 6:00 pm??????? , 2206 S Monroe St, 22206

Tue. May 7????????? , virtual workshop with 鶹 County Department of Voter Registration & Elections Director, co-hosted by the
6:30-7:30 pm???? Virtual event. .

Wed. May 8??????? ?and? Virtual information session for Classes of 2025, hosted by the .
12:00 pm???????????? Register here.

Wed. May 8??????? Quiz the (County Board) Candidates Night, hosted by the
7 – 8:15 pm???????? . Watch virtually or in person at Mason Square, Van Metre Hall Auditorium, 3351 Fairfax Dr, 22201

Thu. May 16 ????? Annual celebrates the culmination of??and??Classes of 2024.
1-5, 5-6:30 pm ? . National Rural Electric Cooperative Association

Wed. May 22???? Celebrating Our Diversity Fundraising Gala: Welcoming Newcomers, part of s 27th annual national 2-day conference on Global Refugee Crises: Enhancing Protection & Durable Solutions
7 C 11:00 pm????? . Double Tree Crystal City, 300 Army Navy Dr, 22202

鶹s VA250 events can be found on the 鶹 Historical Society home page.

! APS students can visit their schools?Transportation Coordinator.

Find your 鶹 School Board Civic Association Liaison here.

FLU/COVID-19/RSV PCR TESTVisit this link for more information on locations and/or scheduling .

Note: APS Community Engagement Opportunities can be found online with translations into: Espa?ol? ߧԧ?? ?????? ????????? (Other languages)

Thank you.

Dulce Carrillo
Supervisor of Public Engagement? |? School and Community Relations

April 2024

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities:

Tue. Apr. 9 ???????? Budget Work Session with the Budget Advisory Council
6:30 p.m.??????????? Watch?Work?Sessions Live?here?or at Syphax Education Center, Rooms 254-258

Thu. Apr. 11 ?????? School Board Meeting: Special Action Item: Election of the Interim Vice-Chair of the Board; Elementary English Language Arts Update; Action on School Boards Proposed FY 2025 Budget
7:00 p.m.????????????Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center,?2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Thu. Apr. 18?????? Youth Mental Health First Aid Training hosted monthly by the APS Office of Student Services for staff, families and community members.
9 am C 3 pm?????? Hybrid course. . Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Thu. Apr. 25 ??????School Board Meeting: 2024 Honored Citizens Recognition; Secondary English Language Arts Update; Information on Revisions to Policies I-10.30 Support for Students-Wellness and M-2 Foreign Exchange Student Programs
7:00 p.m.????????????Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center,?2110 Washington Blvd. 22204


鶹 Community Events:

Sat. April 6????????? 2024?, annual employment and volunteer expo serving 14 to 18 year-olds.?Hundreds of summer job opportunities and more!
10 am C 1 pm?????. Thomas Jefferson Community Center,?3501 2nd St South, 22204

Now C Apr. 15??? 2024? –?Apply by April 15!鶹 Public School teachers can receive a $4,000 stipend for a summer fellowship in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math)

March 2024

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities:

Thu. Mar. 7 ??????? School Board Meeting: Recognition March is Arts in the Schools Month; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Update; Information on Revisions to School Board Policy B-3.2 Board Leadership
7:00 p.m.??????????? Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41 ,?or at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Fri. Mar. 8????????? Youth Mental Health First Aid Training hosted monthly by the APS Office of Student Services for staff, families and community members.
9 am C 3 pm?????? Hybrid course. . Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Wed. Mar. 13???? for families to explore APS and other programs and supports, and enjoy snacks!
6:30-7:30 p.m.?? Hoffman-Boston Elementary, 1415 S Queen St. 22204

Thu. Mar. 14 ???? School Board Meeting: Public Hearing on the Superintendents Proposed FY 2025 Budget
7:00 p.m.??????????? Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Mon. Mar. 18???? for families to explore APS and other programs and supports, and enjoy snacks!
6:00-7:30 p.m.?? Wakefield High School Cafeteria, 1325 S Dinwiddie St. 22206

Tue. Mar. 19????? School Board Budget Work Sessions
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.?? Watch?Work?Sessions Live?here?or at Syphax Education Center, Rooms 254-258

Thu. Mar. 21 ???? School Board Meeting: Recognition of Posse Scholars and QuestBridge Scholars; Update on Strategic Planning Development; Action on Revisions to School Board Policy B-3.2 Board Leadership
7:00 p.m.??????????? Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Fri. Mar. 22???????? School Board and County Board Joint Budget Work Session
3:00 p.m.???????????? Watch . County Board Meeting Room, Bozman Government Center,?2100 Clarendon Blvd. Ste. 307, 22201

鶹 Community Events:

Mon. Mar. 4?????? Family Literacy Night for Students who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ACC)
5 C 6:30 p.m.????? . 鶹 Central Library Auditorium, 1015 N Quincy St. 22201

Sat. Mar. 9????????? ?hosted by?. Open for all current middle and high school students
10 am-3:30pm?? . George Mason University, Mason Square, 3351 Fairfax Dr. 22201

Now C May 3????? The George Washington Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) 2024 Scholarship Committee is accepting applications. Email C2101@ausa.org for this years scholarship program commencing now through May 3, 2024.

Find your 鶹 School Board Civic Association Liaison here.

FLU/COVID-19/RSV PCR TEST

Visit this link for more information on locations and/or scheduling .

February 2024

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities:

Fri. Feb. 2??????????? 65th anniversary of the Integration of 鶹 Public Schools to honor and celebrate the desegregation of Stratford Jr. High and APS
6:30-8 p.m.???????? Dorothy Hamm Middle School, 4100 Vacation Lane, 22207

Sat. Feb. 3?????????? Open house?to explore civil rights history, the new Dorothy Hamm building and other fun activities
10 a.m.-2 p.m.?? Dorothy Hamm Middle School, 4100 Vacation Lane, 22207

Thu. Feb. 8????????? Youth Mental Health First Aid Training hosted monthly by the APS Office of Student Services and open to staff, families and community members.

Thu. Feb. 8 ???????? School Board Meeting: School Board Appreciation Month and Service Awards; Appointments to Advisory Committees; FY 2024 Mid-Year Fiscal Monitoring Report and Human Resources Update
7:00 p.m.??????????? Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Tue. Feb. 13??????? , Past to Present: African American Influences in the Arts. Enjoy food, music, dance and culture!
5 C 8:00 p.m.????? Gunston Middle School, 2700 S Lang St, 22206

Tue. Feb. 20 ????? School Board Work?Session?#1?with?the?Advisory Council on Teaching & Learning
6:30 p.m. ?????????? Watch?Work?Sessions Live?here. Syphax Education Center, 2nd FL School Board Room, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Thu. Feb. 22 ????? School Board Meeting: Recognition of Black History Month; National Board Certified Teachers and Superintendent Dr. Francisco Durn, Effie H Jones Humanitarian Award; Science Update
7:00 p.m.??????????? Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Thurs. Feb. 29 ? ?School Board Meeting: Superintendents Proposed FY 2025 Budget Presentation
7:00 p.m.??????????? Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

APS Job Opportunities:

Wed. Feb. 21???? APS Substitute Job?Fair?hosted by?鶹 Public Schools9 C 11:00 a.m.??? .? Syphax Education Center, 2nd?floor,?2110 Washington Blvd, 22204

Wed. Feb 21?????? Pathways to Teaching in 鶹 Virtual Presentation hosted by?鶹 Public Schools
5 – 6:00 p.m.?????? . A TEAMS invitation will be sent.

Sat. Feb 24??????????Virtual Critical Needs Teacher Job Fair hosted by?鶹 Public Schools
9 am-1:00 pm??? . A TEAMs invitation will be sent.

鶹 Community Events:

Now C Feb. 12 ? The??(ACF) provides about $600,000 in student aid for the coming school year.??to view all available scholarships and FAQs. Apply for 100+ scholarships with one application. Submit application, transcripts & letters of recommendation by Feb. 12! To help review scholarships, by Feb. 15.

Now – Feb 13???? Early Registration opens for ! Registration for those who qualify for , open Feb. 5-13.

Now C May 3????? The George Washington Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) 2024 Scholarship Committee is accepting applications. Email C2101@ausa.org for this years scholarship program commencing now through May 3, 2024.

Mon. Feb 5???????? Early Registration opens for at noon! Registration for those who qualify for , open Feb. 5-13

Mon. Feb 5????????Info Session for Volunteers Needed to help Tackle the Opioid Epidemic, hosted by the (AARI)
6 C 7:30 p.m. ???? . 2120 Washington Blvd. 22204

Thu. Feb. 8???????? Virtual Workshop
9 am- Noon??????? .

Thu. Feb. 8???????? hosted by the
5 C 7:00 p.m.????? Central Place Plaza, 1800 N Lynn St. 22209

Mon. Feb. 12????? family-friendly bowling and fundraising event for the
5:30-7:30 p.m.?? . Bolwero 鶹, 320 23rd Street S, Crystal City, 22202

Tue. Feb. 13??????? General Meeting hosts APS leaders
7:00 p.m.???????????? Virginia Hospital Center, 1701 N George Mason Dr. 22205

Sat. Feb. 24???????? to celebrate African American history, heritage, and culture while enjoying live entertainment delicious food, and dozens of vendors, hosted by 鶹 County.
Noon – 5 p.m. ? ? ?Charles Drew Community Center, 3500 23rd St S, 22206

Mon. Feb. 26????? and Panel Discussion:
6:30-7:45 p.m.?? 鶹 Central Library Auditorium, 1015 N Quincy St. 22201

January 2024

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities:

Tue. Jan. 9? ? ? ? ? ?CANCELED – School Board Work?Session?#1?with?the?Advisory Council on Teaching & Learning
6:30 p.m. ?????????? Watch?Work?Sessions Live?here. Syphax Education Center, 2nd FL School Board Room, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Wed. Jan. 10????? Extended Day Program is hiring. Come for an interview!
2 C 5:00 p.m.????? Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Thu. Jan. 11 ?????? School Board Meeting CANCELED

Wed. Jan. 17????? APS Substitute Job?Fair?hosted by?鶹 Public Schools
9 C 11:00 a.m.??? . Syphax Education Center, 2nd?floor?2110 Washington Blvd, 22204

Tue. Jan. 23 ?????? School Board Work?Session #1 with the?Advisory Council on Teaching & Learning
6:30 p.m. ?????????? Watch?Work?Sessions Live?here. Syphax Education Center, 2nd FL School Board Room, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Thu. Jan. 25 ?????? School Board Meeting: Welcome New Board Member Miranda Turner and 2024 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Contest Winners; Appointments to Advisory Committees; Career and Technical Education (CTE) Work-Based Learning Briefing; Action on on Final Fiscal Close-Out Status Report and the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Quarterly Report
7:00 p.m.???????????? Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Fri. Jan. 26????????? APS Cultural Night, hosted by APS students, 鶹 Career Center, with the support of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
6 C 9:00 p.m.????? Wakefield High School, 1325 S Dinwiddie St. 22206

Wed. Jan. 31????? APS Summer Activities Fair. Get ready for summer by exploring available programs, camps, and activities throughout the region for children of all ages.
6-8:00 p.m.???????? Kenmore Middle School, 200 S Carlin Springs Rd. 22204


鶹 Community Events:

Wed. Jan. 3???????? Virtual Financial Class: Credit Reports & Credit Scores, hosted by
12:00 p.m.?????????? for?1st?Wednesday 12 – 1 p.m. classes
6:00 p.m.???????????? for?1st?Wednesday 6 C 7 p.m. classes

Thu. Jan. 11? ? ? ACF Scholarship application help session
3 C 5:00 p.m.? ?. 鶹 Career Center, 816 S Walter Reed Dr. 22204

Mon. Jan. 15?????? ? sponsored by APS and hosted by Volunteer 鶹. Sign up for an in-person, DIY, or virtual volunteer opportunity and celebrate Dr. King’s legacy.
8:30 a.m. C 12??? Washington-Liberty High School, 1301 N Stafford St. 22201

Wed. Jan. 24????? . Middle/High school teens come to 鶹 Mill Community Center. Anonymous housing and homeless resources. For teensAfterschool – 8 p.m. 909 S Dinwiddie St. 22204

Now C Feb. 1 ???? awards $3,500 in renewable college scholarships annually to 100 high-achieving students, all of whose immigration status creates barriers to higher education,? Our scholarship is renewable annually. Apply by Feb. 1!

Now C Feb. 5 ???? The??(ACF) provides about $600,000 in student aid for the coming school year.??to view all available scholarships, FAQs, and additional resources. Apply for 100+ scholarships with one application. Apply by Feb. 5!

Now C May 3????? The George Washington Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) 2024 Scholarship Committee is accepting applications. Email C2101@ausa.org for this years scholarship program commencing now through May 3, 2024.

Sat. Jan. 27????????? 100th Annual 鶹 Business Gala, hosted by the 6:30-11:30 p.m. . The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City

December 2023

APS Events

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Literary and Visual Arts Contest
APS students are invited to participate. Entries are due by 5 p.m. Wed, Dec. 20, 2023.

Tue. Dec. 5? ? ? ? ?ParentSquare In-person Family Support Session in English & Spanish
5:30-6:30 p.m.? Randolph Elementary, 1306 S Quincy St, 22204

Wed. Dec. 6? ? ? ?ParentSquare Virtual Family Support Session in English & Spanish
11 am C Noon???
6 C 7:00 p.m.? ?

Thu. Dec. 7???????? APS Library Services: Virtual Parent Information Sessions. Learn about eBooks, databases and other resources to support your student, lunchtime or evening?session.
12-12:45 & 7-7:45 p.m.

Thu. Dec. 7???????? APS Job?Fair?hosted by?鶹 Public Schools
3 C 7:00 p.m.? ? ?. Syphax Education Center,?2110 Washington Blvd, 22204

Thu. Dec. 7? ? ? ? ParentSquare In-person Family Support Session in English & Spanish
6:15-7:15 p.m. ? Gates of Ballston, 4108 N 4th St, 22203

Sat. Dec. 9? ? ? ? ?ParentSquare In-person Family Support Session in English & Spanish
1:30-2:30 p.m. ? Lubber Run Community Center, 300 N Park Dr, 22203

Wed. Dec. 13? ?Extended Day Job Fair
2 C 5:00 p.m. . Syphax Education Center, 4th floor, 2110 Washington Blvd, 22204

Thu. Dec. 14 ????? School Board Meeting: Recognition of Jefferson Middle School Choral Winter Student Performance, and Farewell for Board Member Reid Goldstein; Appointments to Advisory Committees; Revisions to the 2023-2024 School Year Calendar; School & Community Relations and Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Update; Action on the School Board FY 2025-2034 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Direction; 2024-2025 and 2025-2026 School Year Calendar, and the 2024-30 Strategic Plan Foundations. Information on Final Fiscal Close-Out Status Report and the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Quarterly Report
7:00 p.m.??????????? Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Tue. Dec. 19? ? APS Substitute Job Fair hosted by APS
9 C 11:00 a.m. . Syphax Education Center, 2nd floor, 2110 Washington Blvd, 22204


鶹 Community Events:

Sat. Dec. 2?????????? 2nd Annual , a school-based program teaching philanthropy. Learn from 11 nonprofit partners with Taylor, Innovation, 鶹 Science Focus elementary schools and Dorothy Hamm Middle School students. Free & family friendly.
10 am-2 pm??????? 鶹 Science Focus School, 1501 N. Lincoln St. 22201

Sat. Dec. 2????????? , a family-friendly skating session on select Saturdays through spring 2024, hosted by the?.
5:30-8:30 p.m. ? Pre-?to reserve your?skate?size. Thomas Jefferson Community and Fitness Center, 3501 S 2nd St,?22204

Sat. Dec. 2?????????? 2023 Holiday Celebration celebrates students, families and loyal supporters with food, music, and inspiring speakers.
6 C 9:30 p.m.????? by 11/15. Unitarian Universalist Church of 鶹, 4444 鶹 Blvd. 22204

Wed. Dec 6???????? Virtual Financial Class: Managing Debt, hosted by
12:00 p.m.?????????? for?1st?Wednesday 12 – 1 p.m. classes
6:00 p.m.???????????? for?1st?Wednesday 6 C 7 p.m. classes

Sat. Dec. 9? ? ? ?Teen Night at Lubber Run for middle and high school teens, hosted by 鶹 County Dept of Parks and Recreation
7 C 10 p.m.? ? ? Learn more & . Lubber Run Community Center, 300 N Park Ave, 22203

Wed. Dec. 14???? The? hosts Dr. Julie Crawford, APS Chief Diversity, Equity, Inclusion at General membership Meeting
7 C 9:00 p.m.????? Register here for

Sat. Dec. 16? ? ? ? ? ?hosted by 鶹 County Dept of Parks and Recreation
7 C 10 p.m.????????? Learn more & . Drew Community Center, 3500 23rd St S 22206

Mon, Dec 18? ? ? The 鶹 Community Foundation scholarship application opens. Applications are due Monday, Feb 5, at 11:59 pm. Students can sign up for texting reminders about the application and important due dates by texting ACFScholarships to 888-695-7959. Visit ACFs for up-to-date info. Register for Jan. 11 help session below.

Fri. Dec. 22????????? Swearing-In Ceremony of incoming School Board Member Miranda Turner
3:00 p.m.???????????? William Jeffreys Tavern, 2301 Columbia Pike, 22204

November 2023

APS Events

November is , paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans. Upcoming .

Thu. Nov. 9???????? School Board Meeting: Recognitions of 鶹 Educational Television (AETV) student interns; Appointments to Advisory Committees; Facilities & Operations Update; Action on School Board Legislative Package; Information on the School Board FY 2025-2034 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Direction; Revisions to School Board Policy I-7.1.8 Family Life Education, Annual Summer School Report and Proposed Fees for Summer School 2024, and Middle and High School Programs of Study.
7:00 p.m.???????????? Watch School Board meeting online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41 or at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Tue, Nov. 14?????? School Board Work Sessions: Social, Emotional and Mental Health; Strategic Plan Foundation; and Planning Factors
10 am-3:30 pm Watch Work Sessions online here. Work sessions are open to the public, but no public comments are accepted.

Mon. Nov. 20???? PAPER C Parent Information Session. PAPER?provides?unlimited access to trained tutors?so every student in?Grades 6-12?at no cost to families.
7 – ?7:45 p.m. ????

Thu. Nov. 30?????? ParentSquare In-person Family Support Session
5:30-6:30 p.m. ? Harvey Hall, 850 S Greenbrier St, 22204

Thu. Nov. 30 ????? for all levels PreK-12. Door prizes. Hands-on sessions. APS Lets Code!
5:30-8:30 pm???? . Kenmore Middle School, 200 S Carlin Springs Rd, 22204

Thu. Nov. 30 ????? School Board Meeting: Appointments to Advisory Committees; Revisions to School Board Policy I-7.1.8 Family Life Education. PK-6 STEM Education C Amazon in the Community Grant; STEM Activities for 鶹 Tech Students C Washington Forrest Foundation Grant; School Safety Update; Action on School Board FY 2025-34 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Direction and Middle and High School Programs of Studies. Information on the 2024-25 School Year Calendar and the 2024-30 Strategic Plan Foundations.
7:00 p.m.??????????? Watch School Board meeting?online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

鶹 Community Events:

Sat. Nov. 18??????? Thanksgiving Drive-Thru Food Giveaway, 300 bags of food distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Walk-ups accepted.
10:00 a.m. ? ?????? Mount Olive Baptist Church, 1601 S 13th St Rd, 22204

Sat. Nov. 18??????? , a family-friendly skating session on select Saturdays through spring 2024, hosted by the?.
5:30-8:30 p.m.? Pre-?to reserve your?skate?size. Thomas Jefferson Community and Fitness Center, 3501 S 2nd St,?22204

Sat. Nov. 18???????for middle and high school teens, hosted by the Department of Parks and Recreation
7-10:00 p.m.?????? Gunston Community Center, 2700 S Lang St,?22206

October 2023

APS Events

APS Launches Strategic Plan QuestionnaireAPS is developing the , which guides the work of the school division. An important part of this process is capturing the voices of students, staff, families and the community to help guide the future direction of APS. Community members may by Oct. 6.

Tue. Oct. 3????????? Community Forum?to?gather input to inform the development of?2024-30?, which guides the work of the school division to provide a high-quality education for students.
6:30-8:30 pm???? Yorktown High School, 5200 Yorktown Blvd. 22207

Thu. Oct. 12 ????? : recognition; Appointments to ; Revisions to School Board Policy I-11.1 and J-2.1 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: Update; Action on the Internal Audit Work Plan and School Board Budget Direction
7:00 p.m.??????????? , on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Thu. Oct. 26??????? to help adolescents (age 12-18). Open to staff, families, and community members.
9 am C 3 pm?????? Hybrid. . (Staff register via Frontline) Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Thu. Oct. 26 ?????? : Recognition of Williamsburg Middle School, National Blue Ribbon School; Appointments to ; Update; Information on Revisions to School Board Policy 1-7-1.8 Family Life education & School Board Legislative Package
7:00 p.m.??????????? , on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

鶹 Community Events

Fri, Sep 29 C??????? brings together artists and dignitaries to celebrate diverse cultures, hosted by the
Sun. Oct. 1????????? . The National Mall, Washington, D.C.

Thu. Oct. 5????????? hosted each Thursday in October by . Session #1: Bystander Intervention for Helpers (for professionals seeking to learn ways to intervene)
12 C 2:00 p.m.?? Virtual series. .

Sat. Oct. 7.? ? ? ? ? and Community PAUSE to celebrate the new location and two exhibits
5 – 7:00 p.m.? ? ? . Studio PAUSE Pike, 4710 Columbia Pike, 22204

Sat. Oct. 14???????? with keynote speaker Symone Sanders from MSNBC, hosted by the
6:30 p.m.??????????? . George Mason University (Mason Square), 3351 Fairfax Drive, 22201

Sat. Oct. 14???????? presents Arpas de Veracruz y Son Jarocho, supported by
7:00 p.m.??????????? . Gunston Theatre One, 2700 Lang St. 22206

Thu. Oct. 19??????? AHCs Annual Celebration: Keeping Residents at the Heart
5:30-7:30 pm???? . Gates of Ballston, Rinker Community Center, 4108 Fourth St N, 22203

Sat. Oct. 21? ? ? ? Free sponsored by 鶹 County
10 am – 1 pm.? ? ?鶹 Career Center, 816 S Walter Reed Dr. 22204

Wed. Oct. 25? ? ? Achieving Afterschool Celebration
5 – 8:00 p.m.? ? ? , Army Navy Country Club, 1700 Army Navy Dr. 22202

September 2023

APS Events

Thu. Sep. 7 ???????? School Board Meeting: Appointments to School Board Advisory Committees; School Board 2023-24 Priorities; Academic Data Update; Action on Proposed School Board Policy I-4.30 School Year Calendar
7:00 p.m.??????????? Watch School Board meetings?live online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Thu. Sep. 21 ????? School Board Meeting: Appointments to School Board Advisory Committees; Strategic Plan Development; Information on Revisions to School Board Policy I-11.1 Family and Community Engagement, Internal Audit Work Plan and School Board Budget Direction
7:00 p.m.??????????? Watch School Board meetings?live online, on Comcast Ch. 70, Verizon Ch. 41?or at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. 22204

Tue. Sep. 26?????? School Board Work Sessions?on Instructional Vision,?Student?Climate and Culture, Boundaries, and a closed meeting on Public Safety. NEW: Quarterly work sessions are from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 9 a.m. Click here for schedule and links.

Tue. Sep. 26?????? Community Forum?to?gather input that will inform development of?2024-30?Strategic Plan, which guides the work of the school division to provide a high-quality education for students.
6:30-8:30 pm???? Washington-Liberty High School, 1301 N Stafford St. 22201 Wed.

Sep. 27????? Community Forum in Spanish?to?gather input that will inform development of?2024-30?Strategic Plan, which guides the work of the school division to provide a high-quality education for students.
6:30-8:30 pm???? Wakefield High School, 1325 Dinwiddie St. 22206

鶹 Community Events

with EcoAction 鶹 and Virginia Cooperative Extension! Free for high schoolers and college students! Join an elite group and learn how to conserve (and save $) on water and energy.?Make hands-on improvements in affordable housing units to increase energy & water efficiency; educate residents, families & community groups; and learn tips to improve their own homes.

Sat. Sep. 9????????? co-hosted by 鶹 Schools Hispanic Parents Association, &
2 C 5:00 p.m.?????? 5101 7th Road South, 22204

Tue. Sep. 12?????? starts for college-ready seniors who face challenges in accessing higher education due to immigration status (including undocumented, DACA, TPS, and asylee students).? to serve as a mentor.

Wed. Sep. 13???? County Board Candidates Night, hosted by the
7 C 8:15 p.m.????? Virtual or in-person at Lubber Run Community Center, 300 N park Dr, 22203

Thu. Sep 14???????? , with Dr. Emma Violand-Snchez, hosted by the
7 C 8:30 p.m.????? Reinsch Library Auditorium, Marymount University, 2807 N Glebe Road, 22207 (Pre-register for Zoom via?.)

Sat. Sep. 16??????? ?continue thru mid-January 2024, hosted by
6:30 C 9 p.m.????? .

Mon. Sep. 18???? Fall Candidate Forum, 鶹 County, School Board, and Virginia General Assembly candidates, hosted by the
7:00 p.m.??????????? .

Wed. Sep. 27???? Pulitzer Prize-winning author Matthew Desmond will speak on his new book,?
6:30 p.m.??????????? for more information and to RSVP for in-person or virtual. 鶹 Central Library

Fri, Sep 29 C??????? brings together artists and dignitaries to celebrate diverse cultures, hosted by the
Sun. Oct. 1????????? . The National Mall, Washington, D.C.Sat.

Sat. Sep. 30? ? ? ? Expungement Clinic hosted by the in partnership with Clerk of the Circuit Court and Commonwealth’s Attorney
10 am – 1 pm.? ? ?鶹 Presbyterian Church, 918 S. Lincoln St. 22204

 

Past Opportunities