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Meet the Staff Monday – Cynthia Columbo

In the 2015-2016 school year I made the switch to APS after teaching in Fairfax County for several years. I was a First Grade teacher at Discovery ES. I love working with the 4th and 5th graders as I continue my role as a Reading Specialist.

Kindergarten Information Night

Join Arlington Public Schools (APS) for Kindergarten Information Night on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 from 7 – 9 p.m. at Washington-Liberty High School, 1301 N. Stafford St.

Student Council Community Service Collection Drive for A-SPAN

  A-SPAN collection The Student Council (SCA) is collecting hats, gloves, socks, and scarves for A-SPAN.  A-SPAN is the Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network and provides support to homeless citizens in Arlington. All donated socks must be new. The hats, gloves, and scarves can be new or gently used. All items must be clean and […]

Blueberries 2019

Here’s a look at what happened at this year’s Blueberries Game, an annual tradition on the day before Thanksgiving Break.     Pictures and video clips are available here      

Upcoming events View All »

27 Monday, Jan 27, 2020

School Board Open Office Hours

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

27 Monday, Jan 27, 2020

Kindergarten Information Night

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

30 Thursday, Jan 30, 2020

School Board Public Hearing on Elementary Planning 2021 Proposals

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

31 Friday, Jan 31, 2020


03 Monday, Feb 3, 2020

Show Your Team Spirit Day

05 Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020

Montessori Information Night

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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  • ParentVUE for All Barrett Parents

  • Arlington Public Schools is moving from the old First Day Packets to the Annual Online Verification using ParentVUE. This requires all parents have an active ParentVUE account.

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