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Arlington teachers win Wolf Trap grants

Two Arlington Public Schools teachers have received grants from the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts to fund performing-arts projects at their schools: – Hope Lambert of the H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program, in conjunction with theater programs from all...

Democrats set date for School Board debate

The Arlington County Democratic Committee has set the date for a debate between the two candidates vying for the party’s School Board endorsement. Miranda Turner and Mary Kadera will face off in an online forum on Thursday, April 29 at...

Arlington Schools & Military, 4/8/21 edition

News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces. Michael Wosje of Arlington earned a master of science degree in management during recent commencement exercises at Troy University.Christopher Nouhan of Arlington earned a bachelor of arts...

Acknowledging imperfections, Democrats move ahead with caucus

Arlington County Democratic Committee leaders say they are doing the best they can, with what they’ve got to work with, when it comes to holding a School Board caucus in an ever-changing health environment. But at the same time, party...

Effort aims to make youth safer drivers

Statistics show that more teen drivers in Virginia will be involved in traffic crashes between May and August than in any other time of the year, Virginia State Police said. To help save lives and prevent crashes during the high-risk...

Historical-essay competition looks at impact of 9/11

The Arlington Historical Society and Cherrydale Columbia Lodge 42 again are gearing up to present the Arlington Historical Essay Contest for youth in grades 8-12. Students are asked to write an essay on: “How did the 9/11 attack affect Arlington?...

Arlington Democrats offering caucus voting in person, online

The Arlington County Democratic Committee will offer both online and in-person voting options for its May School Board caucus – but the emphasis will decidedly be on digital. “We encourage voting at home, given the ongoing pandemic,” party chair Jill...

Ways to encourage girls to embrace STEM

(StatePoint) The global challenges of the future will require kids today to have a strong STEM foundation. Unfortunately, girls are not always expected or encouraged to pursue these fields of study. Here are some great ways to boost girls’ interest...

Tips for easing stress of classroom return

(StatePoint) When it comes to the emotional well-being of students post-pandemic, a new study reveals that teachers expect significant challenges when schools make a full return to in-person learning. The study, commissioned by the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), the world...

Literacy Council offers tastes of what students go through

Imagine you parachute into the middle of Tokyo – a Tokyo where nobody speaks English and you speak nary a word of Japanese – and your primary goal is to find some way, any way, to understand enough to...
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Arlington teachers win Wolf Trap grants

Two Arlington Public Schools teachers have received grants from the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts to fund...
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