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Arlington Public Schools

Questions linger as school leader is put on leave

The status of Mike Krulfeld’s job as Yorktown High School’s director of student activities has remained in limbo after he was put on administrative leave June 3 by Arlington Public Schools for reasons not completely clear to the 24-year...

Editor’s Notebook: Happy stinkin’ Bicentennial!

The recent news that Arlington homeowners were seeing their garbage piling up because of staffing shortages and other woes with the contractor used by the county government brings two things to mind. First, the old saying, which I may have...

Yorktown graduates learned to navigate troubled waters

If the two-year pandemic has had a silver lining, it was providing everyone, but perhaps especially students, the chance to re-evaluate their values, priorities and perspectives. Such was the view of Yorktown High School Class of 2022 president Zachary Levin,...

Wakefield grads ready for what’s to come next

Returning to their familiar graduation venue after a two-year COVID absence, Wakefield High School seniors seemed right in step with many ceremonies of the past held at D.A.R. Constitution Hall in Washington. The approximately 525 members of the Class of...

Spending plan leads to question: Will APS have enough cash?

The most expensive construction project in Arlington Public Schools’ history won’t limit the school system’s long-term ability to embark on other capital-spending efforts, the county’s superintendent said on June 9. But a little more than a month after a divided...

Editorial: Whose capital-spending numbers are correct?

The “Alfred E. Neuman ‘What, Me Worry?’ Award” of the week goes to Arlington Superintendent Francisco Dúran. The superintendent found himself under fire from the county government’s Joint Facilities Advisory Committee, voicing concern that the $708 million Durán claims he...

Summer-school staffing up still a work in progress

With summer school slated to begin on July 5, Arlington school officials are hoping to have full staffing in place ASAP. June 24 is the deadline for educators who wish to teach summer-school classes to apply, Superintendent Francisco Durán told...

Woodlawn senior brings home honor from Int’l Science Fair

H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program junior Julia Brodsky brought home a fourth-place finish in the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair. Her project, “Anti-Biofilm Activity of Isolated Bacteriophages for the Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Pulmonary Infections,” competed in the Microbiology category. Brodsky and...

APS students find success at Junior Academy of Science

Nearly 100 Arlington Public Schools students were selected to present their scientific work at the 2022 Virginia Junior Academy of Science (VJAS) Symposium, held online and coordinated by the College of William and Mary. Sponsored by the Virginia Academy of...

Editorial: SROs must be returned to Arlington schools

Compounding the tragedy of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, has been the constantly shifting parade of “facts” that seem to have changed incessantly, as officials down there either can’t get their stories straight or are trying to cover...
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Police: Man cuts victim with beer bottle in Vienna

A local resident reported to Vienna police that while he was walking home in the 100 block of Patrick...
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