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Potomac School opens year with salute to outstanding teachers

The Potomac School began the 2022-23 academic year on Sept. 7 with a record 1,069 K-12 students enrolled, and two days later paid tribute to two educators who have changed the lives of many students. A highlight of the school’s...

APS oh so close to fully filling teacher ranks

Unless schools have moved to the “close-enough” theory of mathematics, the Arlington school system opened the school year just short of its goal of 100-percent teacher staffing. A total of 47 teacher vacancies – 35 full-time, 12 part-time – existed...

APS ramps up telephone hotline as start-of-school approaches

Acknowledging that the personal touch sometimes trumps high tech, Arlington school officials are encouraging parents to pick up the phone and reach out if they have questions that they can’t get answered. The Arlington Public Schools’ family-information line is operational...

Superintendent: Four-day first week is a legislative mandate

It’s a question school officials get at the start of the year: How come the first week of class is just four days? The answer? Ask the General Assembly. Arlington Public Schools will bring most students back to class on Aug....
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‘Old School’ column: The deluge!

Yes, I know this has been a banner year for that wet stuff falling from the sky, but the...
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