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Nov. 23-24- Thanksgiving Break, No School



District news

Check out the fall edition of the Our Schools community newsletter!Fall 2017 Our Schools newsletter
The Arlington Public Schools community newsletter Our Schools is no
w available. Learn about the 2018 bond, how the community truancy board is helping students stay in school, and a new Open Doors program that’s helping students earn their diploma! Read these stories and learn about other important information by clicking here!

Arlington School Board named Board of Distinction

The Arlington P
2017 Elected Boardublic Schools Board of Directors has been named a Board of Distinction by the Washington State School Directors' Association. This is the first time the Arlington School Board has earned this distinction. Read more here.

Meet the Arlington School Board as they share efforts to increase student learning
Meet the Arlington School Board
This summer, the Arlington Public Schools Board of Directors
approved an updated strategic plan focusing on four goal areas: Student Learning and Achievement; A Safe and Caring Environment; Resource Stewardship; and Parent and Community Partnerships. Watch the following video as the board members explain how the goals are being implemented this school year.

Register today for the Know Our Schools event on Nov. 15
Arlington Public Schools (APS) is hosting the “Know Our Schools” event for community members on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Byrnes Performin
Know our Schoolsg Arts Center. The event will begin with a complimentary breakfast with APS Superintendent Dr. Chrys Sweeting and other members of the district’s leadership team. Following a brief informational session, there will be a tour of a few schools to see how students are achieving in the classroom.

Please register for the event by Monday, Nov. 13 by contacting Gary Sabol at (360) 618-6217 or email

School attendance should be a priority every day
School is well underway and we want to see your child each day! Attending school r
Attendance campaignegularly helps children feel better about school – and themselves. This habit should be started at a young age so they learn right away that going to school on time, every day is important. Good attendance will help children do well in high school, college and work. Learn more about our attendance campaign.

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    Updated Strategic Plan
    During the 2016-17 school year, the district's Strategic Plan was reviewed and updated. The district's logo was also updated.

    Mission: Arlington Public Schools educates all students, preparing and inspiring them to graduate and seek their full potential as lifelong learners.

    Motto: Educate - Prepare - Inspire

    Strategic Plan