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Support Abingdon at Harris Teeter

Harris Teeter Together in Education Program: Help earn money for Abingdon by shopping at Harris Teeter! Find out more about how to link your VIC card to Abingdon.

Substitute Teachers Wanted

We are always look for volunteers at Abingdon, but the school is also seeking Substitute Teachers! Abingdon is hoping to add to its bank of parents who are trained as APS substitutes. If you have any flexibility in your weekday schedule, please consider becoming trained. Jobs are available for both full and half days, and can […]

Sports Equipment Donations Wanted

Do you have a soccer ball just taking up space in your house? Or a jump rope that your child just had to have that is now collecting dust?  The Abingdon PTA has purchased bins to keep sport supplies in for use at recess and we are in need to things to put in them! […]

Free and Reduced Meal Applications

This year, APS has provided a variety of ways for families to complete the annual Free and Reduced Meal Application. Families can now complete the application online by visiting the My School Apps website directly or through the Annual Online Verification Process (AOVP). Learn more about the ways to apply or reapply in this post.

Learn More About Standards-Based Grading

This year, APS will use a standards-based approach to grading and reporting at 11 elementary schools. This new form of reporting will include more detailed information about the knowledge and skills students are learning. Find out more about it in this post.

2019-2020 School Supplies

View our grade level supply lists for the 2019-2020 school year.

Abingdon Earns the Board of Education Continuous Improvement Award!

Congratulations, Abingdon! Our school has earned the 2019 Board of Education Continuous Improvement Award! To earn the Board of Education Continuous Achievement Award, a school must earn a state accreditation rating of Accredited or Accredited with Conditions and meet at least one of the following benchmarks for improved performance on accreditation-related school quality indicators:· A cumulative […]

Abingdon Selected as One of Four APS Schools Receiving Robotics Grants from Amazon and FIRST!

Congratulations, Abingdon! Abingdon, Hoffman-Boston and Drew elementary schools and Kenmore Middle School will receive Amazon Future Engineer Robotics Grants to inspire the next generation of computer scientists. A total of 100 schools nationwide will receive support to launch FIRST robotics teams. The support includes teacher professional development to learn about robotics, $10,000 from Amazon to expand access to […]

Abingdon’s Mindfulness Initiative Featured on Snapshots

This week’s Snapshots highlights Abingdon’s mindfulness initiative. The story provides a powerful example of how APS applies mindfulness to teaching and learning to help students improve their social and emotional development as well as their cognitive development. To learn more about mindfulness and how it helps students and teachers, download episode 16 of the What’s […]