Abingdon Read-A-Thon Returns, February 4 – 15!

It’s almost time for this year’s Read-A-Thon! Our annual celebration of reading will take place February 4 – 15 and will feature exciting give-aways, including Kindles, Barnes & Noble and Baskin Robbins gift cards, and lots of Scholastic Books gift cards. We will be sending out more information in the next few weeks via the Tuesday […]

Abingdon Student Recognized in MLK Literary and Visual Arts Contest

Congratulations to Abingdon’s own Elizabeth Gentzel (Kindergarten) for receiving third place in the Grades K-2 Literary Arts category of the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary and Visual Arts contest! Twenty-four entries were chosen out of more than 1,100 submissions in this year’s contest. Read more about the contest, honorees, and 50th Annual Tribute Event, at the APS […]

PTA Meeting on January 22 to Focus on Mindfulness

Plan now to attend our January 22 PTA Meeting featuring a special presentation by former Abingdon Staff Member, Erin Sonn. She will be taking us on a journey to discover mindfulness! As always, there will be free pizza and babysitting! The meeting will be at 6:30 pm in the library.

APS Snow Procedures and Reminders

The first snowfall of 2018 is behind us, and more is likely on the way. As we are now moving into the winter months when “snow days” are a possibility, I want to take this opportunity to share more information about our inclement weather procedures and ask families to review it before another weather-related incident. […]

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 […]

Abingdon Recognized for Support of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Congratulations to Abingdon Staff and Students! Superintendent Dr. Patrick Murphy has commended several APS schools for their longstanding support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and Abingdon is one of them! From the Office of the Superintendent: Several APS schools have been supporters of LLS for many years including: Abingdon Elementary; Arlington Community High School; […]

Boundary Process Information

FALL 2018 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BOUNDARY PROCESS The Fall 2018 elementary school boundary process is underway, and we know that many families have questions. APS has created an Engage with APS! page listing all schools involved, current information and ways to follow the process, learn about meetings and share input. Our staff is also available to […]