Families

Lunch Plans

Updated 2/14/2022, 7:45am. APS is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our staff and students throughout the entire school day. This includes during lunch, when students will not be able to wear masks while actively eating or drinking. We have developed a plan to protect student health and safety during meals, in accordance […]

Abingdon School-Family Partnership Principles

The Abingdon Elementary School community is committed to partnering with families in the education of their children in accordance with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA), along with the National PTA Standards, and Arlington Public Schools Family Engagement Policy and Policy Implementation Procedures (PIP).We Believe:To ensure that all students in Abingdon Elementary […]

Mental Health Resources

Emergency Mental Health Services Immediate Counseling Resources to Support Families Learning at Home Feeling anxiety or depression is a common reaction in times of uncertainty or when there’s a perception of danger, and the COVID-19 situation certainly qualifies as such a time. This is something new and worrisome that we are all facing together.If you or […]

Social Emotional Learning & Support

Second Step Lessons Second Step is the core curriculum Arlington Public Schools uses to support students’ personal and social development through bi-weekly classroom lessons with our school counselors.  Families are encouraged to support our lessons with Home Links – worksheets to be sent home by the counseling team following a specific lesson to continue the […]

Parent Resources

Arlington County Resources Resources APS Students and Families Arlington Food Assistance Center How Young is Too Young to be Home Alone? – CPS Guidelines Supporting Conversations at Home NPR: What to say to kids when the news is scary NPR Parenting: Difficult Conversations (Podcast) Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers Common […]

Request Tech Help

APS Tech Support Phone Line To provide technical support, APS has added a Tech Support number that parents can call for assistance beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 8. English and Spanish language support will be available immediately. Tech Support Hotline: 703-228-2570 Hours: Monday-Thursday from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m., Fridays from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. […]

ParentVue

Questions? Please email jolynn.lopez@apsva.us. Login to ParentVue ParentVue Activation New families will receive an Activation Letter after registering your child for school in APS. Once you receive the letter, follow the directions in the letter, or watch a video tutorial below to help you activate, set up, and log into your account. If you need […]

Parent Town Hall Information

Last Update: February 22, 4:48 PM: Added links to February 22 Town Hall recordings. Please view the Recordings from the February 22 Return to School Parent Town Hall Meetings: English Español The presentation information can be found here: Return to School Plans February 2021 Where can parents direct their questions and concerns? APS engage is […]

iPad Setup at Home

To ensure you can connect to your home network, you may need to take these steps. Step 1: Reset Network Settings Find the Settings app, the icon for which is pictured below, and press it to open it. (Your student may have moved it to a folder. If you need help finding Settings, ask your student.) Within Settings, […]

Remote Learning

These pages are designed to assist families during the COVID-19 school closure event, to help skill practice continue at home. These resources are not a replacement for the high level of instruction that students receive from their professional teachers in their classrooms. APS does not endorse these activities as instruction that replaces what would be […]