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Yorktown Students Organize Doorways Toy Drive

From Legos to Baby Alive dolls, a smile for every face

Lauren Rosenthal is on a toy buying Zoom call with several friends the Wednesday before Thanksgiving trying to decide what toys to buy for 45 children at Doorways.

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Virtual or In-Person in Arlington

What should “back to school” look like during a pandemic?

Sept. 8, early October, November and now 2021.

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From Yorktown High School to Outer Space

Patrick Moran chosen as pilot for commercial space travel program

Patrick Moran is in his car headed for Spaceport America, New Mexico.

Return to School Plans in Arlington

Arlington will begin to provide in-person learning support for Level 1 students with disabilities beginning on Nov. 4.

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Arlington Schools Set to Reopen in Stages

Newspaper headlines on March 13 broadcast “Breaking News: Arlington Public Schools Closing Monday Through Spring Break.”

Around Arlington

Five New Voting Sites—The Arlington County Board approved five satellite offices for early voting in the Nov. 3 Presidential election in order to offer more opportunities for voting during the coronavirus pandemic.

What Is the Arlington Public Schools Plan for Reopening Schools for 2020-21?

At the June 25 School Board meeting, Superintendent Dr. Francisco Durán presented the recommended APS plan for the 2020-21 school year based on state guidance for reopening Virginia schools.

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Washington-Liberty High School Celebrates Graduation in Arlington

After the virtual graduation ceremony held online at 10 a.m. June 18, Washington-Liberty High School 2020 graduates celebrated with a motorcade parade beginning on 15th Street and driving down Quincy Street and around the school.

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Yorktown High School Graduation Parade

Forty-two vehicles filled with graduating Yorktown High School seniors lined up at Madison Center, and escorted by motorcycle police, they headed toward Glebe Road on Sunday afternoon.

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A Book A Day Keeps the Coronavirus Away in Arlington

Moms Demand Action volunteers delivered hundreds of new and gently used books and games June 9 to children participating in the weekly Barcroft Elementary School food distribution program.

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Emily and Sarah to Celebrate Virtual Graduation in Arlington

Twins Emily and Sarah Roberts stand on their front porch with Hachi on the leash headed toward his favorite spot in the front yard. Emily and Sarah say they were still hoping for an in-person graduation even after the rest of the school year at Yorktown High School had been cancelled.

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Arlington Teachers, Students Pursue Eco-Friendly Policy

Reduce, reuse, recycle, rot: students, volunteers and teachers taking the lead.