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GW To Celebrate Opening of New Arlington Education Center

From GWU:

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011; 5 – 7 p.m.

The George Washington University

Arlington Education Center

950 N. Glebe Rd., 6th Floor   

Arlington, Virginia

Ballston Metro (Orange Line)

Middle School Information Night to be Held on Oct. 24

From Arlington Public Schools:

High School Information Night Set for Oct. 17

From Arlington Public Schools:

APS College Night Set for Oct. 12

From Arlington Public Schools:

Dominion to Award $142,000 in Educational Grants in Northern Virginia


Next Tuesday, October 4th, Dominion Virginia Power will present grants to schools in Northern Virginia. The presentation of educational grants

will take place at Lincoln Park Auditorium in Herndon, Virginia. Dominion Virginia Power will present $142,000 in grants to schools in Arlington,

More Seats for More Students: An APS Community Update on Facility Planning

From Arlington Public Schools:

Arlington parents and the community are invited to a presentation about facility planning and steps taken to address the space needs due to increasing enrollment. The meeting will be held on Wed, Oct. 5 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Washington-Lee High School auditorium (1301 N. Stafford St.)

At the meeting, the community will hear about the current process to address the increases in enrollment and which APS sites may be reviewed for potential building opportunities. APS officials will outline the next steps and talk about opportunities for further dialogue between school communities, staff and the School Board.

The event is open to the community. Simultaneous translation services will be provided.

Arlington’s Thomas Jefferson Theatre to Close Due to Earthquake Damage

From Arlington Public Schools:

Today, Arlington Public Schools officials announced that, because of damage to the theatre and stage area in the Thomas Jefferson Middle School and Community Center which occurred as a result of the earthquake on Aug. 23, the Jefferson theatre and stage will be closed for school and community use until the damage can be repaired.  The decision to close the theatre is effective immediately.  School officials estimate that it will require approximately 4-5 months to complete the work.