SCHOOL OFFICIALS

The School Board usually meets on the first and third Thursdays of each month in the School Board meeting room on the first floor of the Arlington Education Center, 1426 North Quincy St., Arlington, Va. 22207. Meetings usually begin at 7:30 p.m. School Board meetings are broadcast live on Cable TV Arlington Channel 30 and are rebroadcast the following Monday at 7:30 p.m. on Channel 30. The Board can be reached at 703-228-6015 or by e-mail at schoolbd@arlington.k12.va.us.

The school system's Web page address is http://www.arlington.k12.va.us.

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS:

LIBBY GARVEY

Chair

FRANK K. WILSON

Vice Chairman

ELAINE S. FURLOW

MARY H. HYNES

DARLENE M. MICKEY

ARLINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR

Sept. 7: First day of school.

Oct. 1: Elementary schools closed for parent-teacher conferences.

Oct. 11: Columbus Day holiday.

Nov. 11: Veterans Day holiday.

Nov. 12: Middle and high schools closed; teacher workday.

Nov. 25-26: Thanskgiving holiday.

Dec. 23-Jan. 3: Winter break.

Jan. 17: Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Jan. 28: Middle and high schools closed; teacher workday.

Feb. 21: Presidents' Day holiday.

March 9-10: Elementary schools closed for parent-teacher conferences.

April 7: Middle and high schools closed; teacher workday.

April 17-21: Spring break.

May 29: Memorial Day holiday.

June 20: Last day of school.

IMPORTANT NUMBERS

Adult Education: 703-228-7200

Attendance Boundaries: 703-228-6005

Extended Day Program: 703-228-6069

School Information Center: 703-228-7660

General Information: 703-228-6000

Personnel Office: 703-228-6100

Special Education Office: 703-228-6040

NEW PRINCIPALS

Elementary Schools

Arlington Science Focus:

Mary Begley, former

reading specialist at

Arlington Science

Focus.

Drew Model: Janice

Adkisson,

former coordinator of

program development at

Drew Model.

Hoffman-Boston: Beatriz "Pat" Hymel, former assistant principal at Oakridge Elementary School.

McKinley: Patricia

Anderson, former assistant principal at Barcroft Elementary School.

Oakridge: Mildred

Cruz-Fridman,

former principal at

James Polk Elementary

School in Alexandria.

Randolph: Katharine Panfil,

former supervisor of

staff development for

Arlington Public

Schools.

Middle School

Jefferson: Sharon G.

Monde, former assistant

principal at Swanson

Middle School.

High School

Washington-Lee: Ed Skeen,

former faculty memberat

Wilmington College in

Delaware, where he

taught in the doctoral

program for Education

Innovation and

Leadership.

Secondary School

Career Center: William F.

Sullivan, former

assistant director at the

Career Center.

SUPERINTENDENT

ROBERT G. SMITH

703-228-6010

SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE FORUMS

Several organizations in Arlington plan to sponsor forums this fall featuring Arlington School Board candidates Sharon E. Davis and David M. Foster, who are seeking an at-large seat.

The following forums have been scheduled:

Sept. 7: Sponsored by

Arlington County Civic

Federation, 7:30 pm, Hazel

Auditorium.

Sept. 14: Sponsored by

Chamber of Commerce,

7:30 am, Sheraton National

Hotel.

Sept. 27: Sponsored by

Arlington Gay and Lesbian

Association; 7:30pm,

Clarendon Presbyterian

Church.

Oct. 20: Sponsored by

American Association of

University Women and

League of Women Voters,

7:30-9pm, Central Library.

County Board candidates

will speak from 7:30-8:30

and School Board

Candidates from 8:30-9 p.m.

Oct. 27: Sponsored by

Columbia Pike

Rivitalization Organization

and South Arlington

schools, 7:30 pm, Arlington

Mill community center.

Oct. 28: Sponsored by Ashton

Heights Civic Association,

7:30 p.m., Clarendon United

Methodist Church. Forum

will feature school board

and County Board

candidates.