Month: November 2016

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – November 15, 2016

A collection of good books, with a soul to it in the shape of a librarian, becomes a vitalized power among the impulses by which the world goes on to improvement.    – Justin Winsor Announcing Nottingham’s 2017 Teacher of the Year Dear Parents/Guardians, It is my pleasure to announce Nottingham’s selection for our 2017 Teacher […]

NICHE rankings

Niche.com released their rankings of the nation’s top schools and school divisions. APS ranked first in Virginia and the Metro DC area for the second year in a row and 59th nationally. APS is one of two Virginia school divisions in the top 100 across the nation. A high ranking indicates that the district contains great […]

Congratulations PTA Reflections Contest Honorees!

Congratulations to our Nottingham Reflections Contest Literature Honorees!  Save the date for Friday, December 2, for a breakfast reception from 8:15-8:45 am in the library where ALL the Reflections participants will be honored.  All artists, along with their families (including younger siblings!) are encouraged to attend! Thank you to all the student participants and their […]

November 7

Describe in detail the type of candy you enjoyed most on Halloween. My favorite candy is Whoppers candy because when I eat it, it’s a big glob of crunchiness!  And I like how sweet Whoppers crumbs are!  When I eat it I say to myself, “Oh how sweet and crunchy and just the right amount […]

Principal’s Notes from Nottingham – November 7, 2016

On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.  – Dan Lipinski Dear Parents/Guardians, Fall Social and Auction – Thank Yous! Extending our […]

October 31

If you were in charge of your school, what would students be doing today? If I was in charge, I would have a field trip to a pumpkin patch.  The other students who were not at the pumpkin patch would have a party and play fun games.  For one hour they would read scary stories!  […]

The Knight Writer, 1st Edition!

Our first edition of The Knight Writer is hot off the presses…or in this case, hot off the published website.  In keeping with Arlington’s push to, “go green,” only Grades K and 1 will publish a hard copy book.  Click on, “The Knight Writer” left-hand tab, and enjoy creative, heartfelt story telling all year.  Write […]

Edition 1: October 2016

In this edition, read DOGS (a poem), The Halloween Surprise! and Pepper Bullies.

Noticias del Verano 2016

We have had a wonderful time listening, reading, writing, and speaking in Spanish. I encourage our students to keep practicing Spanish by using the Spanish links on the Nottingham FLES website. Begin by clicking on Programs. Then go to FLES. You will see Contents on the left hand side. The links can be found on […]