Key Dates and Reminders

Welcome to the 2018-19 School Year!  We hope you have had a safe and memorable summer filled with new experiences, books read and fun had!  We are literally counting down the days until our Eagles return! Here are some quick reminders, links, and dates to help you get ready for a great year:

  • SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS
  • OPEN HOUSE – THURSDAY, AUGUST 30: This is an opportunity for you and your child(ren) to meet their teacher, see their new classroom, and greet new and returning classmates.
    • 9:30 – 10:30 am for Preschool – 2nd Grade 
    • 10:45 to 11:45 am for 3rd – 5th Grade
  • FIRST DAY – SEPTEMBER 4th: The 2018 – 2019 school year begins on Tuesday, September 4th for students in Kindergarten through Fifth grade. Our Preschool students begin on Wednesday, September 5th.  On the first day of school, all students should proceed directly to their assigned homerooms. Doors open at 8:40 a.m.
  • TRANSPORTATION: Transportation Services will be mailing letters to parents who are eligible for bus service the week of August 27.  It will include your child’s bus route number, bus stop, and pick-up/drop-off times.  No letters will be generated if you are designated a walker. Information about biking or walking to school is available online at www.apsva.us/schoolwalkmaps or www.walkarlington.com.  Frequently asked questions regarding transportation can be found at https://www.apsva.us/transportation-services/faqs-transportation/ or you can contact the call center at (703) 228-8670.
  • SCHOOL HEALTH INFORMATION:  For more information regarding School Health Forms (i.e. physical forms, authorization for medication, asthma action care plan, etc.) please visit School Health page for more information. Questions can be answered by our school nurse at 703-228-8288.
  • NEW FAMILY MENTOR PROGRAM: Ashlawn has a special program just for new families.  Our “New Family Mentor Program” helps new families get paired up with a mentor volunteer to become a resource for you. If you would like to participate in the program sign up here  New Mentor Family Sign Up  If you are a current Ashlawn family and would like to become a resource for new families sign up here → Ashlawn Current Family Mentor Sign Up