Month: January 2018

APS Ambassador Updates for January 30, 2018

Elementary School Program/Location Changes and Boundaries: This Spring APS will be conducting a county-wide, multi-phased process to consider (1) whether to change some schools from neighborhood to option or option to neighborhood and (2) to adjust boundaries.  Phase 1 is likely to start in mid-February. The current plan is to decide which schools in the county will remain as they are […]


Message from the President: It was so great seeing all the kids enjoy the disco last Friday!  Thank you, Dana Laidhold, for organizing another great night for Tuckahoe and thank you to all the Tuckahoe alumni who volunteered.   The PTA has updated our allergy/wellness page.  You can find all the information you need to understand Tuckahoe’s recently updated policies […]

APS Ambassador Updates for January 22, 2018

Elementary School Boundaries:  The School Board will hold a Work Session on elementary boundaries at 7 p.m. on Jan. 23 in Room 101 of the Education Center (1426 N. Quincy St. Arlington 22207). School Board Work Sessions are open for observation by the public, but no comments are accepted at these sessions. Work sessions can be viewed at With the […]


Message from the President: As you know we are gearing up for a lot of activities this month.  Our first is this Friday for our annual Disco!  Please be sure to look at details below on the Tuckahoe website on times and adult supervision.  We are suggesting a minimum contribution of $2/child or $5/family.   Our annual book fair begins January 29 and we […]

APS Ambassador Updates for January 16, 2018

Middle School Transfer Availability and Extended Middle School Application Deadline:  APS has notified families of 5th grade students that Jefferson Middle School and Kenmore Middle School will be able to accept a limited number of middle school transfers for the 2018-19 school year. Transportation will be provided to students who are accepted to either school. No neighborhood […]

JANUARY 9, 2018

Message from the President: This week we are moving our weekly message to a blog style found on our PTA website.  The weekly message will be abridged with a link to the entire weekly announcements which is on the Tuckahoe PTA page.  We are gearing up for a lot of activities this month and for the remainder of the […]

January 2, 2018

Message from the President: Happy New Year everyone and welcome back.  We start tonight with our monthly PTA meeting at 7PM in the library.  Our school board liaison and the APS School Board Chair, Dr. Barbara Kanninen will be joining us as our key speaker.  We will also be hearing from our newest art teacher, Nikki Reed, who will talk […]

December 18, 2017 

Message from the President: Our next PTA meeting will be January 2nd at 7:00PM in the library.  I am pleased that Barbara Kanninen, the Chair of the APS School Board and our board liaison will be joining us.  We will also have the opportunity to hear from our art teachers who are busily getting ready for DessArt Night coming […]