Identity and Activism: a pilot course at Gibbs School FEATURED UPDATE

In sixth grade, most students are just beginning to understand their social identities. With the support of a $10,000 AEF grant made in June 2019, a new project-based learning (PBL) course will help students develop both their social and self-awareness. 

AEF Invests $200,000 in Behavioral Health FEATURED UPDATE

AEF understands the relationship between behavioral health and school success, and has committed to investing $200,000 between 2017 and 2020 to support the district’s Safe and Supportive Schools initiative.

Arlington Education Foundation has partnered with the Belmont Savings Bank Foundation and the Arlington Public Schools to bring project-based learning to life at the Gibbs School with the installation of a media wall.


Congratulations to our 2018 AHS and Ottoson Star Teachers of the Year!

  • Michael Byrne, Arlington High School, Drama
  • Heather Mahoney, Ottoson Middle School, 6th grade English


What a Buzzing Good Time!

The 2018 Trivia Bee was one for the books.  More laughs, more teams, more contestants than ever before!  A record 32 teams competed for the coveted Trivia Bee crown.


2017 Grant Highlights Video

Thank you for a great year!  View this short video of grants that YOU brought to life in the Arlington Public Schools in 2017.


AEF understands the relationship between behavioral health and school success, and has committed to investing $200,000 between 2017 and 2020 to support the district’s Safe and Supportive Schools initiative.