For all high school information and important dates, please visit our High School Information page.
2018 Summer Information Sessions
Families of rising 6th graders and new students: Please join us this summer to learn more about Swanson’s academic program, school information, counseling services, 6th grade routines, and more! We will hold sessions on July 20th @ 9 AM, July 20th @ 1 PM, and August 9th @ 4 PM. Sessions will include a 30 minute presentation followed by a tour of the school. No registration required. All presentations will take place at Swanson. If you need more information, please call 703-228-5508.
Swanson Academic Planning Nights 2018
These evening sessions give parents a chance to learn about Swanson’s course offerings and high school graduation requirements.
- Rising 6th Grade Night – January 16th, 2018 @ 7 PM
- Rising 7th and 8th Grade Night – February 8th, 2018 @ 7 PM
To find course descriptions and graduation requirements, see the APS Programs of Studies for Middle School and High School.
Middle School Information Night
October 23, 2017, at 7 p.m., at Washington-Lee High School (1301 N. Stafford Street, 22201)
Families will receive information on transitioning from elementary to middle school, learn about their neighborhood and option schools for the 2018-19 school year, and attend individual sessions with middle school principals and their staffs.
College & Career Fair 2017
October 17, 2017 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Wakefield High School – 1325 S. Dinwiddie St., Arlington, VA 22204
- Speak with representatives from 150 colleges, universities, and trade schools.
- Obtain valuable resources from local community organizations
- Attend workshops on financial aid and employment projections
Act II Classes
Act II Classes are after-school elective classes. These classes meet one day a week after school. Attendance is taken and students are given a grade. Please look out for announcements regarding ACT II class registration in late September.