Return to Headlines


Here’s what you need to know: 

  • We are offering optional but strongly encouraged testing for staff and students in every APS cluster this Thursday, Jan. 6 and Friday, Jan. 7 from noon to 6 p.m. Download the testing locations here: 
  • We need parents to consent to have their students surveillance tested. Access the consent form here:
  • We will be hosting COVID-19 vaccination events for eligible APS students (ages 5 and older), APS families, and APS staff on Saturday, January 8 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Sutton 7/8, Long MS, Maynard Jackson HS, and Mays HS. Register today at
  • We will follow our updated decision-making matrix for pivoting to virtual learning on an as-needed basis (for individual schools). 
  • Upon our return to in-person learning:
    • We will continue our mandatory twice per week staff surveillance testing
    • We are increasing our student testing to twice per week.
  • We will implement a new test-to-stay protocol (which is also known as a modified quarantine) at all schools and APS work sites for students and staff beginning Tuesday, January 18, 2022 (with orientation and training for school and district staff beginning Monday, January 10, 2022).