Cardinal Courier - September 28

Picture Day is Next Monday, October 4!

Order forms are in today's Tuesday folder! If you would rather pay online, you can do so by going to the Lifetouch website and entering Abingdon's Picture Day ID: EVTVSD7Q4

Important Upcoming Dates

  • This Wednesday September 29: Early Release at 12:26pm

  • Monday October 4: Picture Day! Check Tuesday Folders for order forms.

  • Monday October 11: No School for Students (Arlington County Parks and Rec October Break Camps info and registration can be found here)

  • Tuesday October 12: Abingdon PTA October meeting at 6:30pm via Zoom (Topic TBD)

Upcoming APS Community Engagement Opportunities:

Arlington Community Events:

  • Arlington County is offering free, walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinics to individuals ages 12+, no appointment required. Children 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. These clinics are for first dose only.

  • Now - Jan. 8 Columbia Pike: Through the Lens of Community, a unique exhibition of photographs that celebrates the extraordinary cultural diversity found in Arlington’s 22204 neighborhood.

  • Library of Virginia Exhibition Gallery, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond 23219

  • Wed. Oct. 6 Celebrate Home! Benefit event honoring the extraordinary leadership of Nina Janopaul, APAH’s President/CEO for 14 years.

  • 5 – 8:00 p.m. Buy tickets here. Holiday Inn, 4610 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington 22203 (outdoor, tented event)

  • Sat. Oct. 9 15th annual Soccer Tournament for 12 – 17 year-old girls & boys, hosted by the Arlington Gang Prevention Task Force

  • 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Pre-Registration required. $9 includes T-shirt & lunch. Virginia Highlands Park, 1600 S. Hayes St. 22202

  • Sat. Oct. 16 Reencuentro: Latinos in Arlington celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, sponsored by Arlington County Centennial Committee

  • 2 - 5:00 p.m. Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. 22201 (indoor & outdoor)


To read Community Engagement Opportunities in other languages, visit and use the auto-translation feature at the top of the page to select preferred language.

Visit for more community engagement opportunities, School Board calendar, Arlington County’s Engage calendar.

Please reach out to us at with any questions.

Sincerely, Jackie Winkelvoss PTA President