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Little Ambassadors’ Academy: celebrating individuality and learning through discovery

Little Ambassadors’ Academy comprises three campuses spread out across the Arlington area. Overlee, being the newest campus, allows LAA to expand early childhood education to more families across Arlington.

At LAA we believe children learn best through discovery. Our mission is to shape the minds and futures of our students in a structured and secure environment that is dedicated to early childhood development. We strive to provide a safe, creative, and nurturing space to help children develop curious and compassionate lifelong learners. We celebrate individuality and embrace that to help our children reach their fullest potential.

The Little Ambassadors’ Academy Kindergarten program is taught by an experienced kindergarten teacher with backgrounds teaching in either private or public-school settings.

Our curriculum continues the promotion of hands-on learning and ensures an emphasis on math, science, emergent literacy, technology, Spanish language enrichment, social and emotional development, and healthy living (nutrition and physical activity), while following Virginia’s standards of Learning for Kindergarten and First grade.

LAA Kindergarteners will have a core curriculum time between 9 a.m.-4 p.m. every day, 5 days a week.

Our students’ schedules will include large and small group instruction, one hour of recess (daily), specialties and field-trips. Our academic school year has limited closures (compared to neighboring school districts) and follows the LAA preschool academic calendar.

Summer camp will also be available to families who are interested and require a separate enrollment.

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Children’s Weekday Program (CWP) is a non-profit preschool rooted in a play-based philosophy. We focus on developing a love of learning and exploration, cooperation, empathy, and independence.

Our caring and experienced educators create opportunities for children 16 months to 5 years old to play, learn, and grow in a nurturing environment of child-centered and developmentally appropriate experiences.

Initially established more than 50 years ago in South Arlington, CWP continues to be a lauded program in the Northern Virginia area. We are extremely proud to have been recognized as a Best Preschool in Northern Virginia Magazine for the last 4 years.

Located now in North Arlington at 2666 Military Road, CWP offers a part-time parents day out and preschool program with options to extend care both before and after school. We offer a supportive and inclusive school community for children and parents alike and welcome all families to join our school!

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The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 77th annual Christmas tree sale!

This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 24th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to 10 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garland, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.

100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.

For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at

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Holiday Art Show

Holiday Art Show featuring artists: Peter Fitzgerald, Claire Plante, Alanna Rivera, and Suzy Scollon. At the Barcroft Community House, 800 South Buchanan St., Arlington, VA. Dec. 8 from, 2 PM to 8 PM and Dec. 9 from 10 AM to

Christmas Tree Sales

2023 Christmas Tree Sales Begin

Saturday, December 2

Get your holiday decorating off to the right start this year! We will be selling 150 Fraser firs, freshly cut and delivered from Sparta, North Carolina.

Sale Hours:

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