In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks with Washington-Lee High School Assistant Principal Claire Peters about the school’s mentoring program.
The Connect Program is a peer mentoring program that partners upperclassmen with freshmen to provide support throughout the year. Each freshman Generals Period has four or five upperclassmen who visit 1-2 times a month to discuss school events, academic planning, and answer questions about Washington-Lee. The mentors also lead team building activities to support freshmen getting to know each other and more about themselves.
"APS Snapshots" is a three-to-five minute weekly cable program highlighting student, teacher or school achievements, or featuring important, up-to-date information on a variety of topics.
You can see "APS Snapshots" on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon FiOS Channel 41. "Snapshots" airs at 7:00 Monday – Friday, and may run at additional times as scheduling allows. "Snapshots" can also be viewed on YouTube at AETVaps.
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