Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy presented his annual report on the first day of school.
Arlington Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy and the entire APS community are ready to welcome students back to school on Sept. 6.
In this episode, Snapshots talks with Nottingham Elementary School counselor Dr. Mary Beth McCormac, the current Virginia Elementary School Counselor of the Year about her work with students. She also discusses how important the role of counselor is to the mental development of a child. Today also marks the beginning of National School Counseling Week […]
In this episode, Snapshots highlights ATS, Barcroft and Campbell elementary schools and their summer reading initiatives which encourage summer reading by opening their libraries to students over the summer. They also provide reading advice for students, parents and teachers. “APS Snapshots” is a three-to-five minute cable program highlighting student, teacher or school achievements, or featuring […]
In this week’s episode, Snapshots features an early literacy initiative that is the culmination of a partnership between APS and George Mason University. The recently-completed program provided professional learning to primary grade teachers. Over 300 administrators and teachers participated in four full professional learning days across the year focused on early literacy development with an […]
In this episode, Snapshots visits the Career Center for Arlington Tech Night. This was the first formal gathering of incoming students and parents to the new school. Students were introduced to classmates and teachers and learned about the many opportunities for hands-on experience with various project-based learning curriculum. The Arlington Tech program is centered on […]
In this episode, Snapshots talks with Williamsburg Middle School Journalism teacher Jeff Schonfeld about a series of PSAs they produced. Journalism students have been hearing in the news all year about controversial issues and societal problems including: violence, intolerance, and injustice just to name a few. They’ve learned that these issues have real-world implications for […]
In this episode, Snapshots talks to students and staff who run Wakefield High School’s Formals for $5 pop-up shop. Through community donations, students are able to purchase men’s and woman’s formal wear for $5. “APS Snapshots” is a three-to-five minute cable program highlighting student, teacher or school achievements, or featuring important, up-to-date information on a […]
In this episode, Snapshots talks to Taylor Elementary School Principal Harold Pellegreen and music teacher Eleyna Vernon about the schools initiative to teach students the Ukulele. The pilot program for fifth graders teaches students an instrument that is approachable for all children at this age. Learning the ukulele challenges students to understand the concepts of […]
In this episode, Snapshots talks with Jamestown Elementary School staff as they host a series of math academies for parents. The sessions provide parents with insight on the different methods of how math is taught at the each grade level. “APS Snapshots” is a three-to-five minute cable program highlighting student, teacher or school achievements, or […]