APS Snapshots

Snapshots Showcases Career Center Culinary Arts Partnership

Snapshots Showcases Career Center Culinary Arts PartnershipIn this week’s episode, Snapshots profiles the Career Center’s Culinary Arts and Sciences program and its partnership with Arlington’s Culpepper Garden Retirement Community. Through the Culinary Arts Apprenticeship Program, students prepared and served dinner at the American Culinary Federation’s business meeting for the DC/Maryland region. The students, who worked […]

Snapshots Features Randolph’s Battle of the Books

Snapshots Features Randolph’s Battle of the BooksIn this week’s episode, Snapshots showcases Randolph Elementary School’s First Annual Battle of the Books that took place earlier this month. Students received seven books to read over the summer, then joined teams in September and practiced with a coach for three weeks before a competition to see who […]

Snapshots Highlights Walk and Bike to School Day

Snapshots Highlights Walk and Bike to School DayIn this week’s episode, Snapshots visits Henry Elementary School during the International Walk and Bike to School Day celebration on Oct. 8. The day encourages a healthy lifestyle for students. “APS Snapshots” is a three-to-five minute weekly cable program highlighting student, teacher or school achievements, or featuring important, […]

Snapshots Highlights Oakridge Elementary School’s Community Journey Assembly

Snapshots Highlights Oakridge Elementary School’s Community Journey AssemblyIn this week’s episode, Snapshots visits Oakridge Elementary School during their Community Journey Assembly. Journey is a collaborative public installation and performance celebrating the unity of the Oakridge community. It is inspired and orchestrated by local “artivist” Elshafei Dafalla. “APS Snapshots” is a three-to-five minute weeklycable program highlighting […]

Snapshots Showcases Summer School Program Linking Literacy, History and Geography

Snapshots Showcases Summer School Program Linking Literacy, History and GeographyIn this week’s episode, Snapshots profiles a new program created by social studies supervisor Cathy Hix that links history, literacy and technology. “Lit Trips,” used at Swanson Middle School over the summer, linked historical fiction, good literacy practices, and Google Earth (to add more interest in […]

Snapshots Recaps APS Big Data Competition

Snapshots Recaps APS Big Data Competition In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy discusses the results from the APS Big Data Round Table competition. The Big Data competition was launched last November to encourage outside experts to analyze data sets to determine how they could be used to drive student achievement to […]

Snapshots Features Summer Tech Symposium

Snapshots Features Summer Tech SymposiumIn this week’s episode, Snapshots highlights the 2014 APS Technology Symposium that took place over the summer. Teachers and administrators had the opportunity to learn about the latest technology and how to use it in the classroom. You can see “APS Snapshots” on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon FiOS Channel […]

Snapshots Showcases Summer Literacy Academy

Snapshots Showcases Summer Literacy Academy In this week’s episode, Snapshots highlights the Summer Literacy Academy for rising sixth grade boys of color which took place at Swanson Middle School. The new literacy program helped to minimize summer learning loss by engaging the group in dynamic educational activities and providing unique opportunities for students to apply […]

Snapshots Goes Back to School

Snapshots Goes Back to SchoolIn this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy takesviewers on a tour of the school division as APS opens its doors for thefirst day of school. Dr. Murphy talks with a variety of stakeholdersthroughout the community, including Arlington County Manager BarbaraDonnellan, administrators, parents, transportation officials and busdrivers and they […]

Snapshots Looks Back at Summer Reading Initiative, Looks Forward to New School Year

Snapshots Looks Back at Summer Reading Initiative, Looks Forward to New School YearIn the first episode of Snapshots for the 2014-15 school year, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks to students about what excites them most about school as they return to the classroom next week. He also talks to families who attended the “Camping Out: […]