APS Snapshots

Snapshots Showcases CTE Programs

In this week’s episode, Snapshots highlights the Career and Technical Education (CTE) opportunities available to students to make them career and college ready.

Superintendent’s First Day

Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy presented his annual report on the first day of school.

Snapshots Features Virginia Elementary School Counselor of the Year

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 […]

Snapshots Features Summer Reading Activities

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 […]

Early Literacy Partnership between GMU and APS Featured on Snapshots

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 […]

Snapshots Showcases Arlington Tech Night

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 […]

Snapshots Showcases Williamsburg Anti-Bullying PSAs

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 […]