APS Snapshots

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: […]

Drew’s Sports Reading Club Featured on Snapshots

Drew’s Sports Reading Club Featured on SnapshotsIn this week’s episode, Snapshots joins Drew Model School’s Sports Reading Club as they host former Washington Redskin Raleigh McKenzie. Fourth grade boys have been reading regularly since February and as a reward, the APS offices of Title I and Minority Achievement reached out to McKenzie to come read […]

Snapshots Features VA Secretary of Education Visit

Snapshots Features VA Secretary of Education Visit In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy highlights the recent visit of Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton and State Superintendent Steve Staples. This was their first tour of a Northern Virginia school system since being appointed earlier this year. While at APS, they toured […]

Snapshots Showcases Wakefield Environmental Fair

Snapshots Showcases Wakefield Environmental Fair In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks to Wakefield students about their projects at the school’s annual Environmental Fair. The projects feature 10 groups of students from the AP environmental science classes. This is the eighth year of the fair. You can see “APS Snapshots” on […]

Snapshots Showcases STEM Robotics Lab at Barcroft

Snapshots Showcases STEM Robotics Lab at BarcroftIn this week’s episode, Snapshots showcases a STEM robotics lab and competition at Barcroft Elementary School. Through a partnership with Americorps, students used several Lego robotics kits to learn about building and programming robots during the school’s recent intersession (Barcroft is on a modified-year calendar). You can see “APS […]

Snapshots Showcases Career Center Healthy Lunches Event

Snapshots Showcases Career Center Healthy Lunches EventIn this week’s episode, Snapshots features the Arlington Career Center Healthy Lunches event held May 19. The event, hosted by staff and students of the Culinary Arts & Sciences Program, focused on how to make healthier lunches at home, as well as on how to make healthier lunch selections […]

Snapshots Showcases Elementary Literacy and the Arts

Snapshots Showcases Elementary Literacy and the ArtsIn this week’s episode, Snapshots features Drew Model School art and music teachers sharing how they teach literacy through the arts. 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 […]

Snapshots Profiles the First Annual Bike Show and Tell

Snapshots Highlights [title of segment]In this week’s episode, Snapshots highlights Arlington Public Schools first annual Bicycle Show & Tell event at Washington-Lee High School. The event was an opportunity for students and families throughout the community to show off their bikes and meet with other riders. In addition, attendees were able to learn more about […]

Barcroft Celebrates Arbor Day on Snapshots

Barcroft Celebrates Arbor Day on SnapshotsIn this week’s episode, Snapshots visits Barcroft Elementary School for the annual Arlington County Arbor Day celebration. On Thu, April 24, Arlington County was recognized as a “Tree City, USA” for its documented robust protection and preservation of the trees in the County. This recognition was celebrated by the planting […]

Words Out Loud Featured on Snapshots

Words Out Loud Featured on SnapshotsIn this week’s episode, Snapshots showcases the fifth annual Words Out Loud: Celebrating the African American Read-In. APS middle and high school students submitted original writing that resonated with a minority experience, and 14 were selected to share their work in a live recording event at Barnes and Noble in […]