APS Snapshots

Swanson’s Partnership with UVA Featured on Snapshots

Swanson’s Partnership with UVA Featured on Snapshots In this week’s episode, Snapshots highlights the partnership between the University of Virginia and Swanson Middle School. UVA graduate students are tutoring students on a one-on-one basis throughout the school year. The graduate students prepare lesson plans that are tailored to each student’s needs. You can see “APS […]

NES Groundbreaking Featured on Snapshots

NES Groundbreaking Featured on Snapshots In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks with future parents and students of the new elementary school at Williamsburg during the groundbreaking ceremony on March 19.  The new school is anticipated to be the first Net Zero Energy School on the East Coast. This means that […]

Little Dresses for Africa Featured on Snapshots

Little Dresses for Africa Featured on Snapshots In this week’s episode, Snapshots visits Barcroft Elementary School where students are making dresses for children in Africa. Using pillowcases, students design and create dresses which are shipped to Michigan. From there, the dresses are distributed through orphanages, churches and schools in Africa. Little Dresses for Africa is […]

Snapshots Showcases the Team Kids Challenge

Snapshots Showcases the Team Kids Challenge In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks with Henry Elementary School Principal Dr. Lisa Piehota and founder Julie Hudash about the Team Kids Challenge. The student-led community service pilot initiative strengthens innovative communitycollaborations that empower young people to become resilient and responsible citizens with a […]

Snapshots Showcases Academic Planning and the Whole Child

Snapshots Showcases Academic Planning and the Whole Child In this week’s episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy discusses the APS Academic Planning process. The Academic Planning initiative centers around the critical decision points during a student’s PreK-12 educational career that stress the importance of planning, building a strong foundation, and taking rigorous courses in […]

Snapshots Celebrates Digital Learning Day

Snapshots Celebrates Digital Learning DayIn this week’s episode, Snapshots highlights students at Hoffman-Boston Elementary School who celebrate Digital Learning Day by finding out how easy it can be to learn computer programming skills. You can see “APS Snapshots” on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon FiOS Channel 41. “Snapshots” airs at 7:00 Monday – Friday, […]

Snapshots Highlights Social Studies Instruction

Snapshots Highlights Social Studies InstructionIn this week’s episode, Snapshots looks at social studies instruction at the middle school level. Secondary social studies teachersacross the county on working on site-based initiatives to meet the needs of the students in their schools. The social studies teachers at Gunston Middle School are reading the book Teach Like a […]

Snapshots Celebrates Career and Tech Education Month

Snapshots Celebrates Career and Tech Education MonthIn this week’s episode, Snapshots highlights innovative and creative career and technical education projects students are working on and the different science, technology, education and mathematics (STEM) opportunities for students. You can see “APS Snapshots” on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon FiOS Channel 41. “Snapshots” airs at 7:00 […]

Snapshots Profiles Henry’s ‘Brain Breaks’ and ‘Zero Hour PE’

Snapshots Profiles Henry’s ‘Brain Breaks’ and ‘Zero Hour PE’In this week’s episode, Snapshots visits Henry Elementary School to highlight the “Brain Breaks” and “Zero Hour PE” initiatives. Both the Zero Hour PE and the Brain Breaks are designed to help students as close to 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity during the school day […]

Snapshots Highlights ESOL/HILT Instruction

Snapshots Highlights ESOL/HILT InstructionIn this week’s episode, Snapshots visits H-B Woodlawn to showcase how English is taught to students who speak a different language. As a result of a program evaluation recommendation, the ESOL/HILT office has begun an intensive focus on building the academic language proficiency of our English language learners has begun. H-B Woodlawn […]