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AIGA Speaker Series for Digital Art & Design Class
April 16, 2018
AIGA, The Professional Association for Design, partners with West Potomac Art Department to bring creative professionals to the classroom in the coveted AIGA Speaker Series. This year alone we've had art directors, web designers, and commercial photographers present their outstanding work, share behind the scenes creative processes, personal journeys into creative careers, and work with and critique student work. These creative professionals offer inspiration and advice to aspiring artists and designers.
Students Celebrate National Poetry Month at West PoEtry Show
April 11, 2018
April is National Poetry Month, and this year at West Potomac High School, students observed the month by reading some of their favorite poetry and hearing from two published poets during the West PoEtry Show, a two-day show celebrating that genre of literature.
West Potomac Goes to 'Space'
April 11, 2018
The Advanced STEM Engineering students completed a fantastic project, sending a weather balloon into the upper atmosphere, taking video, flight data and retrieving.
PTSA Academic Booster Sponsorship
April 02, 2018
Burke & Herbert Bank and WP PTSA: Partners in Student Recognition.
Student wins essay contest
March 01, 2018
After moving to U.S., Alexandria student wins essay contest for story on learning English. Watch the story on her that was featured on WJLA News Channel 7!
WestPo Graduate wins 2018 Cherry Blossom Princess award
February 28, 2018
The Society of Virginia has named Margaret O’Meara of Alexandria the 2018 Cherry Blossom Princess. Lorraine Barclay Nordlinger, President of the Society of Virginia stated, “The Society of Virginia was very impressed with Margaret’s passion for her home state of Virginia and her involvement, leadership, and accomplishments. We are excited to have her represent the Society of Virginia in our nation’s capital during the National Cherry Blossom Festival© in Washington, DC.”
2018 Scholastic Artists
January 19, 2018
Congratulations West Potomac Artists: Jackson Bates, Taylor Petteway, Kaylie Kopicki, Gabrielle Farmer, Caroline Gardner, Alexandra Kroeger, and Kiki Lapan!
January 10, 2018
Learn about the AMAZING visual art courses you can take at West Potomac: Digital Art & Design, Photography, Studio Art, Sculpture, Art Journaling & Ceramics.
Main Page Photo Archives
January 05, 2018
A collection of Photos featured on the West Potomac High School Homepage
Acting Locally, Thinking Globally
November 13, 2017
This Veterans Day, students work and learn alongside veterans on a number of projects in and around West Potomac High School. Organized through the Travis Manion Foundation, students gain a better sense of service by giving back to their community.