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Four West Potomac Staff Members Recognized at FCPS Honors!
June 15, 2018
Congratulations to History and Social Studies Teacher Mark Klucharich, Special Education Instructional Assistant Larry Tanh, and Career Center Specialist Elizabeth Carter who were recognized at the 2018 FCPS Honors Ceremony!
May 25, 2018
Mr. Coe's World Religions/ Current events class participates in conferences throughout the year. Topics discussed include: rights of women and girls with a school in Ukraine, and hate speech with a Muslim school in Britain.
WP Students headed abroad as a part of Visions Global Service Project
May 23, 2018
This summer, West Potomac High School students Peyton Burns and Brian Williams will travel to Peru and the British Virgin Islands, respectively with VISIONS Service Adventures, an international community service program for teens. They will join other high school students from around the world in these locations, where they will live in the community, get to know the local customs and traditions, and tackle ambitious service projects that demonstrate the power of teens working for change.
WP Film Nominations at the 2018 VHSL Film Festival
May 14, 2018
Congratulations West Po Pro TV/Film Production and Film Club students on VHSL Film nominations!
Students tour the Sikh Gurdwara of DC
April 24, 2018
Mr. Coe's Religion and Current Events class, along with Ms. Cohen’s freshmen World History class, took a field trip to Washington to tour the Sikh Gurdwara of DC.
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.”