Prom Tickets will be on sale this week for $60. You may purchase your ticket from Mrs. Jones in room 179 Gunston during your lunch period. Please be sure ALL your obligations AND senior dues  are paid before attempting to purchase a ticket. If you have any questions contact Mrs. Been  or Mrs. Jones (179 Gunston)

Region 3 Facilities Meetings:
Parents, employees, and community members are invited to attend Region 3 Facilities Meetings for the Community to learn more about the process Fairfax County Public Schools uses to determine student enrollment projections, school building renovation needs, programming at schools, and possible solutions to facility needs within the Mount Vernon and Lee Districts.

Band Board Positions: 
Please email Steve Larsen ( if you are interested in participating on the band board next year.  Lots of positions are available and new faces are always welcome!  For a look at some potential positions, please visit our website ( and go to Contacts.

Summer School Information/Opportunities
FCPS has updated the Summer School Information website for this coming summer! The first sign up window, for Self-Paced Economics & Personal Finance is open.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact Student Services.

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  • West Potomac Newscasts (Produced by WP Students)
  • Senior Vaughn Bassett placed in the HOSA Future Health Professions State Leadership Conference in Williamsburg, VA. This qualifies him for the National Leadership Conference in California. Vaughn is a student in the Academy Physical/Occupational Therapy class, instructor Mary Conklu.
  • West Potomac Senior to Play in National Festival
    Erika Larsen, a senior at West Potomac High School, will join other musicians from across the nation as part of Music for All's 2015 Honor Orchestra ...
  • Congratulations – Performing Arts Assessments
    Our top orchestra received a superior rating and the concert orchestra received an excellent rating. Portions of the band and choir have also completed district assessments with rave reviews, and our top band heads to Stafford County for its assessment in the week ahead.

  • Congratulations – Music for All’s 2015 Honor Orchestra of America Representative!
    Erika Larsen, a senior at WPHS, will represent Virginia and join other outstanding musicians from across the nation as part of Music for All’s 2015 Honor Orchestra of America. Erika Larsen plays flute & piccolo and was selected to rehearse and perform in concert as part of the Music for All National Festival, presented by Yamaha, March 11-14 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The orchestra is performing shared concerts with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. “To be selected for membership in this elite national ensemble is a great achievement and honor,” says Eric Martin, Music for All President and CEO.

  • Congratulations – Debate Teams!
    The Conference Debate Tournament was finally held at T.C. Williams HS on Wednesday, March 11th.  Two teams advanced to the Region Tournament in Public Forum.  Congratulations to:  Ian Nakayama & Andy Knight and Jacob Atagi & Sager Patel.  The Region Tournament is on Saturday, March 21st at Westfield HS.
  • Congratulations, Coach!
    West Potomac boys’ basketball coach David Houston III was named Conference 7 Co-Coach of the Year for the 2014-15 season. Way to go!!

  • Congratulations VBODA All-State Audition and All-State Band Participants:
    Nine students represented WPHS at last weekend’s VBODA All-State Auditions.  These outstanding musicians were among the nearly one thousand students from across the state attending auditions this year. Five students (marked with ***) have been selected to perform with the Virginia All-State Bands at Christopher Newport University, April 9-11. Congratulations to all who participated and those selected for All-State!

    Henry Drembus, Trumpet***
    Philip Drembus, Percussion***
    Clayton Egbulem, Trombone
    Sean Franklin, Bassoon
    Mia Genuario, Clarinet***
    Kendell Haywood, Percussion***
    Kierstin Jenne, Flute
    Erika Larsen, Flute***
    Lucas Makinen, Trumpet
    Kate Woods, Oboe

  • Congratulations, All-State Choir Participant!
    Steffi Dineros has been selected to participate in All-State Choir, a very distinguished honor!

  • Congratulations, Hockey Champs!
    WPHS Ice Hockey won the Conference Championship! Check out the winning night pictures at

What's Happening


25: March Madness Concert7:30 pm, Springbank Auditorium

March 30 - April 3: SPRING BREAK


6: NO SCHOOL for Students (FCPS Strategic Planning Day)

7: Silver (A) Day: 1,3,5,7

13: PTSA Meeting, 6:30pm, Library

15: Cosmopolitan Grill Guitar Fundraiser Night, guitar students  will play music between during the dinner hours

16: End of 3rd Quarter

17: NO SCHOOL for Students (Teacher Work Day)

18: ACT Test

19: Cap and Gown pictures, 2:30-9pm in room 507, $10 sitting fee 

April 23 - May 2: Addams Family the Musical




2: SAT Test

4-15: AP Exams

4: PTSA Meeting, 6:30pm, Library

13: 4th Quarter Interims distributed during 3rd period

30: PROM, 8pm, more info


1: PTSA Meeting, 6:30pm, Library

2-15: SHOUT

11: Annual Golf Tournament

17: Senior Convocation


  • Class of 2015 Graduation, 2pm, George Mason University
  • All Night Graduation Celebration, 10pm, Belle Haven Country Club, tickets

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