March 30 - April 6: NO SCHOOL Have a wonderful SPRING BREAK West Potomac!
Deadline for AP Registration for Non-Enrolled students is April 6. Contact Russell Easter at (703) 718-2532 and firstname.lastname@example.org.”
ATTENTION AP STUDENTS
WHAT : AP Testing Pre-Registration
WHEN: 2:15pm until 3pm on the following late bus days:
- Thursday, April 9 – for seniors
- Monday, April 13 – for juniors
- Monday, April 20 – for sophomores
WHERE: SCHOOL CAFETERIA
HOW: Students who have sports practice and/or fine arts rehearsals are asked to report for AP pre-registration first.
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.
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.
All Night Graduation Celebration Tickets - Get them NOW and SAVE!!!
- West Potomac Newscasts (Produced by WP Students)
- 2015 Science Fair Winners- BEST SHOWING EVER! Congrats WP Scientists!
- 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 https://www.facebook.com/WestPotomacPTSA.
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
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
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