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Dental Career 2 students continue their work on mouthguards. They make mouthguards for football players all over the county.
Pharmacy Career students practice in the mock pharmacy in preparation for their internships. This entails receiving prescriptions, inputting data, and filling and dispensing medications.
Sensory Integration Lab:
PT/OT students have the opportunity to explore multiple sensory activities.
PT/OT Students Volunteer at Belle View Elementary and Head Start
Level 2 PT/OT students will visit Belle View Elementary once a month and work with Mr. Hall's special needs students on seasonal hands-on craft activities where the "big kids," as they are referred to, assist the "little kids," with practicing fine motor skills.
Academy students will also work once a month with Head Start students and develop activities to practice gross motor skills. This practical experience gives students opportunities in working with younger children of various skill levels and special needs.
will offer a Dual Enrollment option through Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Medical Education Campus (MEC).
Students will sit for NOVA's English placement exam to qualify for dual enrollment.
Level I students will receive 1 credit for HLT 141, Introduction to Medical Terminology
Level 2 students will receive 5 credits for PTH 151 Musculoskeletal Structure and Function, which is through the Physical Therapist Assistant Program.
Guest speakers demonstrate the hard work the K9 unit does.
November: CJ I students will travel to Ft. Belvoir to visit the Laser Range
November: CJ I will visit the Fairfax County range to practice using firearms.
December: CJ II students visit Coffeewood Correctional Center
Nutcracker:. For the 6th year, West Potomac Academy Dance partners with Alexandria Community Dance to perform the Nutcracker. Don't miss this classic ballet with a modern twist.
Thursday, Dec. 4, at 5 p.m.; Friday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Dec. 6, at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m.
TV Production students learn how to make a video
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