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DENTAL CAREERS

Dental Careers at WP Academy

Dental Career 2 students continue their work on mouthguards. They make mouthguards for football players all over the county.Mouthguard

MEDICAL ASSISTING/EXPLORING HEALTH SCIENCES


PHARMACY TECH

Counting tabletsPharmacy Tech students practice counting tablets, one of many skills required for certification as a Pharmacy Technician.

PHYSICAL/OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY  

PT/OT 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.


During a lab activity students play a variety of games while simulating assigned 'disabilities.'

WEST POTOMAC ACADEMY

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

New Instructor
Criminal Justice's new instructor, Tony Blackman, starts the year with the history of Criminal Justice.
UPCOMING EVENTS:
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.

DANCE

Dancers pose after film collaboration with professional TV production class.

Dancers

Fran Anthony Meyer, PhD CHES, co-author and editor of National Dance Education Standards, visited the dance studio bringing with her doctoral student Yuji Ohnishi. Mr. Ohnishi is here from Japan to study and compare dance education in the U.S.
dance

FASHION

 

MUSIC AND COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

 

TV PRODUCTION

TV Production students learn basic camera functionTV production
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