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DENTAL CAREERS

Dental Careers at WP Academy

Dental students continue clinical practice while studying for their Radiology exam. DANB Radiology exam.

MEDICAL ASSISTING/EXPLORING HEALTH SCIENCES

Exploring Health Science students practice taking vitals.

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PHARMACY TECH

Pharmacy Career students practice in the mock pharmacy in preparation for their internships. This entails receiving prescriptions, inputting data, and filling and dispensing prescriptions.

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PHYSICAL/OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY 

PT/OT Students attended HOSA State Leadership Conference in Williamsburg, VA. All three students placed giving them the opportunity to attend Nationals in California.

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.

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.

WEST POTOMAC ACADEMY

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Criminal Justice students participated in the district Skills USA competition qualifying them for the 51st Annual 2015 State Leadership Conference & Skills Championships held in Roanoke, Virginia April 17-18, 2015.Skills

DANCE

Dance students participated in the annual Dance Til You Drop festival held at South Lakes HS. Students had classes in Pilates Barre, Zumba, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Modern, and Hip Hop.

dance till u drop

Dance students have started learning the choreography for their annual end of the year festival done in collaboration with WP Academy TV Production class, May 7&8. Details to follow.

FASHION

West Potomac Academy Fashon Design

MUSIC AND COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

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TV PRODUCTION

TV Production students prepare for their end of the year show May 7 & 8. This is done in collaboartion with West Potomac Academy Dance and WP theater students.
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