Teacher Tuesday – Meet Ms. Partridge!

Meet Ms. Partridge Ms. Partridge is a 22-year math coach and math teacher with APS.  She has been at Swanson during her entire career with APS.  She describes her 22-year experience as follows, “While the general job description of a teacher remains the same, there have been many changes over the years.   The biggest change […]

Teacher Tuesday – Meet Mr. Berman!

Meet Mr. Berman Mr. Berman, a six-year veteran of APS.  He serves as the Equity and Excellence Coordinator and is a Special Education Teacher.  He began his career with APS as a student teacher at Swanson.While in college, Mr. Berman worked at URJ Youth Camp Harlam.  It is while working there that he first became […]

Teacher Tuesday – Meet Ms. Stowell!

Meet Ms. Stowell Melanie Stowell has been teaching Latin in APS for 11 years. Over those years, she has taught at Yorktown, Washington-Liberty, H-B Woodlawn, and Gunston, but she has mostly been at Swanson, where she feels truly part of the community, living close to the school and having had all three of her children […]

Teacher Tuesday – Meet Mr. Wickline!

Meet Mr. Wickline Mr. Wickline is starting his first full year at APS and he teaches Computer Science.  Previous roles included four years as a Business & Info Tech. teacher at Justice High School in FCPS and many years in various roles in the retirement plan industry. When asked how he became interested in working […]

Teacher Tuesday – Meet Mr. Bane

Meet Mr. Bane Mr. Bane is a 6th Grade U.S. History, Civics and Economics Teacher who has been with APS for four years.  Before coming to APS Mr. Bane taught in Volusia County Schools in Florida for 23 years. Two of Mr. Bane’s teachers got him interested in education.  “My 8th grade history teacher showed […]

Teacher Tuesday – Meet Ms. Rauseo!

Meet Ms. Rauseo A former International Flight Attendant & Language Translator for US Airways, Madame Rauseo currently teaches French and serves as the World Languages Department Chair.  She is co-sponsor of The Swanson Club de Français. When asked what makes the Foreign Language Department important for students, Ms. Rauseo shared a quote from The Economist, […]

Teacher Tuesday – Meet Ms. Chiu!

Meet Ms. Chiu Employed for the past 16 years with APS, Ms. Chiu is a reading specialist and the lead English Language Arts teacher at Swanson.  During her tenure with APS Ms. Chiu has also worked at Hoffman Boston Elementary School and Gunston Middle School.  Ms. Chiu also worked with AmeriCorps and taught English at […]

Teacher Tuesday – Meet Ms. Campbell!

Meet Ms. Campbell Ms. Campbell, a graduate of APS, has been teaching 7th and 8th grade math for the past 14 years. While Ms. Campbell came from a long line of teachers on her mother’s side, teaching was not a part of her career path.  But, it was a teacher that made a big impression […]

Teacher Tuesday – Mr. Demarino

Meet Mr. DeMarino Mr. DeMarino teaches Technology Education and has been with APS for 19 years.  While with APS Mr. DeMarino has also served as a photography teacher, yearbook adviser, and morning announcements producer. “My interests in kids and education came from growing up in a small town where people took care of each other. […]

8th Grade Promotion Information

Since we are unable to join together for our traditional ceremony, we hope you will enjoy a pre-recorded promotion video on June 17 at 11 AM. A SchoolTalk message is forthcoming with the YouTube link to families. Additionally, a Vimeo link will be provided which allows families to download the video as a keepsake. To […]