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Teacher Tuesday – Meet Mr. Perrot!

Meet Mr. Perrot! Prior to joining APS, Mr. Perrot taught Latin in Loudoun County Public Schools. When a position to teach both French and Latin opened at Swanson five years ago, he jumped at the opportunity. This was a homecoming of sorts, first because he lived a number of years in France and has an […]

Teacher Tuesday – Meet Mr. Campbell

Meet Mr. Campbell Swanson’s 2020 Teacher of the Year, Mr. Campbell, teaches 8th grade world geography and serves as the 8th grade team leader.  He is in his 13th year with APS.  Previous positions held by Mr. Campbell within APS include substitute teacher, testing coordinator, administrative assistant for discipline, instructional assistant, and high school teacher. […]

Teacher Tuesday – Meet Ms. Hutto

Meet Ms. Hutto Ms. Hutto is a special education teacher who has worked for APS for the past 18 years.  Ms. Hutto is also a recent retiree with Gap, Inc. where she worked for almost 30 years.   You might be surprised to learn that Ms. Hutto has worked since the age of 16, was an […]

Teacher Tuesday – Meet Ms. Corcoran!

Meet Ms. Corcoran Ms. Corcoran is a 14-year veteran art teacher who has worked in various roles within APS since 1996.  “My interest in education was a journey that I never thought would reach me where I am today. My love of learning brought me back to education and giving back to our kids, the […]

Teacher Tuesday – Meet Ms. Pennington

Meet Ms. Pennington  Ms. Pennington, a first-year 6th grade science teacher for APS, comes to us from St. Louis, Missouri where she taught as a 6th grade science teacher for the past seven years. Having spent a lot of time in her retired mother’s kindergarten class, Ms. Pennington grew to have a love for teaching.  Her […]

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 […]