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A vibrant, intellectual home. A warm inclusive community. A dynamic liberal arts education for grades 6-12 that prepares students to think critically, act compassionately, and discover their place in the world.
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NWS Girls' Cross Country Wins Nike Portland Invitational
Congratulations to our girls' team, which beat competition from all over the west coast on Sept. 24, 2016.
Students Develop Virtual Reality Game
Two Northwest School juniors are about to release their first virtual reality (VR) game on Sept. 30, 2016. The game, named Vertigo, is a first-person shooter using a HTC Vive, a new VR gaming headset.
Student Pursues Passion For International Relations
For the last seven months, Molly M. ('17) has gathered experience for a career in international relations, spending half of her junior year in Washington D.C. at the School for Ethics and Global Leadership (SEGL), and studying Arabic in Morocco for six weeks during the summer. Read more about her time away from Seattle here.
Creating a Global Curriculum
This fall 2016, ninth grade Humanities students will dive into a new and improved Humanities curriculum that is less-Euro-focused and more global and inclusive of civilizations throughout the entire world.
Photos From Summer Camp
Our Summer Camp is in full swing right now! Come and take a look at all the activites the students are engaging in.
Making New Curriculum With Our Partner Schools
In the second half of the week-long Global Symposium for Partner Schools held June 27-July 1, teachers from the Northwest School and our partner schools around the globe worked together for nearly nine hours to develop concrete ideas for cross-cultural curriculum to use in the upcoming school year.
Setting a Foundation For Global Curriculum
On day two of the first Global Symposium for Partner Schools teachers from around the globe and Northwest School faculty presented current curriculum projects that would be good candidates for future cross-cultural collaboration.
Making Global Partnerships a Reality
Fifteen faculty members from four of our partner schools are working this week with Northwest School faculty to share curriculum ideas, visualize potential collaborative projects, and deepen connections between the schools during our Global Symposium of Partner Schools.
Northwest Strengthens Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The Northwest School Board of Trustees has been working on its Board Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan. Read more about what has been accomplished so far.
Trans-Pacific Collaboration in Science
Physics students recently collaborated on a new project with our partner school in Taiwan, the Affiliated High School to National Chengchi University, to identify and visually portray elements of physics studied over the school year.
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