The Northwest School
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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.
Welcome to The Northwest School
Student Performs at Carnegie Hall
Rebecca C. ('18) performed on the venerable stage of Carnegie Hall as part of the Crescendo International Music Competition in February 2016.
One-time Performance of "Crates of Thunder," April 29
The Northwest School is proud to present a special performance of Crates of Thunder on Friday, April 29, at 7:00 pm, in our Black Box Theatre.
Girls' Track and Field Team Excels at Pasco Invitational
The Northwest School girls' track and field team finished fifth out of 106 schools.
Students Interview World War II Veterans
History came to life for the 7th graders recently after they sat down and interviewed World War II veterans and those directly affected by the war.
ArtsFest Gala Dazzles Audience
The 36th annual Northwest School ArtsFest Gala delighted the audience with a night of music, dance, spoken word, and juggling, on April 6, at Town Hall.
Eighth Graders Visit Local Sikh Center
Northwest School 8th graders heightened their awareness of Sikh culture by taking a field trip to the Khalsa Gurmat School in Renton.
Students Talk Identity During Community Conversation
Northwest School students and faculty recently participated in a Community Conversation about identity and being conscious of people "in the quiet."
NWS Students Correspond From Spain
A group of Northwest School students are busy touring Spain and are enrolling in Spanish language classes at the Center for Language and Intercultural Exchange in Sevilla, Spain.
Experiencing Science Discovery
Northwest School students are engaged in a multi-year collaboration involving the study of and solution for pre-eclampsia, a dangerous pregnancy complication caused by high blood pressure, with Dr. David Reuter, a pediatric specialist at Seattle Children's Hospital.
Students Engage in Activism and Advocacy
Northwest seniors have been working on a project that engages students in grassroots activism and demonstrates that real change can be accomplished on any level, whether it is as simple as writing an editorial to a newspaper or printing a t-shirt to promote a cause.
This fall 2015, we have over 70 students from 12 countries joining our Northwest School community. The Northwest School is the only independent school in Seattle with an international boarding program and dormitory.
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