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
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.
Class of 2016 Celebrates Graduation
Here are a few photos as we say goodbye to our Class of 2016.
Mask, Mime, and Improv Delivers Delightful Performance
The annual end-of-year performance for the Mask, Mime, and Improv class was a spectacle to see (and sometimes hear).
Students Use Math to Create Ceramics
Northwest School students recently used the basics of geometry to design templates for their latest ceramic pieces.
A Cappella Choir Delivers Delightful Performance
Twenty-five Northwest School students took the stage at Greenlake Methodist Church on May 31, as the A Cappella Choir sang an expansive set of songs ranging from current pop hits to world music.
Northwest School Runners Take Home State Championships
The Northwest School track and field team added some medals to the trophy case at the State Meet in Cheney, Washington, on May 26-28.
Students Partner with Heritage University for Sustainable Food Development
Northwest School sophomores recently helped build raised vegetable beds for citizens of Wapato, Toppenish, and Zillah, Washington, through a partnership with Heritage University during the annual 10th grade trip on May 18-20.
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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