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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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Northwest School Community Celebrates Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The entire Northwest School community celebrated the life, work, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a host of workshops and speakers, on Friday, Jan. 15.
Don't Miss Our Upper School Play Production
On Feb. 4-7, The Northwest School Theater Department is proud to present the Upper School Play Production of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, by Charles Dickens, directed by Laura Ferri.
NWS Faculty Publishes Groundbreaking Research
A multi-year research project by NWS chemistry teacher Lucas Monkkonen will be published this month in the American Chemical Society’s Journal of Chromatography.
Climate Change Activist David Orr Speaks With NWS Community
“You can make a difference on climate with whatever you do in the future,” Professor Orr told the students.
Fan Night Packs the Gymnasium for Evening of Basketball
Almost 300 people filled the NWS gym to the rafters for our annual Fan Night event.
Statistics Project Featured on Taiwanese TV Stations
The Taiwanese media picked up on the ongoing global curriculum work between NWS math teacher David Matlock and our partner school in Taiwan, The Affiliated High School to National ChengChi University.
French Students Explore Language By Writing Cookbook
French IV students recently learned a new way to converse in a foreign language after creating a faux recipe book titled A New World With a New Women's Recipes.
Celebrating Math and Science at Winterfest
The Northwest School closed out 2015 with the annual Winterfest event, a school-wide demonstration of all math and science.
Over 120 Students Take Stage at 2015 NWS Dance Department Showcase
Over one-fifth of the student body took the stage on Dec. 16, at the Broadway Performance Hall, to showcase all of the dance classes at The Northwest School.
Students Design Roller Coaster Tracks with Math
As the culmination of studying quadratic and parametric equations, Pre-Calculus students designed roller coaster tracks using quadratic and linear functions, and then presented the results to their fellow classmates.
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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