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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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Students and Faculty Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The entire Northwest School community engaged in a host of workshops on Friday, Jan. 13, to celebrate the life, work, and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Professional Animator Visits Northwest
Pixar animator and Northwest School alum Raphael Suter '00 stopped by the school's Animation class on Jan. 3, to share his experiences with students and answer questions about his career path.
Northwest Boys' Varsity Basketball Ranked in Top Ten in Washington State
The Northwest School boys' varsity basketball team is currently ranked No. 9 in Washington State for the 1A classification by The News Tribune. It is the first time in school history the team has achieved that ranking.
Celebrating Science and Math
The entire school community joined in Winterfest, its annual celebration of math and science, on Dec. 15. Check out more photos from the day's activities!
All Grades Take Stage at 2016 NWS Dance Department Showcase
Nearly 115 Northwest students from all grades took the stage at the 2016 Dance Department Showcase on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at the Broadway Performance Hall.
Students Visualize Effects of Ocean Acidification
On Nov. 23, Northwest School earth science students witnessed the effects of ocean acidification during a presentation by ocean acidification specialist Meg Chadsey, from Sea Grant Washington.
"Don't Be Absurd!" a Smashing Success
On Dec. 8-11, The Northwest School Theater Department presented the Upper School Play Production of "Don't be Absurd!"
NWS Choirs and Orchestras Delight in Winter Concert
Over 100 Northwest School students took the stage during our Winter Concert on Dec. 7, 2016, at the Plymouth Church.
Northwest Runner Finishes Seventh at Foot Locker XC Championships
Tibs P. '17 finished seventh in the nation at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championship on Saturday, Dec. 10, in San Diego, California.
Students Create Art to Support Standing Rock Protestors
Northwest School Public Art students demonstrated their solidarity with the Standing Rock protestors last week by creating an art installation in the Commons.
Students Learn from Alum Expertise in Africa
Eighth grade Humanities students received an enhanced lesson while they research their African country profiles, courtesy of Kendall Lawrence '07, who is currently working in the international development field in Africa.
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