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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
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.
Students See Circuits in Action
Senior Physics students observed the close connection between biology, chemistry, and physics thanks to a presentation by two professional engineers from Physio Control.
NWS Senior to Join Portland State Track Team
Maya J. will take her athletic talents to Portland State University next year as a scholarship member of their track and field team.
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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