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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 Runner Qualifies for Foot Locker XC Championships
Tibs P. '17 is heading to the Foot Locker Cross Country National Championship after a stellar second place finish at the West Regional on Saturday, Dec. 3. The championship race takes place 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.
Reserve Your Seat for "Don't Be Absurd!" Now
The Northwest School Upper School Play Production is proud to announce "Don't be Absurd!" on Dec. 8-11, 2016. Reserve your seats now!
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.
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.
Northwest School Cross Country Athletes Named Best in Nation
High school coaches around the nation have voted the Northwest School girls' cross country team as the top Division II squad in the entire country. Also honored by the National High school Coaches Association is senior Tibs P. who was named the best Division II boys runner in the nation.
Faculty Poet Reads at Jack Straw Event
Humanities teacher and poet Suzanne Bottelli has been invited by the Jack Straw Writing Program to help celebrate the organization's 20th anniversary set for Friday, Nov. 18, at the Jack Straw Cultural Center in Seattle.
Northwest School Runner Signs with University of Washington
Northwest School senior Tibs P. today signed his national letter of intent to join the University of Washington cross country team in 2017. Beaming with his signature smile, Tibs made his recruitment official while surrounded by his cross country teammates and coaches.
Students Engage in Political Activism
As many as 200 Northwest School students activated their civic engagement and entered the national political discourse by joining fellow students throughout Seattle in an organized and peaceful walkout on Monday, Nov. 14.
Seventh Graders Present Passionate Opinions in World Court Debates
Three groups of seventh graders captivated their peers with lively arguments during the annual World Court Debates on Monday, Oct. 31. The debates are the culmination of a unit on world history in the 1800s.
Seniors Dive into Political Campaigns
Northwest School seniors are fully immersed in this year’s election process, even though many of them are too young to vote, in the Campaign Project. Students are required to volunteer for at least 18 hours on a campaign of their choice.
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