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The School Without Walls High School is located in Washington D.C. on the campus of George Washington University. The collegiate environment is a result of the long-term partnership with the university that has yielded many benefits for both communities. The newest manifestation of this partnership is the joint Associate of Arts program. Select students can spend their junior and senior years as full-time George Washington University students and earn both a high school diploma from School Without Walls and an Associates of Arts degree from GW. Learn more »

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Open House for New Student Recruitment

Please join us for our open house for new student recruitment for the 2015-2016 school year. Come learn about the offerings at School Without Walls and the admissions process. Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 Time: 10 am until noon & 6 pm until 8 pm Location:  Lisner Auditorium @ George Washington University 730 21st Street Read more »

You Gotta Picnic!

The Walls Family Picnic on October 26 is a not-to-be-missed annual school tradition and a great way to see old friends and make new ones. All family members are welcome that day at Rock Creek Park Shelter #6, from 11am to 3pm (note this change in time from earlier announcements). The HSA will provide hot dogs, Read more »

What’s It Like to Be a Surgeon?

The GWU Hospital’s Students Attending Thoracic Surgery (StATS) Program has invited Walls juniors and seniors to attend a “real world” anatomy and physiology lesson. On Oct. 10,* students will watch a live telecast of a minimally invasive pulmonary medical procedure performed in the operating room and broadcast to a nearby conference room. Thoracic surgeon Dr. Read more »

Meet DC’s Ombudsman for Public Education

Ombudsman Joyanna Smith will attend our HSA General Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 2, 6:30pm, to introduce herself to the SWWHS community and discuss her role in DC education. Her office receives complaints and concerns from parents/guardians, students, and educators and works toward resolution in a collaborative manner.

Want to Go to India or Australia?

Two new student travel opportunities have been added to the growing list of exciting trips planned for this year. The first is a trip to India in February, and the second is a trip to Australia in April. Check out the International Travel page for more details about these trips as well as trips to Read more »

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