A new approach to schools

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 SWW_entrance_photo2for 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 Associate of Arts degree from GW. Learn more »

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Penguin Pride

November 10, 2017: Go Penguins: Last week, Ms Brinley’s Latin students visited the Howard University Sesquicentennial Exhibit of  “15 Black Classicists.” Have a look at the Penguin Pride Archive to see more of our students’ (and teachers’) fantastic achievements!

Fall 2017 Tutoring schedule

GW students are currently available to provide tutoring in all subjects.  See the schedule below. Parents and students can be connected via email with a tutor by contacting SWW Admissions Director LaToya Grant, LaToya.Grant@dc.gov All tutoring will take place in Room 404, except during 2nd lunch; tutoring will take place in the library. Monday 4:45-6:00 Read more »

DCPS eligibility policy student athletes’ attendance

Attendance Policy. DCMR Chapter 27, section 2701.5(f) states that; – “A student athlete shall maintain compliance with State attendance regulations and shall be present at least two-thirds (2/3) of the required school days preceding the first day of each season designated by the SAO for each sport that the student participates in. The student athlete Read more »

Successful Sock Drive to benefit the DC homeless community completed

Thank You School Without Walls SHS Booster Club First Annual Sock Drive to benefit the DC Homeless Community    The Community Partnership for the Prevention of Homelessness report the following:  “On any given night there are 7,473 homeless persons in the District of Columbia”. 897 unsheltered persons (i.e. persons “on the street”); 5,363 persons in Emergency Read more »

Annual DCPS Lead in Water Testing

DCPS will be conducting its annual lead in water testing in buildings this week. For more information, please read the following letter: DCPS Lead in Water testing (English) DCPS Lead in Water testing (Amharic) DCPS Lead in Water testing (Spanish) DCPS Lead in Water testing (Vietnamese)

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