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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 »

The Latest News:

Update from DCPS re: Francis Stevens Merger

Dear School Without Walls Families, As you are all aware, our community had been promised a plan for the merger with Francis Stevens from DCPS Chief of Schools John Davis. Since the announcement of the merger decision in early 2013 and the subsequent publication of the findings of last summer’s Task Force, many in our Read more »

Model UN Team Hits the Big Time

In June, the SWWHS Model United Nations team as named one of the 150 Best High School Model UN Teams in North America — an honor shared by only one other team in DC (St. Albans). This achievement is all the more extraordinary given that the team was launched only three years ago.

Essay Contest for $10k-$20k Scholarship

Junior Achievement has announced the 2014 Junior Achievement Essay Competition. The competition is open to any student in the 9th-12th grade in Greater Washington. Students must write a 1,000 – 1,500 word essay on the following topic: Should young Americans be required to spend at least one year in public service or is such a Read more »

New Walls Sports Website

Are you interested in a sport at Walls? Got to swwsports.com and register to get information on the sport you want to play or just to watch. You will find real time coaches info, changes in times, tryouts, etc.

Teacher in the News On Role of Latin

SWW Latin teacher Jane Brinley was featured in two recent articles on the role of Latin in our modern world. In the Washington Post Magazine and The Catholic University of America Magazine, Ms. Brinley discusses the importance of studying Latin. “We live in a world that is surrounded by the influence of Latin and the Read more »

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