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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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Sign Up for Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on Monday, November 10th, 2014 from Noon until 7:00 pm. YOU MAY BRING YOUR STUDENT! School Without Walls is again using an online registration system. This allows parents/guardians to schedule conferences online prior to the conference date and provides teachers a list of families with whom they will be meeting. Read more »

Walls Picnic is Just Around the Corner!

The Walls Family Picnic on Sunday, 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. Bring a salad, side, dessert, or drink. The HSA will supply the Peruvian Read more »

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 »

A Message from Walls’ Mental Health, Behavioral Support and Counseling Team

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to your SWW Mental Health, Behavioral Support, and Counseling Team. Our mission is to utilize our specialization in mental health practices to be supportive of the cognitive, academic, and social-emotional needs of all students, using evidenced-based practices. Our role is critical to supporting positive adjustment Read more »

Debate Team Shines at Tournaments

Six Walls students competed brilliantly in the Oct. 11 DC Urban Debate League tournament, held at Cesar Chavez Public Charter High School. After four rounds of debating, Jack Nugent and Noa Rosinplotz won the first place Novice team award as well as the 2nd and 3rd place individual speaker awards. (Jack and Noa both competed Read more »

Information on DC’s Ebola Preparedness

The DC Department of Health (DC DOH) has been working hard to prepare for the possibility of patients presenting to DC health care facilities with symptoms consistent with viral hemorrhagic fever, such as those caused by the Ebola virus. Throughout this effort, DC DOH has been in close communication with local and national health care Read more »

Aspiring Walls Designers Attend White House Events

Ten SWWHS students participated in the inaugural Fashion Education Workshop at the White House, hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama. The workshop connected over 150 high school and college students with such fashion luminaries as Diane von Furstenberg, Zac Posen, Jason Wu, and Narciso Rodriguez, who encouraged the young designers as they passed on fashion Read more »

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