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 »

The Latest News:

Help Send Walls’ Ensemble Concert Choir to Cuba

Walls’ concert choir has been invited by the Cuban Ministry of Culture to learn and perform in Havana at the end of May. The choir is soliciting funding to help cover the cost of visas, travel, lodging and tour costs so that all of our performers can make this one-of-a-kind trip. Support is welcome on any level—can you help?

Student Opportunities

Updated 4/28: Check here for a list of scholarship listings, college fairs, tutoring and counseling, internships, etc.

Naval STEM Exposition | May 15

The Navy League STEM Institute will once again host the Naval STEM Exposition in partnership with the Office of Naval Research at the Gaylord National Conference Center. All D.C middle- and high-school students are invited to attend.

DCPS 2015-16 Snow Day Policy (Translation Available), 2016-17 Calendar Released

In mid-April DCPS released a letter to all families clarifying the snow day policy for SY15-16 and announcing the SY16-17 calendar. Translations are now available online in English, Spanish, French, Amharic, Chinese, and Vietnamese. For questions, please contact adam.dowell@dc.gov.

Walls Seniors Win B.I.G. Youth Oratorical Contests

Congratulations to seniors Daniella Butler and Philip O’Sullivan for their performance in the Blacks In Government 2016 Youth Oratorical Competition.

Mayor Bowser bans official travel to North Carolina, DCPS includes field trips

In accordance with Mayor Muriel Bowser’s ban on official travel to North Carolina, DCPS has mandated that all school-related field trips to North Carolina must be cancelled — or must find new destinations. Any Walls club or group affected by the ban should contact the front office for more detail.

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