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: Model UN team at Washington Area Model United Nations Conference

March 4, 2017: Congratulations to the SWW Model UN team for an outstanding showing at this year’s Washington Area Model United Nations Conference, hosted by GW’s International Affairs Society and held at the Marriott Wardman Hotel March 2-4. No fewer than 7 team members (pictured below) were recognized with outstanding delegate awards and honorable mentions Read more »

Penguin Pride: Walls Future Business Leaders of America to compete in National Contest

March 3, 2017 On Friday, March 3, students in the School Without Walls chapter of Future Business Leaders of America participated in the DC Statewide competition.  Noah Dyson, Jala Grant, and Gregory Hollis represented the chapter and competed in “Partnership with a Business”, where they presented on FBLA’s partnership with HSA regarding WallsWear. The students Read more »

Grade Bump Update as of Feb 1st

During the February LSAT meeting the LSAT approved two measures relating to issues of grade bump inequities among various categories of Walls students. First, for students that are not in the GWU program and did not take Honors classes at other schools, the administration will include with all transcripts an addendum that provides an alternative Read more »

“Books and Bucks” for Walls!

SWW Book Fair at Politics and Prose on April 2, 2017; 10am-8pm. A Parent Coordinator and hourly shifts of on-site volunteers are needed (Students can earn community service hours!) The parent will coordinate this event and work with SWWHS librarian Ms. Vollin to coordinate staffing the table with parents/students in hourly shifts, make the posters Read more »

Walls students present projects at the Mikva Actions Civics Fair

Teacher Kerry Sylvia of the Social Studies department took eight Walls students from her DC History and Government classes to the Mikva Actions Civics Fair to present their projects.

Letter from Principal Trogisch

Dear School Without Walls Community, I was shocked and upset by the recent posting on line and graffiti written in the bathroom at SWW HS. I would like to let everyone know that we are working on plans to educate and train all members of the SWW community about how to work, live and be Read more »

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