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_photo2
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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Read “Penguin Nation” for All of the News

Read Penguin Nation for the weekly roundup of SWW news, activities, college visits, scholarship and community service opportunities, events, etc. You can view the weekly edition here, along with the archive of past editions. To have it e-mailed to you directly, send a request to mjdadian2004@yahoo.com.  

Letter to Parents – Pope’s Visit to Washington, DC

Good Afternoon School Without Walls Parents, I have attached a letter from Superintendent Pinder and Principal Trogisch that detail school protocols and additional pertinent information related to the Pope’s visit to Washington, DC. next week.If you have questions about information in the letter contact Principal Trogisch at Richard.Trogisch@dc.gov Best, Sylvia Isaac Associate Principal LETTER TO PARENTS

The British are Coming!

From October 20 to 27, Walls will welcome 13 students from Monkwearmouth School in Sunderland, England, to experience life as a high school kid in DC. This is the third time the school has sent students to Walls. Humanities teacher Shakir Ghazi is looking for Walls families who can host these students, which involves providing Read more »

Win a $10k Scholarship! DC-CAPital Stars Competition

The DC College Access Program (DC-CAP) invites student vocalists, instrumentalists, and dancers to compete for a $10,000 scholarship for college and the chance to compete at the Kennedy Center. For more information about eligibility and for access to the application visit http://dccap.org.

Summer Assignments 2015

Make sure you (or your student) checks here for their summer assignment: 2015 Summer Assignments

Students share their views of SWWHS

Results from a student surveyed conducted this spring provide information about the climate at SWW and its effect on student well-being. All students took the 10-question test, which will inform the school’s mental health team as they work to continue support and address concerns. Click the image to advance through each question and their results: Read more »

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