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:

SWW Debate team looking for parent co-coach

The SWW debate team is looking for a parent co-coach to help our growing and successful team, including supervising at occasional weekend tournaments. No experience necessary, beyond a love of a spirited argument. The current coach would be happy to train someone. If interested please contact Hanna Rosin at 202 550-5495.

Penguin Pride

May 11, 2017: Congratulations are in Order! SWW Senior Jack Nugent was one of two students in DC to win the prestigious Presidential Scholarship Award.  Established in 1964, only 161 students nationwide are named Presidential Scholars, one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students. Ms. Parascandolo was also recognized as a 2017 Presidential Scholar 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 »

HSA Meeting tonight – April 13th

Please join us this week on Thursday, April 13 for the School Without Walls High School Home and School Association meeting, at 6:30 pm featuring special guest presenters Joyanna Smith, Ombudsman for Public Education, D.C. State Board of Education; and Suzanne Greenfield, Director, Citywide Bullying Prevention Program, D.C. Office of Human Rights   Subject: National Institutes 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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