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 ยป

The Latest News:

2016 Summer AP Assignments

Updated 7/20: New document added to AP Language and Composition. Updated 7/5: “AP Humanities” has been re-labeled Humanities I. Updated 6/28 to add assignments for Humanities and Psychology. All summer AP assignments in the post are in MS Word or PDF format.

Student Opportunities

Updated 6/3: Check here for a list of volunteer and scholarship opportunities, internships, college fairs, tutoring and counseling, internships, etc.

Message from Principal Trogisch: ASPEN Grades Issue Resolved

Principal Trogisch sent out a letter via Jupiter on July 20 to inform the SWW HS community that the issues around grades and ASPEN has been resolved. More detail in the post.

Student Recruitment for SY16-17 Japanese Language, Culture, and Career Exposure Program

Program participants will be able to earn world language credit that can be applied towards high school graduation. Beyond a first-class language course, the Japanese Plus program will expose students to a wealth of Japan-related content and experiences, tapping into DC’s many local experts, partners, and resources. Globalize DC promises a fabulous experience, and a lot of fun!

Building Mobile Apps: Free DCPS Workshop, 6/11

Open to all middle and high school students, this course will teach the fundamentals of market research, critical thinking, scientific inquiry, computer programming and interface design to produce a working mobile application for android devices that can be downloaded from the Google Play store.

Freshman Eliyah Lister Excels in B’nai B’rith Writing Contest

June 1: Walls freshman Eliyah Lister won second place and a scholarship in the B’nai B’rith Diverse Minds writing and art contest. Applicants were asked to write and illustrate a children’s book that tells a story of tolerance, diversity or inclusion. Congratulations, Eliyah!

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