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 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 Associate of Arts degree from GW. Learn more »
The Latest News:
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.
Updated 6/3: Check here for a list of volunteer and scholarship opportunities, internships, college fairs, tutoring and counseling, internships, etc.
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.
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!
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.
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!