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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SWW HSA Presentation on Emotional Health in Teens

In case you missed the HSA meeting on October 12th, a PDF copy of the slides from the presentation given by Sherry Davis Molock, Ph.D., M.Div. from George Washington University is linked below. Click image to view PDF

Penguin Pride

October 12, 2017: School Without Walls Dancers To Join A Special Performance at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes This Saturday October 14th This coming Saturday, join SWW Faculty Heather Pultz, Walls families and friends in celebrating our student dancers! They have been honored with an invitation to Read more »

2017 Family Potluck Picnic Gallery

A wonderful time was had by all at the 2017 HSA Family Potluck Picnic on Saturday, September 16th at Garfield Park. Enjoy this gallery of photos taken by Walls parent Tony Hack. [Show as thumbnails instead of slideshow] For many more photos of the picnic, visit this DropBox link. (If there are photos of you Read more »

Successful Sock Drive to benefit the DC homeless community completed

Thank You School Without Walls SHS Booster Club First Annual Sock Drive to benefit the DC Homeless Community    The Community Partnership for the Prevention of Homelessness report the following:  “On any given night there are 7,473 homeless persons in the District of Columbia”. 897 unsheltered persons (i.e. persons “on the street”); 5,363 persons in Emergency Read more »

Annual DCPS Lead in Water Testing

DCPS will be conducting its annual lead in water testing in buildings this week. For more information, please read the following letter: DCPS Lead in Water testing (English) DCPS Lead in Water testing (Amharic) DCPS Lead in Water testing (Spanish) DCPS Lead in Water testing (Vietnamese)

DCPS Office of the Student Advocate

DCPS urges you to make use of the Office of the Student Advocate. It offers supports to the school community and the families within it. Their purpose, as an independent office within the State Board of Education, is to provide guidance and resource supports for families in order to assist them in navigating the public education systems in Read more »

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