Penguin Pride

January 2018: What does a SWW HS success story look like? It is a student with a humble beginning as a first-generation immigrant attending a DCPS (District of Columbia Public School) who has studied well and has been now been selected to receive a scholarship worth about $ 300,000 to attend California Technology Institute (Caltech), Read more »

Penguin Pride #2

January 11, 2018: Samantha O’Sullivan has been chosen to represent DC at the United States Senate Youth Program. This honor allows her an insider’s view of the Federal Government as well as a $10,000 scholarship! Congratulations! Read more about Samantha and the US Senate Youth Program here: District of Columbia – 2018 USSYP Press Release Read more »

Raffle Tickets to support School Without Walls

Only 8 Days Left to GET YOUR RAFFLE Ticket! Start the New Year 2018 by Supporting Our School Win an IPAD PRO 10.5-inch, 64GB Buy tickets here: Cost: $20 Raffle Drawing 1/18/18 @ 7:00 pm, School Without Walls High School Ticket sales end at 5 pm on Wednesday January 17th Proceeds benefit SWWHS educational activities Licensed Read more »

Lead in Water Test Results for School Without Walls HS

Lead in water testing results are in for School Without Walls HS, and all of the drinking water sources tested this year are below the District’s actionable level of 5 ppb.

New DCIAA Team request procedure

The DCIAA is pleased to announce that our New Team Request Process will now be done through an automated online form.  Word documents, emails, paper submissions, etc will not be accepted.  Please fill out the below online automated form if your school would like to receive a New Team for SY 18/19: Deadlines: SY Read more »

HSA celebrates teachers, administrators, counselors, and staff with Sugar and Spice!

On December 20th, School Without Walls’ administrators, staff and teachers were treated to food, sweets, drinks, cards, and notes to show our appreciation of all their hard work and dedication. Here are a few pictures of the spread of donated items:

Snow Day Policy 2017-18

Dear DCPS Families, As we approach the winter months, we have begun planning for inclement weather. Almost every year Washington experiences a few days of very cold, icy, or snowy weather that necessitates closing or delaying school. Hopefully we will have a mild winter, but if not, we want you to be prepared. How do Read more »

School Without Walls trip to Rome

Jan McGlennon, Carlton Ackerman and Jane Brinley led 16 School Without Walls students on a trip to Rome! [Show thumbnails]

Letter from Chancellor Wilson – Budget Season

FY19 Budget Season is Here Dear Principals, I want to thank you for such a strong first term in School Year 2017-2018. I see all of you working tirelessly to ensure the best year possible for our students, and I am grateful for your efforts as well as the efforts of your educators, staff, and Read more »

DCPS eligibility policy student athletes’ attendance

Attendance Policy. DCMR Chapter 27, section 2701.5(f) states that; – “A student athlete shall maintain compliance with State attendance regulations and shall be present at least two-thirds (2/3) of the required school days preceding the first day of each season designated by the SAO for each sport that the student participates in. The student athlete Read more »

Fall 2017 Tutoring schedule

GW students are currently available to provide tutoring in all subjects.  See the schedule below. Parents and students can be connected via email with a tutor by contacting SWW Admissions Director LaToya Grant, All tutoring will take place in Room 404, except during 2nd lunch; tutoring will take place in the library. Monday 4:45-6:00 Read more »