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)

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

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 »

Homecoming Dance – Friday, Oct. 13 – Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets are now on sale at lunch for the Homecoming Dance on October 13, at School Without Walls, from 7:00 to 10:30.  Tickets will cost $10.00 per student this coming week but the price goes up to $15.00 the week that begins the 9th of October.  Only Walls students may purchase tickets.  Also, for the next four school days, all tickets 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 »

Potluck Picnic – September 16th

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DCPS releases 2017 PARCC scores

DC Public Schools PARCC Scores Released for High School Students | dcps: See the results for Walls! According to DC Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson, “DCPS saw an overall 6.4 percentage point increase in English language arts and 3.5 percentage point increase in math. I’m thrilled about this unprecedented progress, a clear sign of student Read more »

First Day of School 2017-2018

Welcome Back to School Without Walls!

Letter from Chancellor Antwan Wilson and Richard Trogisch

Dear School Without Walls Parents and Guardians: Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC Public Schools will soon announce the expansion of School Without Walls at Francis-Stevens to the Thaddeus Stevens Elementary School, located at 1050 21st Street, NW. With the opportunity to reopen the building to serve more DC Public Schools families, we wanted to partner Read more »

SWWHS is still enrolling international exchange students. Please consider serving as a host family!

Have you ever considered hosting an international student? This is your opportunity to create an international family when you welcome a Youth For Understanding (YFU) exchange student into your home for 10-12 weeks this fall!  These 15 to 18 year-old students speak English, have their own spending money, insurance and are carefully selected based on academics and Read more »