College Open Houses

Hennepin Technical College: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 6:30pm (Brooklyn Park Campus)     Anoka Technical College: Wednesday, October 25th 5-7pm   Minneapolis Community and Technical College: Tuesday, Oct. 24 5-7pm Century College Discover Century College: Oct. 3rd 5-6pm, Oct. 19 1-2pm Technical Career Night: Oct. 17 5-7pm Saint Cloud State University October 19, 20, 21st https://www.stcloudstate.edu/scsu4u/visit/special.aspx Minnesota State University, Mankato Thursday, Oct. 19      Friday, Oct.…

Exploring Our World

Attention Parents and Students, this years expedition catalog is now complete. Please note important dates and deadlines. We have a great assortment of expeditions this year for all interest and ability levels. Students should apply for expeditions via the Project Foundry Expedition Application form, and be sure to include trips leaders as group members.

NW Passage and Alexandra House

Alexandra House – Walk for Hope – 9/30/2017 – Bunker Hills Regional Park 8 -11 AM We are looking for students and their family members interested in joining the NWPHS team doing the Alexandra House Walk for Hope! There’s a 2 mile walk and 5k Fun Run. The registration fee is $40 for adults or…

ABC Newspapers | Northwest Passage teacher recognized

  Theresa Boisjolie, a special education teacher at Northwest Passage High School, was recognized as one of three outstanding teachers at this year’s Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs annual conference. She has been with the school since its inception as Coon Rapids Learning Center 15 years ago. She began as a paraprofessional, tallying hours, handing…

Interview with Suzie Boss

In March the NWPHS Global Student Leaders were interviewed by Suzie Boss. Suzie Boss is a journalist and blogger from innovative publications including Edutopia and the author of Bringing Innovation to School. Ms. Boss is also an advocate for Project Based Learning. NWPHS students sent 40 minutes sharing their experiences from the conference, with regard…