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NWPHS Named as a Must-Visit Learner Centered Environment

We were proud to be highlighted by Education Reimagined as part of their collection of learner-centered environments. Here’s what they had to say: What happens when you build a staff of educators with a focus on mindset over content knowledge? At Northwest Passage High School (NWPHS), this approach has generated an unwavering commitment to learner-centered education, high… Read More

Expeditions – Far More Than a Field Trip

“Travel opens your heart, broadens your mind and fills your life with stories to tell.” ~ Paula Bendfeldt As we quickly approach the 6th annual Explore Your World Silent Auction and Fundraiser I want to highlight one of our students and how expeditions have been central to her development as a student, a leader and… Read More

Avoiding 9th Grade Shock

There is an epidemic running rampant through the suburban and urban high schools of America.  It is called the 9th Grade Shock.  9th Grade Shock, sometimes known as the 9th Grade Bulge, is attributing to: decreases in student grade point averages course failure students being held back higher than normal drop out rates   9th… Read More