If you’ve ever spent time with an NWPHS advisor, you may have heard them talk about the three-legged stool and how it impacts what we are trying to accomplish as a school. Without dragging too much math into this analogy (take a look here for some explanations), a three legged stool is more sturdy than […]
Recently our director Peter Wieczorek sat down with author and podcaster Steve Barkley to discuss what makes Northwest Passage High School special. Barkley mentions being drawn to NWPHS through our mission statement and wanting to learn more. I’ve collected some of the key moments from the pod below, but head over to Apple Podcasts, or […]
Headwaters is an advisory experience designed to minimize 9th grade shock. It helps students develop skills they’ll need to participate in the 21st century.
At NWPHS, students engage with the Project-Based Learning philosophy in order to meet graduation requirements and unlock their potential.
NWPHS operates with the guidance and oversight of the Minnesota Department of Education and our charter authorizers from Bethel University. We are an agile school that is responsive to our student’s needs and wants in 2021 and beyond.
At our core as a charter school, we focus on student growth through project and problem based learning. This means, as advisors and educators, we guide students to find solutions to problems.
NWPHS’s selection as Innovator of the Month comes as we use the Headrush Learning App to track teachers progress on their way to relicensure.
Parents often ask us how they can know what and how their student is doing. Sometimes they want to know what their student can do next. The answers are found in the Headrush Learning App.
From Student-Centered Learning to staff onboarding, the conversation was wide ranging and offered detailed perspective one of the key figures in the NWPHS Ecosystem.
NWPHS was more than a school for me, it was a safe haven. I never expected this school to give me so many life skills that I use in my every day adult life.