Why We Chose NWPHS for Our Son

The advisors in Headwaters took the time to help him find the topics and stories that were interesting to him. The Headwaters program progressively built Bennett’s confidence that he could be successful with project based learning

Fall Planning Update

Check out Peter’s latest Facebook video for more on your options for Fall 2020.

Covid-19 Resources and Updates

We’ve updated the website so all the information and resources will be gathered in one place – the new Covid-19 Resources tab. Things are continually changing, so new updates will be posted here as well as sent to families through email. Stay safe everyone! We miss you.

NWPHS Named a Must-Visit Learner-Centered Environment

At Northwest Passage High School (NWPHS), this approach has generated an unwavering commitment to learner-centered education, high employee retention, and a staff that has a diverse range of experience working with youth inside and outside the walls of a school building.

Learning Happens on Expeditions

One of the core parts of learning at Northwest Passage High School happens on expeditions. I want to highlight one of our students and how expeditions have been central to her development as a student, a leader and a young adult.  NWPHS was started with the belief that education happens beyond the four walls of […]

Educators Meet to Put Student Learning First

Something pretty amazing happened recently at school. It’s something that many in education circles don’t think is possible. It flies in the face of the narrative that some are trying to tell.   Educators from traditional district schools, public charter schools, private schools and higher education gathered to share ideas, best practices and the common […]

Avoiding 9th Grade Shock

Ninth grade is a very important year for measuring not only student success during high school but also for future success in higher education and the workforce

Thanks to those who Make Me Better

When I saw others I follow sharing their Make Me Better connections I knew I had a lot of people and organizations that helped me be a better educator.