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Th Belle Of Amherst

Mar 11, 2013 |

The Belle of Amherst

Galetea Swart will portray Emily Dickenson in a one woman play The Belle of Amherst written by William Luce.  This demanding piece requires Galetea to be on stage, alone, with no prop but a single chair for nearly two hours. The play, directed by David Wagstaff, opens Friday, April 12th and runs through Sunday April… Read More


Tie Li Poster

Jan 17, 2013 |

Asian Functionalist Tie Li

Art & Music at the Angry Pigeon.  February 7th 4 pm & 7pm.  A First Thursday gallery opening for painter Tie Li.  Poetry and music by David Wagstaff.  Original music by the Sailing Stones. The Cultural Journey of Tie Li Born on the eve of the Cultural Revolution in Beijing, China Tie Li studied at… Read More



  • From Portland and Beyond

    Northwest Academy’s community includes students from throughout the Portland Metropolitan area, Lake Oswego, Beaverton, and Tigard as well as Vancouver Washington.

    From Portland and Beyond
    Many students commute by bike or public transportation.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    Students at the 2020 SDLC
  • You Are More Than Just a Test Score or a Grade Point Average.

    Our admissions process is designed to help us get to know each student through a classroom visit, the student’s written work, and entrance exams written and evaluated by our teachers.

    You Are More Than Just a Test Score or a Grade Point Average.
  • College Counseling

    Our College Counselor works with students to find schools that will be a good match for them. Northwest Academy graduates attend a diverse selection of colleges and universities across the country including Duke University, Bard College, New York University, and Rhode Island School of Design.

    College Counseling
    College application workshop