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Feb 26, 2019 |

Spring Guitar and Vocal Music Showcase – March 13 @ 7 pm

Join us in celebrating all of the wonderful work our students have been creating in their music classes this semester. Our Guitar and Vocal Music Spring Showcase will feature all of the middle school guitar and vocal music classes. They’ll be performing in the Historic Eliot Chapel in the Portland Unitarian Church at 7:00 pm… Read More


Feb 26, 2019 |

HS Music and Club Cabaret Showcase – March 14 @ 7 pm

Join us at the Brunish Theatre on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 7 p.m. to celebrate all of the wonderful things our high school music programs have been working on. Performing groups will include our HS Guitar, HS Vocal Music, and HS Instrumental Music classes along with a special encore performance of Club Cabaret—a collaboration between Advanced Dance… Read More


Feb 19, 2019 |

The Taming of the Shrew – March 7 & 8 @ 7 pm

When Katherina, a righteously angry and independent young woman, meets Petruchio, a gold-hunting adventurer, mayhem ensues as the two engage in a battle of the sexes. But as Petruchio strives to get the upper hand, things take a dark turn as Kate and the audience are forced to make some tough choices about patriarchy, gender… Read More



  • Class Retreats

    Each grade level goes on its own unique retreat that relates to the curriculum.

    Class Retreats
    8th grade science retreat at Mt St. Helens.
  • Outstanding After-School Classes

    With classes ranging from Darkroom Tech to Robotics to Improv, students can explore visual, performing, and media arts.

    Outstanding After-School Classes
  • Lunch Events

    Friday Lunch events include everything from distinguished guest speakers (such as University of Oregon President and Multnomah County District Attorney) to friendly games of dodgeball.

    Lunch Events
  • 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.