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Nov 12, 2019 |

Middle School Instrumental Music Showcase – November 20, 2019

Join us in celebrating all of the wonderful work our students have been creating in their music classes this semester. Our Instrumental Music Showcase will feature all of the middle school instrumental music classes, including 6th, 7th, and 8th grades as well as The Angry Pigeon Music Collective Jr. The performance will be held the… Read More


May 9, 2019 |

Arts Week: Dynamo & Esprit – Multiple dates

Join us in celebrating the artistic endeavors of our incredibly talented and creative singers, dancers, visual artists, poets, musicians, theatre artists, writers, photographers, and media artists with this week-long celebration. DYNAMO showcases our middle school student-artists and ESPRIT showcases our high school student-artist. WHEN: MS DYNAMO: Purchase ticketsTuesday, May 21 at 7 pmWednesday, May 22… Read More


Apr 23, 2019 |

The Drowsy Chaperone – Multiple dates

Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Original Score, The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz Age musical, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another. With the houselights down, a woman in a chair appears on stage and puts on her favorite record: the cast recording of… Read More


Apr 1, 2019 |

Middle School performance of “Seussical!” – Multiple dates

Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical TYA is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lucky Stiff, My Favorite Year, Once on This Island, Ragtime) have lovingly brought to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy… Read More


  • Middle school students are capable of far more rigorous work than they often experience

    Middle school students are acquiring critical skills that will determine the caliber of work they do in high school and college.

    Middle school students are capable of far more rigorous work than they often experience
  • 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.
  • Arts Week

    Each Spring, students showcase their work in visual and performing arts. Dynamo! features middle school students while Esprit! celebrates the work of high school students.

    Arts Week
    Middle School students performing in Dynamo!
  • 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