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Aug 15, 2012 |

Sharon Weir

SHARON WEIR has taught all levels of social studies and learning lab at the middle school. She has an M.Ed. from Portland State University and a B.A. from the University of Oregon. Sharon brings an inquiry-based approach to the classroom. With a joint background in social studies and art history, she strongly believes in fostering student creativity and historical inquiry. Sharon has been known to race down Mt. Tabor in a PDX Adult Soapbox Derby car (“Best Art Car” – 2009) and explore the city with her two young children, Elliot and Maisie. Sharon has been with Northwest Academy since 2005.

sweir@nwacademy.org


  • 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!
  • Giving

    The hottest ticket in town: Our annual auction features performances and art by Northwest Academy students. The event draws a broad audience of current families and community arts patrons.

    Giving
    Club Cabaret
  • College-Prep Academics

    Northwest Academy students write two substantial, college-level thesis projects in their senior year. All juniors and seniors receive college credit through the PSU Challenge Program.

    College-Prep Academics
    Senior Thesis Presentation
  • 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