In addition to Community Service requirements in both the middle and high school, the entire school participates in service days during the year.
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.
All Students gain new skills and confidence through dance, music, art, and theater classes. Northwest Academy attracts both students with and without an existing interest in the arts.
Students utilize the Central Library, Portland State University, and nearby museums and performing arts centers.