Each grade level goes on its own unique retreat that relates to the curriculum.
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.
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.
Teachers include professional artists, writers, and performers as well as former college instructors.