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Nov 17, 2020 |

Chloe Omelchuck

Chloe Omelchuck grew up in Portland and attended Grant HS before getting her BA at Hampshire College where she studied art and ecology. Before working at Northwest Academy she worked as a lifeguard, camp counselor, and as a muralist. When she’s not working she spends her free time reading, knitting, sewing, cooking, and playing with… Read More


Aug 27, 2020 |

Ariel Williams

 Ariel March Williams received her BFA in drawing and writing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and studied performance art and drawing at The Burren College of Art in Ireland. Ariel has written art reviews and criticism for online and print publications, exhibited her work internationally, and taught visual art to students… Read More


Aug 27, 2020 |

Samson Syharath

 Samson Syharath is an actor, director, educator, and founder of Theatre Diaspora, Oregon’s only Asian-American theatre company. After graduating with his B.A. in Theatre from the University of Arkansas- Fort Smith, he completed his training at the Portland Actors Conservatory where he taught and managed the office for several years. He is also the Chair of… Read More


Aug 27, 2019 |

Kate John

KATE JOHN earned her BA in Humanities for Teaching at Seattle University with minors in Mathematics and Art History. Since then she has gone on to work in educational settings near and far, most recently as a High School Teacher in Cambodia. She enjoys traveling, the outdoors, and painting. Kate joined Northwest Academy in August… Read More


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    You Are More Than Just a Test Score or a Grade Point Average.
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    With classes ranging from Darkroom Tech to Robotics to Improv, students can explore visual, performing, and media arts.

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    At every grade level, we respect our students’ abilities to comprehend challenging ideas and demonstrate their understanding with insight and creativity.

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