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Feb 10, 2020 |

Joanne Kim

Joanne Kim earned a B.A. in History and Classical Civilization from the University of California-Los Angeles and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.  While working on programming for a museum and archive of Cold War material culture, Joanne found she so enjoyed sharing her passion for the archival materials and their associated historical narratives… Read More


Sep 4, 2018 |

John Babbott

JOHN BABBOTT had a wonderful fall teaching 6th grade English while David Berkson filled in for Dan Dunning as director of the high school. A graduate of the New York City Teaching Fellows 2010 cohort, he has taught Spanish Language, Visual Art, and Latin American Literature and Film at the high school level, and later taught… Read More


Sep 8, 2015 |

Katie Staggers

KATIE STAGGERS earned her B.A. in English from Davidson College in 1998 and her M.Ed. in Secondary English Education from George Washington University in 2001. She spent four years at Forsyth Country Day School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and then moved to New York City where she spent five years teaching at Columbia Grammar and Preparatory… Read More


Sep 6, 2013 |

Revan Williams

REVAN WILLIAMS has a  B.A. in Political Science and English from Swarthmore College. He is a proud alumnus of Northwest Academy (class of 2005), who is very happy to be back. His first experience as an educator was teaching Japanese to Pennsylvania elementary school students through a pedagogy program while still a student himself. After… Read More


  • Outstanding After-School Classes

    With classes ranging from Darkroom Tech to Robotics to Improv, students can explore visual, performing, and media arts.

    Outstanding After-School Classes
  • Scholarships

    About 25% of Northwest Academy students receive scholarship support each year.

    Scholarships
  • Find Your Community

    Students utilize the Central Library, Portland State University, and nearby museums and performing arts centers.

    Find Your Community
  • Lunch Events

    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.

    Lunch Events