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Explore Your World Fundraiser


Northwest Passage Partners with Midwest Mountaineering

Go to the Northwest Passage Facebook page and click on "Like us and Win".  For every "like" Midwest Mountaineering will donate $1 towards new gear for school expeditions, plus you will be entered in a drawing to win a $50 gift certificate to Midwest Mountaineering.  Thanks!

Student, Parent, Advisor Conferences

posted Apr 13, 2014, 7:29 PM by Peter Wieczorek

Conferences are this Thursday April 17th.  If you haven't scheduled a time yet please contact your students advisor.  

Explore Your World Fundraiser Parent Meeting

posted Apr 7, 2014, 6:34 AM by Brandi Greer

There is a correction regarding the parent meeting for the Explore Your World Fundraiser. The meeting is tomorrow, Tuesday, April 8th at 6:00 in the main building where the front office is. 

College Information Events & Scholarships

posted Apr 4, 2014, 10:38 AM by Peter Wieczorek

Anoka Ramsey Community College -- Thursday, April 3rd 5-7pm At ARCC Coon Rapids Campus

Anoka Technical College:
Thursday, April 10th 5-6:30pm Automotive, Horticulture, and IT programs
Tuesday, April 15th 5-6:30pm Business, Health/Human Services, Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction 5-6:30pm

April 1 from 5-8pm Launch Event -- includes dinner and a presentation

May 15 from 5-8pm -- Experience Event -- includes dinner and sample classes

To register for the events or to get more information about the, go to augsburg.edu/pro

Attached is the Regency scholarship for seniors and a link to the Minnesota jobs scholarship
https://diversityminnesota.com/scholarship/ -- no essay required

NWPHS Students featured in Edutopia

posted Apr 1, 2014, 7:14 AM by Peter Wieczorek

Edutopia is an online publication of the George Lucas Educational Foundation with a mission of improving the K-12 learning process through innovative, replicable, and evidence-based strategies that prepare students to thrive in their studies, careers, and adult lives.

Parent/Student Conferences

posted Mar 26, 2014, 5:22 AM by Peter Wieczorek

Parent/Student Conferences are Thursday April 17th.  Please contact your student's advisor to set up a time.  MCA testing will also be happening on April 15th & 16th.  10th graders will be taking the Reading test and 11th graders will take the Math test.  

MAAP STARS Judges Needed

posted Mar 25, 2014, 12:29 PM by Brandi Greer

Attention parents, friends and alumni of NWPHS, it is that time of year....MAAP STARS and we need judges! Please consider taking the time to volunteer to judge events at the Spring MAAP STARS conference on April 10th and 11th in Bloomington. This annual event is a great opportunity for Northwest Passage High School students to present work in a variety of areas ranging from Public Speaking to Advertising and  students that are able to participate speak highly of the opportunity and what we learned. It is a great place for student's to be recognized for the amazing work they do.

This event couldn't happen without volunteers, please click on the following link and fill out the form MAAP STARS Judge .
A thank you from the NWPHS MAAP STARS advisors, 
Theresa, Brandi and Ryan

S.T.E.A.M. Program for 2014-15 Informational Meeting

posted Mar 18, 2014, 11:40 AM by Brandi Greer

We are now enrolling for the Northwest Passage S.T.E.A.M. Program for the 2014-15 school year. Please join us to learn more about the Environmental Science S.T.E.A.M. PROGRAM for students in 9-12th grade next Tuesday, March 25th from 6:30-7:30. The program will include a 15:1 student to teacher class size, weekly field studies, hands-on curriculum, free travel experiences, and one-to-one emerging technology.

NWPHS Curling Team

posted Feb 12, 2014, 6:25 AM by Peter Wieczorek

With all the attention on the 2014 Winter Olympics NWPHS students have caught the curling bug too.  Theresa's P.E. class has become "experts" at curling thanks to Four Seasons Curling Club.  Who knows maybe they'll try bobsledding or ski jumping next?  

Northwest Passage to host IDEA Meeting

posted Feb 11, 2014, 11:51 AM by Peter Wieczorek

Northwest Passage HS will host the next IDEA MN meeting on February 15th from 10:00 am - 12:30. Anyone interested in learning more about IDEA MN and/or Northwest Passage High School is invited to attend.

"IDEA MN formed in December 2013, when the national organization IDEA (Institute for Democratic Education in America) committed the modest resources to seed a site based team in Minnesota. Since then, we have formed a strong cohort of volunteer youth workers, educators, youth, and community members who are committed to education that is meaningful to young people and their communities.  

IDEA MN gets together monthly at events we entitled: Salons - an assembly of guests in such a room, especially an assembly, common during the 17th and 18th centuries, consisting of the leaders in society, art, politics, etc” - Dictionary.com. Based on the work at a planning session at the Learning Breakthrough Series in Jackson, MS, we moved to version 2.0 of our work, adding showcasing to our monthly Salon meetings. Every month, we convene at a different location from 10:00 am-12:30 pm, giving our host the chance to tell us about their work for 45 minutes of the time we spend together."


posted Feb 7, 2014, 9:30 AM by Peter Wieczorek

Please join us Tuesday February 11th from 6:30-7:30 to learn more about Northwest Passage High School and our upcoming Environmental S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) Program.

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