This year’s fall Explorer West Outdoor Education trip for our 7th graders was backpacking at Ross Lake in the North Cascades. Starting out the school year, campers reestablished their connections with fellow students and rekindled their relationship with the outdoors. Head of School Barbara Frailey was along on the trip and was impressed with how…

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Welcome summer and help us send Mr H. off in style! We’ll be grilling and hanging out at Lincoln Park in West Seattle on June 15, Saturday afternoon and evening. Evan Hundley, outgoing EW Head of School   Come and share your memories of Explorer West and Mr H. with fellow Explorer West families and alumni!  …

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This past week Explorer West had our annual Spring Arts Night. Our talented students from all grades entertained a packed house with music and showcased their creative artwork at the Hall at Fauntleroy in West Seattle. From Mozart to Camila Cabello, the strings, woodwinds, and brass filled the rafters with wonderful sounds. Maestro and Music…

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Magic happened at Explorer West Middle School’s Annual Auction. We had amazing results and everyone had a terrific, magical evening. We brought in over $150K, which included reaching our goal of $110,000 for our Rick Marting Endowment. That brings the total gift amount to the Endowment to over $2 million. What a terrific tribute to…

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Think you’re smarter than an eighth grader? Try this: Which country does not include part of the Kalahari Desert—Namibia, Botswana, or Eritrea? If you answered Eritrea, you’re almost as smart as Explorer West’s Luke Leddy, who is headed to National Geographic’s GeoBee Washington State Competition. Luke will compete in the second level of the National Geographic…

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