The Importance of Outdoor Education

At Explorer West, we believe in the transformative power of the outdoors. Our students trade classroom walls for natural landscapes for ten days a year, taking unforgettable journeys that blend learning, adventure, and community. Fall Trips: Setting the Stage for Adventure Students gear up for three-day excursions designed to kickstart the school year with a…

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Cascadia Latin Conference at Explorer West!

A Day of Fun, Competition, and Achievement Last Saturday, Explorer West hosted the much-anticipated Cascadia Convention, a gathering that brought together students from various schools to engage in a day filled with athletic, creative, and academic competitions. We were excited to host the convention for the second year! Joining us were students from Our Lady…

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Black History Month Presentation with James King, Jr.

Explorer West Middle School had an amazing guest, James King Jr., for a special Black History Month assembly. Mr. King is a social justice advocate and a community leader, and we are fortunate that he has worked with Explorer West as an outdoor education trip leader. First, the students were given lists of items for…

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Fall Highlights at Explorer West

As the fall semester at Explorer West Middle School draws to a close, we have much to celebrate and reflect upon. This semester has been a mix of creativity, teamwork, and engagement, highlighted by our exceptional playwriting projects, artistic endeavors, sports achievements, academic challenges, and community-building activities. Unleashing Creativity Across All Grades This semester, students…

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