While Explorer West has had to make a massive shift to remote learning, our teachers and students have worked hard to maintain our community bonds. We’ve added some fun clubs and afterschool activities that keep us connected…and smiling! Last week, I joined the Harry Potter Club for an online escape room adventure. Seeing the kids…

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As we’ve transitioned to remote learning for our students, our teachers have gotten creative with their lessons. Sarah’s art classes have gotten especially creative by encouraging the students to use found objects to create their projects. One activity used household items to create a color wheel. Clothing, books, and more can be used for a…

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On Wednesday, Explorer West faculty, students, and families gathered at the Chief Sealth auditorium for Visual Arts and Music (VAM) Night! Students from all grades proudly presented the songs they have been practicing this Fall.   6th grade played some favorite winter songs, 7th grade played the Star Wars theme song, and 8th grade treated us…

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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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