Congratulations Falcons, Class of 2021!

In rain, sunshine, and wind, this year’s graduates were given quite the send-off! We were so excited to be able to celebrate the  Class of 2021 with a one-of-a-kind commencement ceremony to end their one-of-a-kind year. For the first time in years, families gathered on our campus for the commencement ceremony. The Faculty Speaker, as…

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A Note from Barbara: Anti-racism at Explorer West

I know you all have been very aware of the work we’ve done this year to adapt to the conditions of COVID-19, to continue providing the highest-quality school experience, safely, to our students. But as we near the end of this extraordinary year, I want to make visible some of the work our faculty, staff,…

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A Message to Prospective Families

Today is the deadline for applications to be considered in the standard timeline for the 2021-2022 school year. Our Head of School, Barbara Frailey shares this message with prospective families: With the unprecedented events of this school year, we know you are juggling a lot right now in your family. And while the prospect of choosing a…

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Happy Holidays from Explorer West!

We hope you all enjoy some time together. Here’s a little message from Head of School, Barbara Frailey: In my family we celebrate Hanukkah, and tonight is the sixth night. As we light the candles on our menorah together (with a grandparent on Zoom, of course), before we eat our delicious fried treats like latkes…

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Re-Opening Plans for 2020

Dear Explorer West Community, We are excited to be welcoming our students back to school next month. After careful consideration, we have decided that for September and October we will operate under a “Remote Plus Outdoor Learning” model, with students on campus one day a week, in small groups, fully outdoors. Please read the attached,  detailed…

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