Explorer West Students Tackle Tough Issues to Change The World

Every year, the eight graders at Explorer West Middle School, under the tutelage of Social Studies teacher Tim Owens, tackle their choice of social issues and complete group projects aptly named “Change The World.” This year, they raised the bar. Congratulations to each group, which researched, polled and set out to create change that matters.…

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Explorer West Students Protect Longfellow Creek’s Habitat – Save Salmon

Three Explorer West eight graders, Colby, Felix and Tad, volunteered their time, energy and muscles planting trees along Longfellow Creek. It was part of an ongoing restoration effort by EarthCorps, a volunteer based organization that inspires communities across the globe to dramatically improve their relationship with the environment. West Seattle’s Longfellow Creek is the second largest…

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Explorer West Wins TOP honors In Environmental Issues Slam 2016

Explorer West did it again! For the third time in four years, an Explorer West team took one of the top prizes for the Environmental Issues Slam, sponsored by the Washington Foundation for the Environment. The Environmental Issues Slam presents seven important environmental issues in the region allowing audience members to decide on which issues are…

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EW Hosts Space Exploration Presentation- April 22

Join us for an exciting evening of space discoveries geared towards igniting the curiosity and imagination of our next generation of explorers! Dr. Hobbs, a NASA/JPL Space Ambassador, will discuss comets, dwarf planets and the Mars Rover and how missions to these new frontiers will impact life on earth, now and far into the future.…

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