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Dec
26

What is Support Lab?

At Northwest Liberty School we often talk with students about different struggles within their academics. A common theme we found was the challenge students’ face of finding time and a quiet place to study without distractions. We find it important to help students from every angle of learning, which is why we started “Support Lab” […]

By Kerry Wagner | Blog
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Nov
28

The Plunge.

Last night’s dream is causing my heart to race and mind to stir. Let me set the scene. The people: a small group of educators that included a superintendent, curriculum administrators, and a couple of others including me. The setting: an office at the top of a very tall building on a lake. The topic […]

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Oct
17

New In-Office Hours

Starting November 3rd, 2017 we are changing things up at Northwest Liberty School! We are excited to announce new in-office hours which are now limited to Mondays through Thursdays. This change comes with student success in mind, therefore our staff will still be accessible through phone and by email on Fridays. The only exception is […]

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Oct
11

College Essay Writing Workshop

Would you like a last minute pair of expert eyes on your college application or scholarship essay? NWLS College Application Essay Workshop will provide you with the pointed feedback, increased confidence and fine-tuned revisions that will make your application essay stand out from the crowd.   In this workshop you will meet one-on-one with an […]

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Sep
21

In Pursuit of Education and Renewal

The message below is part of a post I did for an online discussion board for one of my current doctoral courses. As it pertains to me as a student and my desire to foster options for other much younger students, it serves to frame what learning can and should be. Hold me accountable, and […]

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Jun
02

Two New Life Fitness Courses!

New Life Fitness courses are now available.  You will enjoy more choice through Module Learning! As we begin expanding course offerings with Module Learning, Life Fitness seemed the perfect first course to offer. Students can choose either Life Fitness: Nutrition or Life Fitness: Exercise.  The choices don’t end at registration.  Once enrolled, both courses have […]

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Mar
02

Cramming For The SAT – A Quick Guide for Procrastinators

  The Night Before Download a free practice test from Collegeboard. Look at the different sections and read the instructions. Try ten random (not the first ten) questions from each section. Make sure to check out the instruction for the grid-in math questions, as this can be confusing the first time you look at it. […]

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Feb
11

Why To Consider DHC at CWU

Last week I sat down and talked to some students who are enrolled in the William O. Douglas Honors College (DHC) at Central Washington University. With the help of the program’s assistant director, Chris, they helped me answer some questions about their experiences as students. I was impressed with the students who where enrolled because […]

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