1415 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
Courier #: 482
P: 980-343-5500  |  F: 980-343-5593 
Principal: Melody Sears
LC: Central 2
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: 6-12
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Clubs & Organizations

​NWSA Foundation

Friends of Northwest

Tate Farm Garden


Band & Orchestra Boosters (BOB)

Choral Boosters

Dance Arts Boosters (DAB)

Piano Boosters

Theatre Arts Guild (TAG)

Visual Arts Boosters (VAB)


National Spanish Honor Society: Lin-Manuel Miranda Chapter - Sponsored by Ms. Santiago, Spanish Teracher - Room MC101. Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month from 4:25pm to 5:30pm in trailer MC101. The Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica is an honor society for high school students enrolled in Spanish sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. At NWSA, we have 35 active members that organized each year "Latino Night," a cultural celebration of the diversity at our school, the Spanish language, and Hispanic Community. Members also help during Open Houses and assist the administration to communicate with non-English speaking parents among other activities during the school year.

No Place for Hate - Sponsored by Mr. Lawler, Ms. Glover, and Ms. Pacifico - A102. Our next meeting will be on 1/23/20 from 4:30-5:30pm in room A102. For additional information, please email one of the advisors above.

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Northwest Young Achievers Mentoring Program - Sponsored by Mr. Smith. The Northwest Young Achievers Mentoring Program here at Northwest School of the Arts focuses on self-awareness, goal-setting, communication, trust and productive life skills for 7th and 8th graders. Currently, there are two Seniors that assist with the program by offering guidance to our scholars. We meet once a week to discuss college prep, how to go about goal-setting and  how to further develop their critical thinking skills. All of the mentees are required to dress professional the 3rd Thursday of each month, which would include wearing a shirt and tie. Each mentee must also maintain a 2.5GPA to remain eligible  for the program.


Rho Kappa (National History Honor Society) - Sponsored by Mr. Vitale - Room MC463. Meetings are held 1st Tuesday of each month from 4:30-5:15 in the Media Center.

Special Olympics Club - Sponsored by Ms. Pacifico, Mr. Roberts, Ms. Maynard, Mr. Limehouse, and Ms. O'Boyle - Room A102. Meetings are held once a month before each Special Olympics Club event. Contact Ms. Pacifico if you are interested or want additional information.

School Health Team - Sponsored by Ms. Pacifico, Mr. Roberts, Ms. Maynard, Ms. Glover, Ms. O'Boyle, Ms. Quince, and Nurse Dawn - Room A102. Meetings are held once a month before each Health Team event. Contact Ms. Pacifico if you are interested or want additional information.

Tri-M Music Honor Society - Sponsored by Ms. Hefner - E101. Meetings are held 4th Thursday of the month, 8:15am in E101.


Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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