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1415 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
Courier #: 482
P: 980-343-5500  |  F: 980-343-5593 
Principal: Katy Coffelt
LC: West
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)

Spanish National Honor Society - Sociedad Honoraria Nacional Hispánica - and it's chapter at NWSA: Lin-Manuel Miranda Chapter recognizes scholastic achievement in Spanish and promotes activities related to and in the interest of the Hispanic world. The society is primarily a service organization that also participates in several local Hispanic festivals and other cultural activities. There are a variety of scholarships available through the national society, including the opportunity to travel abroad to a Spanish-speaking country over the summer. The chapter meets monthly @ 4:20pm the 3rd Thursday of every month.

Objectives of NWSA Chapter Lin-Manuel Miranda:

1. To promote the study and the use of the Spanish Language at school, home, and in the community.

2. To help to recruit and retain more Hispanic students at NWSA to diversify the student-body of the school.

3. To promote Hispanic culture within the Art Mayors.

4. To create and participate in activities to highlight the Hispanic culture at school and in community events.

5. To promote the registration of students in all Spanish courses that would allow students to obtain the bi-literacy seal in their NWSA high school diploma.

Please see the school master calendar for meeting dates.

Chapter advisor: Ms. Fleshman, Spanish teacher.

Alternate Advisor: Mr. Vitale

Chapter president: Kayla Thwaites and Lesly Montezuma

General information Remind: text @e2767c to 81010

Information on this year's clubs and organizations is forthcoming. In the meantime, those whose information have been updated will be posted above this notice. After this notice, please be aware that these are clubs that were offered prior to the 2021-2022 school year and this webpage has yet to be updated with current information. Please contact the previous advisors listed if you have any questions about them.

Art of Love Club (High School and Middle School Students)

The Art of Love promotes social justice, emotional support, inspiration, and kindness in our school and community through creative artwork. Club members include middle and high school students who are passionate about advocating for positive changes through artistic expressions.

Founder and Student President: Jessica Johnson
Staff Adviser: Mrs. Pacifico

For more information, email Ms. Pacifico at

Health Team (High School Students)

The objective of the NWSA Health Team is to improve students' quality of life, including physical, mental, emotional and social development through a variety of health programs and activities. Students and staff members on the Health Team plan and implement school-wide events and daily routines to benefit the positive climate and safety at our school.

Staff Advisors: Ms. Pacifico, Ms. Maynard, Mr. Roberts, Ms. McCloud, Ms. O'Boyle, and Ms. Quince

Presidents: Ryan Stukes, Ilayai Monroe, Jessica Johnson

For more information, email Ms. Pacifico at

No Place for Hate Club - Sponsored by Mr. LawlerMs. Glover, and Ms. Pacifico . This club is open to middle and high school students. The No Place for Hate Club focuses on creating a welcoming environment in the school and community by stopping all forms of bias and bullying. We will meet virtually during remote learning. For additional information, please email one of the advisers above.

Presidents: Ryan Stukes, Ilayai Monroe, Jessica Johnson

The Northwest Young Achievers Mentoring Program 

The Northwest Young Achievers Mentoring Program focuses on self-awareness, goal-setting, communication, trust and productive life skills for 7th and 8th graders. We meet once a week to discuss college prep, how to go about goal-setting and  how to further develop their critical thinking skills. When not Remote, 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.

Special Olympics Club (High School Students)

The Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools program promotes social inclusion of individuals with and without intellectual disabilities by fostering meaningful relationships through a variety of artistic, athletic, and recreational activities. 

Staff Advisors: Ms. Pacifico, Ms. Maynard, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Limehouse, and Ms. O'Boyle

Presidents: Laila Hunnicutt, and Anna Palmer, Lauren Dunham and Charli Head

For more information, email Ms. Pacifico at

Student Leadership

Student Leadership is dedicated to leading the NWSA student body into success both on and off campus and make their time at Northwest as enriching as possible. Check out the website for important dates and forms, sign up for upcoming events, and see leadership in action.

Student Ambassadors Club

The Student Ambassadors Club is open to students in grades 6-12 who want to grow their leadership and communication skills, and inspire other students to take a more active role in representing NWSA. Applications are open until March 30. Training is available! 

More information can be found here.

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