Ship's Log: Maritime High School

Back to School, Maritime-Style

The smell of fall is in the air, which means students in Northwest Maritime Center’s (NWMC’s) partner programs are back in the classroom and in the field. In both Port Townsend and Des Moines, NWMC provides access to ...

Canoe do it? Yes, we can!

By Tyson Trudel, Maritime Education Manager In January, Maritime High School’s (MHS) inaugural class began their third project of the year—exploring the topic of vessels and voyages, looking at different vessel types, and learning about their history and ...

Maritime High School Kayaking Trip

By Danika Brown, Maritime High School Student Blogger Another great field trip awaited us Maritime High School students as we got our foul weather gear and got prepared to go kayaking on the Duwamish River. We were all filled with ...

Manson Construction Site Visit

By Danika Brown, Maritime High School Student Blogger At 8:30 am, my fellow Maritime High School students and I got our foul-weather gear packed up in our bags and got our boots and hard hats ready to go to our local ...

Maritime High School Collaborator Spotlight: Vashon Nature Center

Vashon Nature Center’s mission is to provide transformative nature experiences through research, education, and community science for the benefit of our island home and the entire Salish Sea. We conduct educational programs in local schools, run community science and ...

Let’s Build a Canoe!

By Danika Brown, Maritime High School Student Blogger We started working in the woodshop on February 28, and my fellow classmates and I were thrilled to be working there. With a lot of students having prior experience using power tools, building ...

Old & New Traditions

by Mara Mersai, Maritime High School Student Blogger Hello! Mara Mersai here. Over the school year, MHS students have been interviewing people about their role from different parts of the maritime industry—learning about them, learning about the importance of ...

Plastics Are a Problem: Our Unit on Plastic Pollution

By Chanel Young, Maritime High School Student Blogger Sometime after we returned from winter break, we started working on our social media campaign (humanities class) and ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) boat design challenge (STEM class) to present at our winter ...