Bothell’s new high school is modeled on the best in the world (The Herald)

Eric McDowell, principal of the nearly completed North Creek High in Bothell, is working to fill positions and meeting with future students and parents. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

BOTHELL — Eric McDowell is a high school principal without students. For a few more months, at least.

McDowell arrived at the new North Creek High School in September as construction workers buzzed around the site. A half-dozen administrators have toiled since then to turn the otherwise unoccupied campus into a learning environment to match its state-of-the art design. That is to say, high-tech and ultra efficient, with sparks of Scandinavian inspiration.

“It’s a big, glorious building that’s entirely empty,” McDowell said. “Imagine everything you’ve ever expected in a school. We have to order all of that, from desks and textbooks to beakers and football helmets.”

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Article by Noah Haglund / The Herald

Photo by Kevin Clark / The Herald