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Tacoma, Wash. – The Class of 2015 graduated from Charles Wright Academy on Saturday, June 6, in an outdoor commencement ceremony on the lawn between the Lower School and the Upper School on a particularly warm and sunny evening. Seventy-six seniors received their diplomas, each from a faculty member whom they personally requested to present the honor.
Each year the Parent Association solicits nominations from students, families, alumni, and faculty for an award to acknowledge the unique qualities of an individual teacher that inspire students to learn, families to cherish their child’s experience, alumni to reflect on their CWA days, and faculty to continue to strive to maintain their high standards both in and out of the classroom.
Tacoma, Wash. – Charles Wright’s Class of 2022 celebrated the culmination of their Lower School education on Friday, June 5, with a fifth grade moving-on ceremony in the Donn Laughlin Theater in the Language and Performing Arts Center on campus.
Tacoma, Wash. – The Charles Wright Class of 2019 celebrated eighth grade graduation on Thursday, June 4, in the Middle School Commons. Surrounded by family, friends, and faculty, 62 students commemorated their Middle School careers with vocal and instrumental performances, humorous recollections from the classroom and outdoor ed, and well wishes from Head of School Rob Camner, Middle School Head Rudy Ford, and Eighth Grade Team Leader Rob Scotlan.
Tacoma, Wash. – Seventy members of Charles Wright Academy’s Class of 2015 gathered in the Upper School and the Language and Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, June 2, to present learnings from their senior internships.
Yakima, Wash. – Charles Wright Academy seniors Philip Grenley ’15 and Teddy Grenley ’15 made history on May 30, when they won the Washington state 1B/2B/1A boys’ doubles tennis championship for the fourth straight time. The boys’ tennis team also won the state team tennis title for the eighth time in the last 10 years.
The Class of 2022 spent the week of May 11 living and breathing colonial history during their capstone Lower School experience—the annual fifth grade field trip to Virginia and Washington, D.C.