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7723 Chambers Creek Road West 
Tacoma, WA 98467
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CWA Migrating to New School Information System

This summer, Charles Wright Academy is migrating to a new school information system (SIS) called Veracross. This new SIS allows faculty, staff, students, and parents and guardians to consolidate the number of digital locations for school information into one platform for news, events, calendars, attendance, grades, class schedules, directories, and more. All of this information [...]

By | 2017-06-16T15:20:27+00:00 June 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Class of 2017 Graduates from Charles Wright Academy

Tacoma, Wash. – The Class of 2017 graduated from Charles Wright Academy on Saturday, June 10, in an outdoor commencement ceremony on the lawn between the Lower School and the Upper School. Seventy-four seniors received their diplomas, each from a faculty member whom they personally requested to present the honor. Aerial footage by Jasper Xin '18 Upper School Head Bill White [...]

By | 2017-06-16T16:15:18+00:00 June 12th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Class of 2024 Moves On to Middle School

Tacoma, Wash. – Charles Wright’s Class of 2024 celebrated the culmination of their Lower School education on Friday, June 9, with a fifth grade moving-on ceremony in the Donn Laughlin Theater in the Robert A. Camner Language and Performing Arts Center on campus. Forty-six students were honored in front of family, friends, and faculty for their kindness, sense of [...]

By | 2017-06-16T08:43:17+00:00 June 10th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Charles Wright Academy Community Reading Opportunity

The following is from Head Librarian and Diversity Committee Chair Sam Harris. This spring, at the suggestion of the Charles Wright Diversity Committee, the senior leadership team agreed there is inherent value in a community reading opportunity over the coming academic year. Two books were chosen with the goal of expanding knowledge and skills in [...]

By | 2017-06-16T11:14:11+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Blog, Share|0 Comments

Mandy Wyatt Receives 2017 Lifetime Teaching Award

“I am sure you have more praise than you have room for, as Mandy is a special person.” With more than 50 years’ teaching experience—28 of which have been here at Charles Wright—Mandy Wyatt has indeed, as former fellow teacher Turi Janes describes above, garnered heaps of praise. Her colleagues all observe that Mandy’s compassion, [...]

By | 2017-06-14T11:10:36+00:00 June 6th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

John Lemma Receives 2017 Lifetime Teaching Award

“What can we conclude?” This is the question longtime Upper School history teacher John Lemma regularly posits to his students, according to colleague David Kangas. “John is the scholarly educator who invites students to view history with a careful eye,” David observes. “The student in John’s class learns that history is a mix of truths, [...]

By | 2017-06-06T16:21:26+00:00 June 6th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Amy Senftleben Wins 2017 Steele Staff Award

Chris Steele was a 1982 graduate of Charles Wright. As a student, he threw himself into what Charles Wright had to offer. He played soccer, took an active part in Donn Laughlin’s drama productions, both backstage and onstage, and was a talented art student. He had a particular love for the outdoors, and those who [...]

By | 2017-06-06T16:12:24+00:00 June 6th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Tarrier Athletic Update: May 22, 2017

1A State Track and Field Meet is May 25-27 at Roos Field - Cheney, Washington - Eastern Washington University Girls are district for the second year in a row! RubyJoy Pike, DISTRICT CHAMP, Discus Connor Currier, 2nd place, Shot Put Adam Briejer 2nd place, 1600m Julia Hanly, 2nd place, 800m Brenna Sclair, 3rd place, 800m [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:32:40+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Upper School Teacher Laryssa Schmidt Named A 2017 James Madison Fellow

Charles Wright Academy Upper School history teacher Laryssa Schmidt is the 2017 Washington state recipient of the James Madison Graduate Fellowship. Each year the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers fellowships to high school faculty who aim to teach the American constitution and awards one fellowship per state per year. “The James Madison Fellowship is [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:32:40+00:00 May 18th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments