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Seventh Graders Compete in Shakespeare Contest

Hark! What voices doth carry through the halls across campus this time of year? It's the seventh graders reciting Shakespeare to teachers, parents and guardians, staff members, and Head of School Matt Culberson as part of their annual contest. This tradition is the precursor to the seventh grade field trip to Ashland in early March, [...]

By | 2017-02-08T11:35:53+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Blog, Share|0 Comments

Wright Angle Robotics Team Heading to State Competition

This just in from Wright Angle robotics team co-coach Jim Albers: The CWA Robotics team is going to the Washington state competition! There were some amazing highs and lows on Sunday, Jan. 15, at Baker Middle School in Tacoma, as the CWA Wright Angle team competed in the state-qualifying tournament. We advanced all the way [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:32:43+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Blog, Share|0 Comments

Imagining A 21st Century Liberal Arts Education

We can only begin to do, once we have begun to imagine… I slammed into my “mid-life crisis” like a VW bug hitting a bridge abutment. It crushed me! I was so caught up with what I could do, that I lost sight of what I ought to do. Not yet ready to give up [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:32:43+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Blog, Share|0 Comments

Tarrier Testimonials: The Meadowcroft Family

It was with great excitement last summer that we invited the CWA community to view a collection of short films shining a spotlight on what makes Charles Wright Academy so special. In addition to a highlight reel showcasing the academic, artistic, and athletic programs that set CWA apart is a handful of family testimonials wherein Tarriers [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:32:43+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Blog, Share|0 Comments

Video: A Day In the Life of a Seventh Grader

Harlow C. '22 envisioned, filmed, and edited this "day in the life" video for the Middle School's variety show before the winter break. Harlow loves filmmaking and learning the visual arts, and he also makes videos for our state-championship-winning robotics team, Wright Angle. Get a glimpse of what it's like to be a seventh grader [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:32:43+00:00 December 19th, 2016|Blog|1 Comment

Thanks for Referring Future Tarriers

Tarrier families are the most authentic and compelling champions of the impact of a Charles Wright education. A joint survey conducted by Ogilvy, Google, and TNS found that 74 percent of families identify word-of-mouth recommendations from friends and family as a key influencer in their school choice. As 2016 draws to a close, we would [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:32:44+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

CWA and the Charge of the Light Brigade

"Cannon to the right of them, Cannon to the left of them, Cannon behind them Volley’s and thunder’d; Storm’d at with shot and shell, While horse and hero fell, They had fought so well Came thro’ the jaws of Death Back from the mouth of Hell, All that was left of them, Left of the [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:32:44+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Blog, Share|0 Comments

Q&A with Rhodes Scholar Anthony Wohns ’12

Anthony Wohns ’12 was named a Rhodes Scholar on Monday, Nov. 21, and will study the intersection of genetics and philosophy beginning in 2017—after the recent Harvard grad completes a master's degree at the University of Cambridge. We were able to touch base with Anthony right after the great news broke. What aspect of your [...]

By | 2016-12-06T16:39:33+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Blog, Share|0 Comments

Wright Angle Robotics Wins First Meet of 2016-17

Wright Angle Robotics Co-Coach Jim Albers shares an update on the first robotics competition of the year! On Saturday our CWA MS/US robotics team (#6427) competed in its first competition at Bellarmine Prep. Twelve teams competed in a 15-match competition. CWA ended the day winning all of our five matches and taking first place overall [...]

By | 2016-12-06T17:18:09+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Blog, Share|1 Comment

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