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Charles Wright Academy
7723 Chambers Creek Road West 
Tacoma, WA 98467

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Start-of-School Forms for 2015-2016 Are Now Available

We know it’s hard to believe, but students will be lining up at their lockers, in the cafeteria, and in the hallways here at Charles Wright before we know it. In the meantime, 2015-2016 start-of-school forms for Tarriers in all divisions—Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School—are now available online. Below are links to pages for each division that provide letters from the heads of school, required registration and consent forms, optional forms, and additional information. Please read, sign, and return materials by August 3. (Please note that some forms are due August 17.) Think of it as parent summer reading! […]

By |August 7th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Charles Wright athlete Nate Mondou ’13 named to 1A-B all-state baseball team

Tacoma, Wash. – The Washington State Baseball Coaches Association named Charles Wright’s Nate Mondou to the 1A-B all-state baseball team on June 19. Mondou, who graduated with the Class of 2013 earlier this month, signed a letter of intent to play Division 1 baseball at Wake Forest University this fall. Congratulations, Nate!

By |April 6th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Sixteen Tarriers Advance to State National History Day Competition

Auburn, Wash. – Sixteen Charles Wright Academy Upper Schoolers are moving on to the Washington state National History Day competition in May after placing in the top three in their respective categories at the South Puget Sound regional competition at Green River Community College on Thursday, March 26. It is the largest group of Tarriers […]

By |March 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Local Families Needed to Host International Students Attending Charles Wright

Tacoma, Wash. – If your family enjoys exploring new cultures and meeting new people, then you would be a great host family for an international student attending Charles Wright Academy for the upcoming academic school year.

Hosting an international student is an amazing opportunity to share your home with a resilient exchange student who […]

By |March 26th, 2015|News|0 Comments

2015 Spirit Auction Raises More Than $400,000 for CWA

Tacoma, Wash. – More than 475 friends of the school attended the 28th annual Charles Wright Academy Spirit Auction in the Tarrier Dome on Saturday, March 7.

The Bollywood theme inspired bright colors, lively music and dancing, flavorful food, and—most importantly—many bids (1,315, to be exact)! The final fund-raising tally amounted to more than $400,000, including […]

By |March 25th, 2015|News|0 Comments

CWA Knowledge Bowl team wins 3A state championship

Arlington, Wash. – The Charles Wright Academy Knowledge Bowl A team, comprising five seniors, won the 3A state championship at the tournament held at Arlington High School on Saturday, March 14.

The A team—including Meg Blyler ’15, Emily Ge ’15, Rory Reshovsky ’15, Conor Sandoval ’15, and Taylor Walsh ’15—defeated Capital High School and Columbia River […]

By |March 16th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Upper Schoolers Participate in Annual Experiential Education Winterim Program

Tacoma, Wash. – Upper Schoolers at Charles Wright Academy spent the week of Presidents’ Day participating in the annual experiential education tradition known as Winterim.

Hundreds of students chose one of 24 course offerings ranging from local service learning opportunities to outdoor education hikes to international travel and cultural exchange programs. The goal of these courses […]

By |February 25th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Charles Wright Academy Freshman Wins Washington State Chess Championship

Tacoma, Wash. – Charles Wright Academy freshman Noah Fields ’18 won the state chess championship title over the weekend at the Washington High School Individual Championship tournament held Jan. 23-24 at Lakeside School in Seattle.

According to Washington Chess Federation President Josh Sinanan, expert-level player Noah “won clear first place,” having defeated both other expert and […]

By |January 26th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Class of 2021 Celebrates Halfway Day

Tacoma, Wash. – Members of Charles Wright Academy’s Class of 2021 honored a Tarrier tradition today when they celebrated Halfway Day—the halfway point of their kindergarten-through-12th-grade education.

The festivities have been held annually for more than a decade, although it has morphed over the years. Typically, parent volunteers will set up a party for the sixth […]

By |January 16th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Spirit Auction News – Ticket Sales and VIP Tables

It won’t be long until we’re celebrating in the Tarrier Dome to all the sights, sounds, and flavors of Bollywood! Below please find information about donations, ticket sales, and early bidding opportunities you may find helpful.

Auction Ticket Sales: You’ll want to keep an eye on your inbox in the coming days for your official […]

By |January 15th, 2015|News|0 Comments