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7723 Chambers Creek Road West 
Tacoma, WA 98467

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Senior Connor Currier Signs Track and Field Letter of Intent with PLU

Charles Wright Academy senior Connor Currier signed a letter of intent on Thursday, April 20, to compete in track and field at Pacific Lutheran University beginning this fall. His family, coaches, trainer, teachers, and classmates were in attendance to celebrate his latest accomplishment with him. Connor—a thrower whose events are shot put, discus, and javelin—first [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

French Students Welcome Visitor from Democratic Republic of Congo

Upper School French students welcomed a special guest to campus yesterday. Dr. Abel Ntambue is an epidemiologist with the University of Lubumbashi who specializes in infant and maternal health. He is from Democratic Republic of the Congo and is presently working on a research project at UW Tacoma. He stopped by Madame Telal's French 300 [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Judy Herrington Premieres Piece at Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall

Longtime Lower School music teacher Judy Herrington is on the East Coast today, April 11, for the premiere performances of work commissioned for her by Manhattan Concert Productions, titled “Stars Tonight,” at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and Carnegie Hall in New York City. Top: Katie '05 with her parents Judy and Bob Herrington [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|News, Share|2 Comments

Athletic Results 4/3-4/7

Girls Tennis  CWA - 3   Vashon - 2 1.Singels:  Alexis Schorno(CWA) def. Lizzy Macijewski 6-0, 6-1 2.Singles: Hanna Nelson(V) def. Maria Gonzalez 6-2, 6-1 1.Doubles: L.Schorno/Ge(CWA) def. Lematua/Nelson 6-2, 6-1 2.Doubles: Xu/Wang(CWA) def McGray/Fiala 6-3, 6-3 3.Doubles; Fiano/Oswald(V) def. Ursic/Park 7-6, 4-6, 10-3 Final Score:  CWA - 3   Curtis -2 1. Singles: Alexis [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

2017 Alum of the Year Announced: Chuck Morey ’65

Alum of the Year: This award is presented to a graduate of Charles Wright Academy and recognizes the individual’s accomplishments and/or service to community. Charles “Chuck” Morey ’65 is a director, playwright, and former artistic director with more than 45 years’ experience in professional theater and extensive credits from coast to coast. He started at [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Middle Schoolers Embark On Two-Day Experiential Ed Courses

Last week, Middle School students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades set aside their regular studies and embarked on Middle School Days. The annual event has been offered continuously for almost 40 years and continues to be one of the most popular experiences for both students and faculty. During Middle School Days, all regular classes [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Senior Sophie Hinz Signs Letter of Intent to Play Soccer at Chapman

Charles Wright Academy senior Sophie Hinz signed a letter of intent on Thursday, March 23, to play soccer at Chapman University in Southern California. Her family, coaches, teachers, and classmates were in attendance to celebrate her latest accomplishment with her. “I love being around teammates who push one another, get excited to play, and are [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Nominations Open for 2017 Faculty and Staff Awards

Each year in April an outstanding faculty and staff member are chosen for the Inspirational Faculty Award and the Christopher Steele Award, respectively. We rely on nominations from the community to make the selection and ask that you take a moment to submit a nomination if you have an outstanding candidate in mind for one or [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Upper School Knowledge Bowl Team Wins State Championship

Charles Wright Academy’s Upper School Knowledge Bowl team won the 2A Washington state championship on Saturday, March 18, at the state tournament at Arlington High School. The 2A division is one division higher than the Tarriers typically compete in based on the size of the school; the team won the 3A state title in 2015. [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

CWA Class of 2024 Proves Math Is Cool

Sixteen members of the Class of 2024 competed in the regional Math Is Cool tournament on March 10 at Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines, with fifth grader Daniel D. leading the Tarriers to an eighth place finish in the Phi Division. Math Is Cool is a part of Academics Are Cool, a statewide [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments