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

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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

Senior Cooper Cochran Signs Letter of Intent to Play Football at UPS

Charles Wright Academy senior Cooper Cochran signed a letter of intent on Friday, March 10, to play football at the University of Puget Sound. His family, coaches, trainer, teachers, and classmates—including from the Lower School—were in attendance to celebrate his latest accomplishment with him. “I started playing football when I was thirteen at Charles Wright,” [...]

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

Tarriers Celebrate at 30th Annual Spirit Auction

If you walked into the Tarrier Dome on Saturday, March 4, you would have thought you warped back to the Solid Gold era of the late '70s. Neon orange, purple, pink, and green flooded your eyes, along with flashing lights and music. Guests could choose between Miss Pac Man and Asteroids with a goal to [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Upper Schoolers Participate in Winterim 2017

Upper Schoolers at Charles Wright Academy spent the week of Presidents’ Day 2017 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 is [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Lower Schoolers Compete in Winter Wipeout 2017

Lower Schoolers competed in their annual indoor field day known as Winter Wipeout on Tuesday, Feb. 28, with the theme honoring the renowned long-running sports TV show Wide World of Sports. Students in grades junior kindergarten through five rotated through 11 activities in the Tarrier Dome, trying their hand at baseball, golf, track and field, [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Japanese Students Receive Honors in National Art Contest

Four Charles Wright students studying Japanese received accolades in the 2017 Nengajo (Japanese New Year card) Competition, a national art contest sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Japanese. Middle Schooler Cedar O. '22 placed first in the CG (computer generated; above) category in the middle school division while Beixi H. '17 placed second [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Senior Nick Iregui Signs Letter of Intent to Play Soccer at Westminster College

Charles Wright Academy senior Nick Iregui signed a letter of intent on Wednesday, Feb. 1, to play soccer at Westminster College. His family, coaches, teachers, and classmates of all ages were in attendance to celebrate with him. “Thank you to all of my teammates who push me every day to be a better player, a [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

707th Ordnance Company from JBLM Visits CWA Robotics Students

Lower School parent Major Aaron Teller (Kenley '28 and Scarlett '30) and fellow members of the U.S. Army's 707th Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) visited CWA yesterday to show the Wright Angle robotics team and young members of the Tech Club a demonstration and presentation. Major Teller shares that the 707th Ordnance Company is one [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Athletic Results 1/16-1/20

Girls Basketball On Tuesday, January 17th, the Tarriers traveled up to Bellevue Christian for their fourth Nisqually League match up. Once again, Grace Hanly led the Tarriers with 18 points in the match up, but this would not be enough against the balanced scoring from Bellevue. The Tarriers dropped the game, 26-56. Other scorers included [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Athletic Results 1/9-1/13

Girls Basketball The Tarrier girls faced some tough battles in their games this past week. On Tuesday, Cascade Christian came to visit. Despite good scoring from Grace Hanly  (13 points), the Tarriers struggled to stop the Cougars losing 22-55. Additional scorers included Julia Hanly with 3, and Erica Julian, Aliyah Recasner and Lexi Leith each [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|News|0 Comments