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

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US Athletics Update: Week of May 9


Boys’ soccer defeated a fast and talented Klahowya team 3 – 0 and became the West Central District 3 Champions! They move to the first round of regionals on Tuesday, May 17 at Harry Lang Stadium at 6:30pm.


Girls’ tennis won the League Championship. Alexis Schorno first place and Meera Patel third place in singles. Maddy […]

By |May 13th, 2016|News|0 Comments

US Athletics Update: Week of 4/22-5/5

4/26 Charles Wright vs Cascade Christian
CWA- 5 Cascade Christian- 0
Singles – Alexis Schorno(CWA) def. Dani Tang 6-0, 6-2
Singles – Meera Patel(CWA) def. Elizabeth Jennings 6-0, 6-0

Doubles – Maddie Gonzalez/Seol(CWA) def. Cooksley/Jung 6-0, 6-2
Doubles – Kate Pasco/Aury Hay(CWA) def. Sadler/Seeger 6-3, 6-1
Doubles – Heidi Xu/Shining Wang(CWA) def. Williams/Coe 6-0, 6-0

4/28 Charles Wright @ Vashon
CWA- 3 Vashon […]

By |May 9th, 2016|News|0 Comments

CWA Visual Artists Celebrate C’DAT 2016

Tacoma, Wash. – The Charles Wright Academy visual arts department hosted the school’s seventh annual C’DAT Art Festival on Friday, May 6. […]

By |May 9th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Sports Boosters’ First Annual Crab Feast A Success

The Sports Boosters hosted the first annual CWA crab feast—dubbed Crab, Chowder, Blues, & Brews—in the Tarrier Dome on Saturday, April 30. Approximately 200 Tarriers gathered to celebrate Charles Wright athletics with fresh Alaskan Bairdi crab, clam chowder, and crab bisque while enjoying live music by Steve Stefanowicz and Too Many Cooks (and special guests).  […]

By |May 2nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Tarriers Compete at State National History Day Competition

Four Charles Wright Academy ninth graders competed at the Washington state National History Day competition on Saturday, April 23, at Green River Community College in Auburn. […]

By |April 25th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Alum of the Year Kathy Niakan ’96 Named to Time 100 List

New York, NY – Charles Wright Academy’s 2016 Alum of the Year Kathy Niakan ’96 was named today to Time magazine’s annual 100 Most Influential People list as a pioneer for her work in genetics.

Highlighted as a “gene sleuth,” Kathy is in good company; others on the list include “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, comedian […]

By |April 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments

US Athletics Update: Week of April 18


4/14 Charles Wright @ Cascade Christian
CWA-5 Cascade Christian- 0

1. Singles: Alexis Schorno (CWA) def. Dani Tang 6-0, 6-1
2. Singles: Forfeit by Cascade Christian

1. Doubles: Mei Ge/Meera Patel(CWA) def. Cooksley/Jung 6-2, 6-1
2. Doubles: Laney Schorno/Maria Gonzalez(CWA) def. Sadler/Seeger 6-0, 6-0
3. Doubles: Casey Kim/Heidi Xu(CWA) def. Coe/Williams 6-0,6-1


4/18 Charles Wright @ Tenino
CWA-5 Tenino-0

1. Singles: Alexis Schorno(CWA) def. […]

By |April 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Class of 2024 Places Fourth at Math Is Cool Competition

Fourth grade Tarriers competed in the regional Math Is Cool competition on Friday, April 15, in SeaTac. The team came in fourth place and Daniel ’24 placed eighth in the division in which Charles Wright participated. […]

By |April 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Tarriers Celebrate 2016 Founders’ Day

Tacoma, Wash. – The entire Charles Wright Academy community honored the school’s history and mission during Founders’ Day celebrations on Thursday, April 14. […]

By |April 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

US Athletics Update: Week of April 4

Exciting Honors!

Majestic Moler, senior point guard, has verbally committed to play collegiate basketball at NAIA school Northwest University in Kirkland, WA. Majestic will play for legendary coach, Ken Crawford. Coach Crawford says of Majestic, “Majestic will be a big part of our rotation as a freshman and will help us reach the National Tournament with […]

By |April 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments