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

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US Athletics Update: week of Feb.7

Girls Basketball

 ****The Tarriers play their first district tournament game on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at home in the Wight Gym.  The exact starting time of the game will be announced.  The Tarriers will play the winner of the February 11th Port Townsend vs. Vashon game. CWA could face the Pirates for the third time this season […]

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

US Athletic Update: Week of Feb.2

Girls Basketball

1/26 Charles Wright at Cascade Christian
CWA- 46 Cascade Christian- 33

After a close first quarter, the Tarriers took the lead for keeps.  At one point in the third quarter, the Cougars whittled a 12-point Tarrier lead down to six points but a great fourth quarter effort insured a CWA victory.

Shoni Pritchett again led the Tarriers […]

By |February 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Us Athletic Update: Week of Jan. 18


#52, Shoni Pritchett,in the news again!

SHONI THE MONEY- Tacoma News Tribune 1/19/16
“Charles Wright’s Shoni Pritchett collected one of her 10 rebounds against Seattle Christian and decided she’d take it up herself. She drove the floor, juked, used a behind-the-back dribble to get away from two defenders and then sank the elbow jumper for two of […]

By |January 26th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Judy Herrington to Be Inducted into Washington Music Educators Association Hall of Fame

Tacoma, Wash. – Charles Wright Academy Lower School music teacher and Tacoma Youth Chorus founder Judy Herrington is to be inducted into the Washington Music Educators Hall of Fame in February. […]

By |January 20th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Best of the South Sound: Vote for CWA

South Sound Magazine has opened the voting for their 2016 Best of the South Sound issue. Every summer, South Sound publishes an issue highlighting the best of business and services, travel, dining, arts and culture, home and garden, health and wellness, and—you guessed it—kids and education based on a poll of readers.

Categories for which Charles Wright […]

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

US Athletic Update: Week of Jan. 11

More exciting news about CWA Senior Shoni Pritchett!!

Please vote for Shoni Pritchett for the ALL-USA Girls Performers of the Week! Vote as much as you can! Guard Shoni Pritchett, Charles Wright Academy: Pritchett scored 68 points in three games last week. Pritchett’s most impressive game was the Tarriers’ 62-59 overtime win against Cascade Christian where […]

By |January 12th, 2016|News|0 Comments

US Athletics Update: Week of Dec. 4

A BIG congratulations to Shoni Pritchett for receiving a nomination for the McDonalds All American game! Shoni was the only athlete nominated from the Tacoma area. This is a huge honor and if selected to play in the game we will make sure to get that information out as well.

Also, an update on a recent […]

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

US Athletics Update: Week of Dec. 12

Big Congratulations to Majestic Moler and Shoni Pritchett for being named in TNT’s fab five for small schools!!

-excerpt from the Tacoma News Tribune-



Fab Five

Guard — Hailey Brandner, Cascade Christian, 5-7, jr.: Coach Scott Myers calls her an “absolute ballhawk.” Energy and tenacity changes games.

Guard — Majestic Moler, Charles Wright, 5-7, sr.: Quick and intense defender leads […]

By |December 18th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Student Artists Featured in Tacoma Weekly

Charles Wright Academy Middle School student artists had their work featured in the December 11 issue of Tacoma Weekly on its School Page, which highlights “artwork, poetry, and writing from Tacoma students” every week.

Sixth grade visual arts teacher Dana Squires spoke with the Weekly about her students’ recent work. […]

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

US Athletics Update: Week of Dec. 7

Girls Basketball

12/4/15 Charles Wright @ University Prep
CWA- 51 University Prep- 35

The Tarriers traveled to Seattle on Friday to play the Pumas. The CWA girls overcame a somewhat sluggish first half with an energized third quarter. As a result, they returned home with their second win of the season, a 51-35 victory.

Shoni Pritchett again led all […]

By |December 10th, 2015|News|0 Comments