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

Tarriers Place Fourth at National Vocabulary Competition

For the second year in a row, a team representing Charles Wright Academy achieved highest honors in the recent WordMasters Challenge—a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 150,000 students annually. The fifth grade team scored an impressive 193 points out of a possible 200 in the first of three meets this year, placing fourth in the [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Athletic Results 1/3-1/6

Girls Basketball On Friday, January 6 the Tarriers started Nisqually League play against the visiting Vashon Pirates. The varsity girls played in a physical match-up. Falling behind by eight points at the half, the girls battled back to within two midway through the third quarter. Despite the surge of energy the Pirates held on to [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|News|0 Comments

College Chatter: Young Alumni Give Upper Schoolers Advice

As we welcomed back Tarriers from winter break, we also welcomed back a group of CWA graduates. These young alumni from the Classes of 2014-2016 returned to campus to share their post-CWA experiences with current Upper Schoolers during a program we call College Chatter. During a brief but advice-packed 25 minutes together, six graduates shared [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Tarriers Honored at 2016 Tacoma Athletic Commission Luncheon

Last Friday Charles Wright Academy was represented by 24 people—including student-athletes, coaches, and families—at the 2016 Tacoma Athletic Commission (TAC) luncheon. For almost three-quarters of a century, the TAC has supported local youth and student sports through fund-raising more than $6 million for area programs. CWA had the largest turnout of any school in all [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|News, Share|0 Comments

Tarriers Celebrate Holiday Season at All-School Assembly

Tarriers of all ages gathered the Wight Gym on Monday, Dec. 12, to celebrate the holidays during an assembly led by Charles Wright Academy Chaplain Mike Moffitt, whose program highlighted the philosophy of sharing our light. This annual tradition is one of only two times every year that the entire school—everyone from junior kindergartners up [...]

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