Tarrier Wins First Place at Washington State National History Day Competition

Three Tarriers placed in the top three in their respective categories at the National History Day Washington state competition at Green River Community College on Saturday, April 29. Cathy Wu ’20 took first place in the senior historical paper category; her paper is titled “Ho FengShan: The Chinese ‘Schindler’ Who Took A Stand Against the [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:32:40+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Lower Schoolers Go the Distance at Jogathon 2017

Lower Schoolers participated in a decades-long Tarrier tradition on Friday, April 28, when they took to the track around Haertl Field for Jogathon 2017. Students in grades junior kindergarten through five (as well as parents, guardians, and teachers) ran a total of 3,634 laps, which equals 908.5 miles. The Class of 2024 came away the [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:32:40+00:00 May 1st, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

CWA Hosts First Annual Conference for International Student Programs

Tacoma, Wash. – Representatives from more than 20 schools across Washington state came to Charles Wright Academy on Friday, April 21, to attend a first annual conference dedicated to establishing best practices for international student programs in independent schools. Charles Wright Academy International Student Coordinator Ann Vogel developed the program for the daylong conference, titled [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:32:40+00:00 April 26th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Middle School Ultimate Team Is Spring Reign Champion

The Charles Wright Ultimate teams competed in the 2017 Spring Reign tournament this past weekend, with the Middle School A team going undefeated to capture the championship in their division. Three CWA teams comprising 60 students (who called themselves the Como te Llamas this year) participated: two from the Middle School and one from the [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:32:40+00:00 April 24th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

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 | 2017-05-27T08:32:40+00:00 April 24th, 2017|News, Share|1 Comment

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 | 2017-05-27T08:32:41+00:00 April 19th, 2017|News, Share|0 Comments

Tarriers Celebrate 2017 Founders’ Day

Tacoma, Wash. – The entire Charles Wright Academy community honored the school's history and mission during Founders' Day celebrations on Thursday, April 13. Parents were invited to breakfast in the Middle School Commons, where students, faculty, and families gathered for a delicious buffet of baked pastries, eggs, bacon, pancakes, and more prepared by CWA's food [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:32:41+00:00 April 14th, 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 | 2017-05-27T08:32:41+00:00 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 | 2017-04-10T13:37:14+00:00 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 | 2017-05-27T08:32:41+00:00 April 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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