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Tarrier Testimonials: The Quisenberry Family

It was with great excitement last summer that we invited the CWA community to view a collection of short films shining a spotlight on what makes Charles Wright Academy so special. In addition to a highlight reel showcasing the academic, artistic, and athletic programs that set CWA apart is a handful of family testimonials wherein Tarriers [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Blog, Share|0 Comments

Matt Culberson on the State of the School

Girls and boys varsity basketball games are being played at the same time in the Wight Gym and the Tarrier Dome. Halftime programs feature the Lower School jump-rope team and the tae kwon do students. Middle School students play a game of Ultimate outside and are memorizing Shakespeare in the hallways. MS and US students [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Blog, Share|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

Masculinity and the Mask You Live In

"Why is it so hard being a guy?" "I don't know, Ms. Gerla. It just is." This was a statement from one of my students in digital citizenship several years ago, and it has stuck with me ever since. When I first began teaching the class, I had big plans to address media literacy, stereotypes [...]

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

Seventh Graders Compete in Shakespeare Contest

Hark! What voices doth carry through the halls across campus this time of year? It's the seventh graders reciting Shakespeare to teachers, parents and guardians, staff members, and Head of School Matt Culberson as part of their annual contest. This tradition is the precursor to the seventh grade field trip to Ashland in early March, [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Blog, Share|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

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

Wright Angle Robotics Team Heading to State Competition

This just in from Wright Angle robotics team co-coach Jim Albers: The CWA Robotics team is going to the Washington state competition! There were some amazing highs and lows on Sunday, Jan. 15, at Baker Middle School in Tacoma, as the CWA Wright Angle team competed in the state-qualifying tournament. We advanced all the way [...]

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

Imagining A 21st Century Liberal Arts Education

We can only begin to do, once we have begun to imagine… I slammed into my “mid-life crisis” like a VW bug hitting a bridge abutment. It crushed me! I was so caught up with what I could do, that I lost sight of what I ought to do. Not yet ready to give up [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|Blog, Share|0 Comments

Tarrier Testimonials: The Meadowcroft Family

It was with great excitement last summer that we invited the CWA community to view a collection of short films shining a spotlight on what makes Charles Wright Academy so special. In addition to a highlight reel showcasing the academic, artistic, and athletic programs that set CWA apart is a handful of family testimonials wherein Tarriers [...]

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