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2018 Athletics at a Glance

League and District Championships Girls tennis League and District Champions Zoe Rose (9th grade) League & District Champion, 3rd place state tournament Baseball League Champions Billy Chissoe (Nisqually Offensive MVP)  & TAC Boys Soccer Athlete of the Year Jahan Bains (9th grade) League and district Champion, 2nd place state Coach of the Year Colin [...]

By | 2019-02-20T13:01:31-07:00 February 20th, 2019|Blog, Blog & News|0 Comments

Tarriers at Play

By Carie Ward Because learning is most engaging when students experience it in the real world, the fifth graders took advantage of applications to issues in their lives during a study of research-based argument essay writing. During the fall, fifth graders examined Initiative 1634, the “Sugar Tax” to learn to investigate and understand an [...]

By | 2019-02-21T11:07:04-07:00 February 6th, 2019|Blog, Blog & News|0 Comments

Hands-on Learning at its Finest

by Joanna Manning The Lower School Makery might seem, to the casual observer, to be little more than a closet filled with trinkets. There are scraps of wood and PVC pipe arranged neatly on the shelves; guts of various electronics are laid out on the floor. Odds and ends that might normally be thrown [...]

By | 2019-02-20T12:19:40-07:00 February 6th, 2019|Blog, Blog & News|0 Comments

Tarriers Score at the Top in National Vocabulary Competition

Tarriers Score at the Top in National Vocabulary Competition Two students representing Charles Wright Academy recently received a perfect score in the first of three meets in this year’s WordMasters Challenge™—a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 150,000 students annually. Competing in the difficult Blue Division of the WordMasters Challenge™, fourth grader Kyle Peterson and [...]

By | 2019-01-15T14:37:23-07:00 January 15th, 2019|Blog, Blog & News|0 Comments

Upper Schoolers Prepare for Winterim 2019

Upper Schoolers at Charles Wright Academy spend a week participating in the annual experiential education tradition known as Winterim. Hundreds of students chose one of 27 course offerings ranging from local service learning opportunities to outdoor education hikes to international travel and cultural exchange programs. The goal [...]

By | 2019-01-17T10:54:02-07:00 January 15th, 2019|Blog, Blog & News|0 Comments

Simple Science To Spark Curiosity

by Wendy Goldfein, Lower School Science Teacher Want to encourage curiosity, experimentation, and exploration with your child? Introduce some simple science investigations with materials you already have on hand to help your children develop questions, problem solve, and find answers! Making Butter A little bit of cream and a whole lot of shaking [...]

By | 2019-01-10T15:42:03-07:00 January 10th, 2019|Blog, Blog & News|0 Comments

Q&A with Maria Gonzalez ’19

Maria Gonzalez is a senior who has attended Charles Wright Academy since Kindergarten. Throughout her time at Charles Wright, she developed friendships and was inspired by her teachers to help others to affect social change. In the past year, Gonzalez voiced her beliefs at the United Nations. Q: What piece of advice do you [...]

By | 2018-12-11T09:33:56-07:00 December 10th, 2018|Blog, Blog & News|0 Comments

Empathetic by Design

by Matt Weiner and Nick Zosel-Johnson Fourth graders apply design-thinking process to tackle problem solving from new perspectives Real change starts with rats. More specifically, the rats who have been eating the seeds at L’Arche Farms and Gardens. This is one of many problems that L’Arche Farms and Gardens presented to fourth graders to try and [...]

By | 2018-10-05T13:34:57-07:00 October 5th, 2018|Blog, Blog & News|0 Comments

She has 60 kills, 16 aces, 6 blocks and $10,000 raised for a cause close to her heart

*This article was originally published in The News Tribune* By Lauren Smith Abbie Jackson has done more for Charles Wright Academy volleyball during her career than what shows up on a stat sheet. In four seasons, the 6-foot-1 senior outside hitter — who will become the first Division I volleyball player the school has [...]

By | 2018-10-03T13:53:10-07:00 October 3rd, 2018|Blog, Blog & News|0 Comments

Global Summit Sends Ripples Throughout CWA and the World

by Ann Vogel Director of International Programs Robert F. Kennedy wrote that “When a person stands up for an idea, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, [...]

By | 2018-12-04T09:00:32-07:00 September 21st, 2018|Blog, Blog & News|0 Comments

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