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Thanks for Referring Future Tarriers

Tarrier families are the most authentic and compelling champions of the impact of a Charles Wright education. A joint survey conducted by Ogilvy, Google, and TNS found that 74 percent of families identify word-of-mouth recommendations from friends and family as a key influencer in their school choice. As 2016 draws to a close, we would [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:32:44-07:00 December 7th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Report to Families Is A Snapshot of School Life

The Report to Families is a snapshot of the Charles Wright Academy community over the past year. Using infographics, charts, and narratives, it tells the story of who we are, where we are going, and why that matters. Here’s just a sampling of what you can learn in this year’s Report to Families: [...]

By | 2019-05-16T11:09:06-07:00 May 11th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Kid- (and Parent-) Friendly Admissions for Early Childhood Education

They say parenting is not for the faint of heart. However, exploring the possibility of a private school kindergarten should not send a parent reaching for the antacid. Reading this Washington Post article made me especially grateful for the laid-back culture we enjoy here in the Pacific Northwest. […]


By | 2015-11-04T19:11:32-07:00 November 4th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Charles Wright Academy’s Emergency School Closure Policy

Sometimes school is closed or its opening is delayed because of snow or ice. This decision is made early, and the information is relayed to major local radio and television stations. Through the Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD), Charles Wright participates in, a consortium of Puget Sound schools that provides emergency closing and [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:32:58-07:00 November 1st, 2015|Blog & News|0 Comments

An Extended Outlook

By: Emily Ge '15 Senior Emily Ge '15 reflects on how serving as a columnist at the Tacoma News Tribune has improved her writing and changed her perspective on the craft as she heads off to college. Before I first started writing for the Tacoma News Tribune, I hadn't really put any thought into what [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:33:05-07:00 April 14th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Charles Wright athlete Nate Mondou ’13 named to 1A-B all-state baseball team

Tacoma, Wash. – The Washington State Baseball Coaches Association named Charles Wright's Nate Mondou to the 1A-B all-state baseball team on June 19. Mondou, who graduated with the Class of 2013 earlier this month, signed a letter of intent to play Division 1 baseball at Wake Forest University this fall. Congratulations, Nate!

By | 2015-04-06T00:00:00-07:00 April 6th, 2015|Blog & News|0 Comments

Sixteen Tarriers Advance to State National History Day Competition

Auburn, Wash. – Sixteen Charles Wright Academy Upper Schoolers are moving on to the Washington state National History Day competition in May after placing in the top three in their respective categories at the South Puget Sound regional competition at Green River Community College on Thursday, March 26. It is the largest group of Tarriers [...]

By | 2015-03-30T00:00:00-07:00 March 30th, 2015|Blog & News|0 Comments

Local Families Needed to Host International Students Attending Charles Wright

Tacoma, Wash. - If your family enjoys exploring new cultures and meeting new people, then you would be a great host family for an international student attending Charles Wright Academy for the upcoming academic school year. Hosting an international student is an amazing opportunity to share your home with a resilient exchange student who is [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:33:05-07:00 March 26th, 2015|Blog & News|4 Comments

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7723 Chambers Creek Road West 
Tacoma, WA 98467

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