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Class of 2021 Celebrates Halfway Day

Tacoma, Wash. - Members of Charles Wright Academy's Class of 2021 honored a Tarrier tradition today when they celebrated Halfway Day—the halfway point of their kindergarten-through-12th-grade education. The festivities have been held annually for more than a decade, although it has morphed over the years. Typically, parent volunteers will set up a party for the [...]

By | 2015-01-16T00:00:00-07:00 January 16th, 2015|Blog & News|0 Comments

CWA Robotics Team Wright Angle Advances to State Championship

Tacoma, Wash. – The Charles Wright Academy robotics team, Wright Angle, placed seventh out of 64 teams who competed at the FIRST Tech Challenge Feynman Interleague Championship at Woodrow Wilson High School this past weekend, qualifying for the state championship in Kent later this month. Twelve of Wright Angle's 20 members were able to compete [...]

By | 2015-01-12T00:00:00-07:00 January 12th, 2015|Blog & News|0 Comments

Study Techniques for Long-Term Learning

By: Bill White Over the holidays, CWA Head of Upper School Bill White caught up on some reading. Recently in the Scientific American Mind, there was an article called, "What Works and What Doesn't" The authors reviewed more than 700 articles about successful studying and learning habits that promote long-term learning. He shares his key [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:33:05-07:00 January 10th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

CWA Librarians Share Their Picks for Best Books of 2014

Charles Wright Academy's librarians—Deborah Baldwin (Lower School), Sam Harris (Middle School), and Jane Riches (Upper School)—reflect on their favorite books of 2014 for their respective age groups. Share your favorite book of the year in our comments section. Happy reading! Ms. Baldwin's Best Books of 2014 The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus by Jen [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:33:05-07:00 December 22nd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Happy Holidays from Charles Wright Academy

By: Tarriers of all ages gathered the Wight Gym on Monday, Dec. 15, to celebrate the holidays during an assembly led by Charles Wright Academy Chaplain Mike Moffitt, whose program highlighted community. This annual tradition is one of only two times every year that the entire school—everyone from junior kindergartners up to seniors—comes together for [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:33:05-07:00 December 16th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Study Tips for Final Exams: Review

By: Sinead Coleman Charles Wright Academy Upper School students take their final exams for the first semester next week. Learning specialist Sinead Coleman has shared advice for preparing, studying, and now reviewing ahead of tests. Good luck, Tarriers! REVIEW (The last week before the exam) 9. Practicing: When you review, you are no longer learning [...]

By | 2014-12-12T00:00:00-07:00 December 12th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

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