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2015 Spirit Auction Call for Sponsors

Charles Wright Academy's 2015 Spirit Auction committee wishes to welcome Tarriers to the lush and vibrant world of Bollywood as we let our spirits soar and celebrate the Parent Association's largest fund-raiser of the year. CWA's annual Spirit Auction brings together nearly 600 parents, alumni, and friends for a gala evening of entertainment, dining, and [...]

By | 2014-12-09T00:00:00-07:00 December 9th, 2014|Blog & News|0 Comments

Study Tips for Final Exams: Studying

By: Sinead Coleman First-semester final exams are just around the corner. Charles Wright Academy Upper School learning specialist Sinead Coleman offers a three-step process for acing those tests. Last week she offered advice on how to begin preparing; today she offers guidance on how to approach studying. Good luck! STUDYING (Two to three weeks before [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:33:05-07:00 December 5th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Renovations Enhance Science Education at Charles Wright Academy

By: CWA Upper School Science Department Sir Isaac Newton stated, "To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science" The Charles Wright Academy Upper School science teachers are experiencing big advances in their science classes due to the generous gifts made to CWA's [...]

By | 2014-12-02T00:00:00-07:00 December 2nd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

The Verbs of Art: Reflections on the International Teaching Artist Conference 2014

By: Dana Squires Middle School art teacher Dana Squires attended the second annual International Teaching Artist Conference in Australia this summer for an enriching and engaging immersion in the global pursuit in arts education. Ms. Squires reflected on the philosophies and methodologies she learned of and discussed at this professional development conference for ArtsWA, of [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:33:06-07:00 November 25th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Junior Kindergartners Present “Rainbow Crow”

Tacoma, Wash. - Every fall, 2014 Inspirational Faculty Award Winner Catherine Grider—who has a number of relatives and friends who are part of the Nisqually and Yakima tribes—leads a unit on Native American history in her class. "My family has always had a strong connection with Northwest Coast tribes," Ms. Grider said. "We are from [...]

By | 2017-05-27T08:33:06-07:00 November 21st, 2014|Blog & News|0 Comments

Around the World: Second Grade’s South America Fair

The Charles Wright second grade curriculum theme is Around the World, and students spend time studying each of the seven continents—both in their core lessons as well as in their art, music, library, and technology classes. Yesterday the Class of 2025 served as experts on their chosen topics at their annual South America Fair, presenting [...]

By | 2014-11-21T00:00:00-07:00 November 21st, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Seventh Graders Launch Bottle Rockets in Science Class

By: Riley Meinershagen Seventh grade science students in Riley Meinershagen's classes spent three weeks studying how to apply Newton's Laws to bottle-rocket launches. After several stages of building with different materials, they spent two days this week launching (and learning) on CWA's practice fields. Learn more about the scientific principles under examination from Mr. M [...]

By | 2014-11-19T00:00:00-07:00 November 19th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

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