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  • Third graders at Alder Dam in Washington

Experiential Education Year-by-Year

By |May 6th, 2019|

Experiential Education Year-by-Year Experiential Education isn’t just another way to learn. It’s a better way to learn. Students at Charles Wright bridge the gap between the classroom and the real world every year so [...]

  • middle school students with laser cutter

Hands-on Learning at its Finest

By |May 3rd, 2019|

Hands-on Learning at its Finest A new space at CWA for students to discover, explore, and innovate By Joanna Manning The Lower School Makery might seem, to the casual observer, to be little more [...]

  • Students hiking with backpacks during Sophomore Outdoor Ed week

What is Experiential Education at Charles Wright?

By |December 4th, 2018|

What is Experiential Education at Charles Wright? By Greg Bamford, Associate Head of School Experiential education is a longstanding part of a Charles Wright education. For some people, it conjures images of the outdoors [...]

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What is our Commitment to Care?

By |September 17th, 2018|

What is our Commitment to Care? by Matt Culberson Head of School I note the obvious differences between each sort and type, but we are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike. We [...]

  • students take photos during scene in upper school play

Intercontinental Immersion

By |September 5th, 2018|

Intercontinental Immersion by Qijun “Jackie” Zhong ’18 An international student highlights the progress he’s made stateside over the last four years I came to CWA in ninth grade from Guangzhou, China, and will graduate [...]

  • upper school students chop onions in the Tacoma Rescue kitchen

Taking Care of People, Taking Care of Place

By |September 5th, 2018|

Taking Care of People, Taking Care of Place By Mark E. Hayes Coordinator of Service Learning and Sustainability, Upper School English Teacher Service without learning is good, but service with learning is the best [...]