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The Portrait of a Tarrier

August 8th, 2019|

The Portrait of a Tarrier CWA identifies a specific set of characteristics to develop in every student by Joanna Manning When CWA alumnus Scott Case ’94 saw that all 12 members of the engineering [...]

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The Portrait in Action

August 8th, 2019|

The Portrait in Action The 2019 Headmaster Award recipients each exemplify the characteristics identified in the Portrait of a Tarrier The Sam and Nathalie Brown Award was implemented by the Board of Trustees to [...]

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Dear CWA

August 8th, 2019|

Dear Charles Wright This year’s graduating Yazi Scholars write letters to CWA The Carol Milgard Endowment for Community Service, in partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound (BGCSPS), affords the [...]

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Experiential Education Year-by-Year

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 [...]

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Hands-on Learning at its Finest

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 [...]

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Empathetic by Design

October 5th, 2018|

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 [...]

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What is our Commitment to Care?

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 [...]

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Intercontinental Immersion

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 [...]