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Teaching in the 21st Century

January 24th, 2020|

Teaching in the 21st Century by Nick Zosel-Johnson, Lower School Director The first iPhone came out in 2007. Prior to this, no one had imagined a world with smartphones. Twelve years later, our students [...]

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The Foundation for Who They Will Become

January 24th, 2020|

The Foundation for Who They Will Become Four Upper School students chronicle their journeys moving into the future with confidence by Alex Domine, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications Upper [...]

Looking to the Future

January 24th, 2020|

Looking to the Future Incoming Head of School Susan Rice shares her educational philosophy and what 21st century learning can look like at CWA by Kimberly Banti A class of elementary school students leans [...]

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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 [...]