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Learning to Think Like A Historian

February 24th, 2020|

Learning to Think Like A Historian By Nikki Fastlee Experiential, place-based, and project-based learning are hot buzz words in the realm of education right now, and rightly so. They provide students with ownership of [...]

Heritage Matters in the Middle School

January 17th, 2020|

Heritage Matters in the Middle School By Joanna Manning When Heritage Night first began in 1995, it provided an opportunity for middle-school families to get to know each other better by sharing meaningful parts [...]

Academic Foundation for College Success

November 18th, 2019|

Academic Foundation for College Success by Alex Domine Unique — this is the word that continues to come up when parents, faculty, staff, and community members describe each CWA student. This characteristic is especially [...]

Building Healthy Habits in the Middle School

November 18th, 2019|

Building Healthy Habits in the Middle School by Alex Domine On a typical weekday in the Middle School at Charles Wright, you will find the hallways clamoring with smiling students, each one wearing a [...]

Connecting the Community to the Classroom

November 18th, 2019|

Connecting the Community to the Classroom by Joanna Manning In his essay "The Past, Present and Future of Place-Based Learning," Lewis and Clark College professor Gregory Smith explains that place-based education strives "to engender [...]

In Remembrance of Ted Sanford

October 14th, 2019|

In Remembrance of Ted Sanford Charles Wright Academy's highly esteemed former Headmaster Ted Sanford peacefully passed away the morning of Sunday, October 6. Ted was CWA's first long-term Headmaster serving for ten years from [...]

Learning and Reflecting: Experiential Ed Week

October 7th, 2019|

Learning and Reflecting: Experiential Ed Week By Joanna Manning Every September, Upper School students spend a week with their grade-level cohorts participating in Experiential Education week, an intentional break from classroom studies that is [...]