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Congrats to the Class of 2020!

August 28th, 2020|

Congratulations to the Class of 2020! by Katie Ryan Director of College Counseling The Class of 2020 is the largest class in recent history at Charles Wright Academy. Their awards and accolades reflect the [...]

Welcome New Director of Enrollment Management

July 15th, 2020|

Charles Wright Academy Welcomes New Director of Enrollment Management. Tacoma, Wash. — After a national search, Charles Wright Academy (CWA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Maryanna Phipps to Director of Enrollment Management. [...]

Virtual C’Dat Arts Festival

May 28th, 2020|

Welcome to the first virtual C’DAT arts festival! Take a break from your screens and put on your “art eyes.” We would love to see the creations you have completed! [...]

Senior Spring in Quarantine

April 27th, 2020|

Pictured above: Claire in Costa Rica for Winterim earlier this year. Senior Spring in Quarantine by Claire L. '20 On March 12th, I walked through the halls of the Upper School with a [...]

Remote Learning with Human Connection

April 27th, 2020|

Getting Creative for Human Connection By Alex Domine When former Head of School Ted Sanford met with CWA Founders Sam and Nathalie Brown about a vacant headmaster position at a nascent CWA in 1959, [...]

The Community Students Can Count On

March 30th, 2020|

The Community Students Can Count On by Alex Domine Lower school teacher Carie Ward began her 20th year of teaching last September, so she thought she  knew what to expect — a classroom full [...]

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 [...]