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Friday, Jan 31, 2014
12:00AM - 12:00AM - Alumni Gathering in Boston (location and time TBA)
Saturday, Mar 8, 2014
5:00PM - 10:00PM - Tarrier Dome
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Welcome, Spike! What inspired you to make your debut this year?
I thought that it was just about time. Quite a few of our athletic teams have been doing really well in recent years—winning league and state championships.
Tacoma, Wash. – Part of what it means to be a Tarrier is to fully embrace the philosophy behind the proverb, “It takes a village.” Community service, philanthropy, and social responsibility are all longstanding traditions within the Charles Wright family, but Mallory (Beckingham) Delabar ’05 is the personification of those principles in both her professional and personal lives.
At Charles Wright Academy, we move mountains.
Tacoma, Wash. – The Class of 2013 graduated from Charles Wright Academy on Saturday, June 8, in an outdoor commencement ceremony on the lawn between the Lower School and the Upper School on a warm and sunny evening. Sixty-four seniors—members of Charles Wright’s 50th graduating class—received their diplomas, each from a faculty member whom they personally requested to present the honor.
During Winterim, Neda Sobhani ’00 found herself standing with a few Charles Wright classmates at the Rock of Gibraltar. “I’ll never forget the first time I saw Africa,” she recalls. “The hills of Morocco were just barely visible through the mist and clouds. It looked so mysterious and unreachable.” Her Winterim and community service experience at CWA offered inspiration for what would become a life dedicated to helping others abroad.
Tige Young '92 was the subject of a Forbes.com profile that highlighted his unique philosophy behind running his business in Fiji. "Any good investor looks at return on investment, which is generally just dollars," he tells the magazine. "Return On Life is (the pursuit of) experiences... that really last. You have one life, one chance to do things. And as you get older and look back, what are the things you’re gonna remember that were like, 'Boy, that was a great decision, I’m really glad I did that.'"
Charles Wright’s own Kevin O'Rourke ’74 is back on the small screen. The actor and director is a guest star with a recurring role on the hit HBO series Boadwalk Empire. O’Rourke plays a New Jersey construction magnate, Edward Bader. Bader was elected mayor of Atlantic City in 1920, both in real life and on the show. In 2012, O’Rourke won a SAG award as a member of the Boardwalk Empire ensemble. The show is set in Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the prohibition era.
Edited by Emily McMason
What once might have begun as a mere graduation requirement has blossomed into academic passion that extends beyond the gates of CWA for many World Language students. Here’s what five Charles Wright alumni are pursuing with their Japanese expertise.
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- Bleed Green Alumni Newsletter, 12/2013
- Sports Boosters Advertisement/Sponsorship Form, 2013-14 SeasonSupport your Tarrier teams! Great opportunities for advertising and sponsoring a game. Proceeds support Charles Wright Academy's athletic program needs.
- Annual Fund FAQFrequently asked questions about the CWA Annual Fund
- The Commitments
- All School Calendar Dates List, 2013-2014All school calendar for the 2013-2014 academic year.