Romeo and Juliet – TNSM student performance

Andrea Torrice and Charles Woodman prepared a 7-minute behind-the-scenes video of Romeo and Juliet with interviews and more.   To see the 30-minute performance of Romeo and Juliet, click below.

Week 36 – A Look Ahead

IMPORTANT INFO: Click to see important calendar dates for 2013-14.  A complete calendar will be mailed in your fall packet. Summer Open House on June 9 Let friends & neighbors know about your family’s experiences w/TNSM and invite them to call for a tour. We have a tuition incentive program for current parents who refer new students to TNSM. NOW: Thurs, May 9 Shakespeare Club’s Romeo & Juliet Performance 7PM in the Growing Room.   Sat, May 11 Art Show and Pancake Breakfast 8:30AM – 11:30AM $7/person or $25/family Invite friends & neighbors to visit TNSM. Extra spirit wear will …

Week 35 – A Look Ahead

IMPORTANT INFO: Due May 17, but sign up today for: Summer Program at TNSM Summer Camp at TNSM Camp Ernst Elementary Experience Photos from 1st Grade Botany Class   Let friends & neighbors know about your family’s experiences w/TNSM and invite them to call for a tour. We have a tuition incentive program for current parents who refer new students to TNSM.   May menu is attached and linked.   NOW:   Fri, May 3  Enrichment Center Tours 7:30AM, 2:15PM and 5:15PM Meet at Mansion Porch to begin.       NEXT SCHOOL WEEK:   This is our final week of …

1st Grade Botany with Colleen

Teacher Colleen Blumer and the first grade students enjoyed gathering seeds and plants of all sorts today for their botany lesson and “seedy” art projects. The children will examine all of the plants, learn about the structures, diagram the parts and then create beautiful works from the many seeds and plant parts that remain. [fbphotos id=450236168395593]

Week 34 – A Look Ahead

IMPORTANT INFO: Click here to learn about kindergartner’s Burnet Woods Field Trip. Sign up today for Summer Program or Summer Camp. Did you know?   Non-TNSM elementary-age children can attend Summer Program II and Summer Camps at TNSM. Click here for information.   NOW: Fri, April 26 Enrichment Center Tours  7:30AM, 2:15PM and 5:15PM Meet at Mansion Porch to begin.   Sun, April 28 Spring Open House from 2-4PM Invite friends & neighbors to visit TNSM. Remember our incentive program for referrals of new students is in effect.    NEXT SCHOOL WEEK: Mon, April 29 Original Works Order Form Deadline Tues, April 30   Enrichment Center …

Week 33 – A Look Ahead

IMPORTANT INFO: Only 2 days left to reserve your seats for the trueTHEATRE event on April 20! Support Hope Neyer, Yance Pyle and others as they share true stories of character. Walk-ins welcome. Tickets are $10. Purchase your child’s art on mugs, trivet, t-shirts etc by April 29.   NOW:   Fri, April 19 NO SCHOOL – Staff Development   Sat, April 20  trueTHEATRE stories of character 7PM in the Growing Room-Tickets $10 Click here for tickets and information.   Sun, April 21  Solo recital of students in strings program 4PM at Grace Episcopal Church in College Hill. TNSM parent, Kay Kinoshita, will sing a few …

Spring Kindergarten Field Trip to Burnet Woods

TNSM kindergartners enjoyed a day of learning, hiking and picnicking at Burnet Woods with teacher Sunny Rhein and parent chaperones. In addition to outdoor activities, students learned about animal camouflage, habitat, food sources and more. Many thanks to our drivers and chaperones who make these important visits possible: Charite Latina, Rana Barazi, Ken Petren, Adele Johnson-Kebe, Kristy Swift, and Janet Ross. [fbphotos id=447874428631767]

Week 32 – A Look Ahead

IMPORTANT INFO: Only 2 days left to reserve your seats for the trueTHEATRE event on April 20! Listen as 5 speakers share true stories of character. Walk-ins welcome. Tickets are $10. Purchase your child’s art on mugs, trivet, t-shirts etc by April 29. See the attached Original Works form. NOW: Fri, April 19 NO SCHOOL – Staff Development   Sat, April 20  trueTHEATRE stories of character 7PM in the Growing Room-Tickets $10 Click here for tickets and information.   Sun, April 21  Solo recital of students in strings program 4PM at Grace Episcopal Church in College Hill. TNSM parent, Kay Kinoshita, will sing a few pieces …

School Makes Me Feel . . .

In a recent conversation, I had the opportunity to ponder the following idea:  How does school make me feel?  An interesting question really. To help children answer this question, we look to afford them with new and non-traditional ways of experiencing education at TNSM.  We look to ensure that when asked, our kids can answer the statement/question posed of me, “School Makes Me Feel . . .” in a hopeful and positive way. Today, I challenge you to do this.  Ask your child(ren) to finish this statement, “School Makes Me Feel . . .”  Then, google it.  Find out how …