We also invite 7th graders to return to TNSM on that evening to answer 6th graders’ questions about their experiences at their schools.
Taking the TerraNova serves as a practical life tool but also identifies student performance toward mastery of specific content objectives. It’s important to note that children’s academic progress is based on a number of factors that include, but are not limited to, the TerraNova test alone.
Invite family, neighbors and friends to visit. Teachers, board members and staff are available to answer questions, to give tours and to facilitate the discovery process as children explore the environment.
Our 6th graders have the opportunity to explore Washington D.C., its monuments and other important museums and sights as they travel by plane and public transportation with teachers and chaperones. Students try new foods, learn to budget their meal allowance and enjoy the thrill of our nation’s capital.
We have 12 parent board members each year who meet with administrative staff to help guide the business and mission of the school. You are welcome to attend TNSM Board meetings usually held on the 3rd Tuesday of most months.
Please join us in celebrating the music of TNSM’s orchestra and beginning and advanced strings. We are thrilled to have Melissa Robinson, former NKU director of strings and TNSM parent, leading our orchestra program as she challenges and engages the children in their music with great skill, creativity and love of fun.
Melissa founded our strings program in 2011, sharing her instrumental background in violin, viola, cello and base. Forty percent of the children in grades 2-6 have chosen to participate in our after-school strings program, making it one of our most successful clubs. Melissa has taught general music education K-8, as well as instrumental music K-12. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in music education and received her Bachelor of Music degree in performance.
Please join us in celebrating the music of TNSM’s orchestra. We are thrilled to have Melissa Robinson, former NKU director of strings and TNSM parent, leading our orchestra program as she challenges and engages the children in their music.