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Summer Campers Travel in Style – by Helicopter!!

TDS Summer Campers took a field trip to Duke University where they got to explore the inside of a helicopter and play on the helipad. Up, up, and away!!

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Parents and alumni perform “Chariots of Fire”

Watch this video of current parents and alumni, along with Head of School, Doug Norry, performing “Chariots of Fire”. Directed by Ali Carnes, TDS Chimes instructor, with the help from Ally Fox, current Chimes student.

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3D Printing – Art Sculptures

Students in grades 3-5 are learning the basics of 3-D printing. In a recent project, students investigated the process of converting 2-D drawings made on paper into 3-D printed shapes. Each student made one connector and combined it with the rest of the class into unique and changeable sculptures. Students designed an image by freehand, […]

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Jason Sorin wins Regional Spelling Bee

We are proud of our one and only Jason Sorin for his hard work and determination in this year, and past year’s Spelling Bees. Jason Sorin won the Duke Regional Spelling Bee. He is also a finalist for the Geography Bee this year. Congratulations, Jason! Read the articles about Triangle Day’s Spelling Bee finalist and winner! […]

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Lip Sync Extravaganza

Lip Sync Extravaganza! A school-wide event What is this?  An opportunity for students to perform a song, with the goal of entertaining the audience and sharing a positive message! When is it?  Friday, April 7th!  All video entries are due to Mr. Forringer by Monday, March 27th. A group of teachers will approve them and offer […]

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100th Day of School

We just celebrated the 100th day of school. Check out our Lower School 100th day Projects: TK students wrote 100 words, ate a 100-piece snack, put together a 100-piece puzzle, and did 100 exercises. Mr. Norry read the class their 100th book of the year, and then students put 100 magnets on his car!   […]

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7th Grade “Hangs out” with Everest Climber

    At the last faculty meeting, 6th Grade Social Studies teacher, Emily McAllister shared information about Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants, from a workshop she attended this past year.  Some teachers were inspired and implemented this idea in their classes.  7th grade participated in a Google Hangout with Dr. Loeffler during science this week. She […]

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Penny Wars for Rise Against Hunger

Penny Wars raise more than $2000 for Rise Against Hunger: 3rd-5th grades win ice cream sundae party, little kids learn about negative numbers, etc. 4th Place: Middle school -43, 901 points 3rd Place: TK & Kindergarten -40, 471 points 2nd Place: 1st & 2nd Grade -36, 143 points 1st Place: 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grade […]

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BINGO Night – Friday, Feb 3

If you’re looking for something fun to do with your family this Friday, come to BINGO Night! At 6:00pm on Friday, February 3rd, the TDS Parents’ Association will host a fun-filled BINGO night featuring – you guessed it! – BINGO, pizza, and prizes. RSVPs are not required, and pizza is available “while supplies last.” Bring your family, […]

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TDS Auction Catalog is here!

Good morning all, We are thrilled to share with you the 2017 TDS AUCTION CATALOG We hope you enjoy reading about the 11 live auction items, 30+ teacher experiences, projects from each class, and more than 200 items available through the silent auction. Please read through this catalog soon so that you are ready to […]

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