Meet Ms. Morgan

September 29th, 2022|

Introducing the last of our “new” faculty, Candace Morgan! After a four-year stint in California, Ms. Morgan has made her triumphant return to TDS, and we’re so glad she is back. She
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Carpet Time

September 22nd, 2022|

After greeting your children each morning, I often spend the first 10-15 minutes of the day wandering among Lower School classrooms. What I observe stands in stark contrast to how we started our days
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Meet Ms. G

September 15th, 2022|

Gaby Graham-Glicksman joined our first-grade team this summer, and we are so glad she is here. Her warmth is felt in every corner of her classroom, and the way she makes things exciting
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Meet Ms. Klem

September 15th, 2022|

One of our strategic goals at TDS is to work on expanding our performing arts offerings. To that end, we brought in a new drama teacher this year in order to offer more
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The Twister Trot Returns

September 8th, 2022|

Middle School students have physical education classes each day at TDS. Under the leadership of Coach Morrison, students develop athletic skills, play games focusing on teamwork and problem-solving, and build their physical fitness. To
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Parent Teacher Communication

September 2nd, 2022|

Effective parent-teacher communication can be challenging, especially if one or both parties don’t put enough effort into the child's learning. As much time as teachers spend with the students attending the school, the parents also
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Meet Ms. Sanford

September 1st, 2022|

Kim Sanford has joined the middle school team as our 6th-grade math and science teacher, teaching 6th-Grade Math, Pre-Algebra, and Earth Science; she is also teaching a 7th and 8th-grade forensics elective.
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Meet Coach Nye

September 1st, 2022|

Mike Nye has stepped into his Lower School PE role with enthusiasm and ease, and as he is teaching cooperative games to small groups, running his regular PE classes, or working one-on-one to
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Meet Mrs. Barnhill

September 1st, 2022|

After working in the world of lower-elementary classrooms for many years, Carol Barnhill has joined our lovely Kindergarten team at TDS, and her thoughtful, calm, and warm approach is such a gift to
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What Are Midterms

August 19th, 2022|

What Are Midterms for Middle School Students? Midterms are the graded examinations that take place in the middle of an academic term to determine student progress in school. This can offer a barometer
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