Computer Science Week is Back!

What do Grace Hopper, Ada Lovelace, Alan Turing, Dorothy Vaughn, and Mae Jemison have in common? All of these scientists are being featured this week as part of Computer Science Week at TDS, an event orchestrated by our masterful Director ...
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DNA models with marshmallows and twizzlers

Middle School Adaptation

While many aspects of middle school life have had to look different this school year (we miss you, foosball table!), one of the subject areas that our teachers have had to rethink the most is science. Our middle school science ...
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Meet Mrs. Lowe

We have been so fortunate to welcome Mrs. Lowe as our new Kindergarten assistant this year! Not only is she extremely dedicated to all of our Kindergarten students, but to our TDS community as a whole. I am especially grateful ...
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Middle School Advisory

What is middle school advisory? Advisory is a 15 minute period at the beginning of the day. This year, students' advisories are the same as their cohorts, but normally, the advisories are mixed grade level and provide an opportunity for ...
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Halloween Haunt sign

A New Tradition for TDS

Last Friday evening, the TDS parking lot was transformed into a spooky alleyway, designed to frighten (and entertain!) even the bravest of souls. More than one hundred families encountered pumpkins with glowing slime, a dancing Chewbacca, the Ectomobile, a wandering ...
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Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

While I typically look forward to the start of each school day, I felt a tidal wave of relief this morning at 7:45. We began greeting our middle schoolers and zapping foreheads - a full ten minutes before the train ...
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