Acts in this year’s Talent Show

“Kids seem to really love it here. We take pride in our school.”


Middle School Newsletter – 9/25/2020

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month!
This week, we had our September all-school assembly. All of the classrooms and off-campus learners tuned in virtually. We recognized our Lower School Talented Tornadoes, and then we heard a presentation from Ms. Heysha, our Lower School and 6th grade Spanish teacher, about Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Meet Mr. Hyden

This year, the middle school added a number of teachers to our staff, including Josh Hyden. Josh used to teach Latin at TDS, and we’re excited to have him back, bringing his optimism, compassion, and flexibility with him. You can learn more about Josh in his own words below. What is your previous teaching experience? […]

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A Peek Inside TDS

After enjoying a relaxing Labor Day weekend, students returned to TDS on Tuesday refreshed and ready to learn. One highlight of my daily routine involves walking around campus to see your children in action. Today I witnessed eighth graders completing a measurement lab (outdoors) in science, fifth graders enjoying a read-aloud, fourth graders debating whether […]

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The Sixth Core Value

Over the past couple of days, I’ve received a handful of messages from parents acknowledging the joy they’ve seen ignited in their children in these first weeks since our return. These messages have been a heartwarming and important reminder of the “why” behind all of our efforts to get this year running smoothly. We’ve missed […]

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A Shining Success

After months away, it’s hard to express just how uplifting it is to be back at school with your children. Teachers, parents, and students have all played a role in making this week a shining success. Here are a few examples: Of course you know that not all of my letters will be this rosy. […]

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