Acts in this year’s Talent Show

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


Summer Registration is open!

Check out our workshop listing and program information here: TDS Summer Program

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Second Graders Featured on WRAL for Mindfulness

WRAL reports Mindfulness at TDS: Watch Video Here As part of their daily routine, second grade students practice mindfulness with Ms. Newman and Ms. Murphy. On Monday’s evening news, WRAL featured the TDS second grade, along with Ms. Newman, in a segment on mindfulness. “I love it. It makes me feel better because I don’t have to […]

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6th graders win big in Durham County Conservation Creativity Contest

Mrs. Khan’s 6th grade science class recently completed a study unit on water. Each student completed a project, essay or poster, on the water cycle for the Durham Co Soil and Water Conservation Creativity Contest.   We are pleased to announce that we have several winners! Please be sure to congratulate these students! POSTER 1st place […]

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Geo Bee – Congrats to 7th grader for advancing to National Geographic Bee

7th Grader Advances in Geo Bee – Congratulations to budding geographer Noah R.! After winning the GeoBee at TDS, Noah scored high enough on the written exam to qualify for the state level competition of the National Geographic Bee.

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TDS Mathletes place 5th (of 22!) at annual MathCounts Competition

TDS Mathletes Compete – Earlier in February, ten Middle Schoolers spent a day at UNC working on challenging problems in the annual MathCounts competition. Congratulations to Ally, Nate, Will, Annelise, Lulu, Brandon, Kylie, Julia, Kate, and Otto for representing TDS so well. The TDS team came in 5th place out of 22 schools! We look forward to doing even better next year.

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Scholastic Book Fair Feb. 26-March 2

Book Fair Begins! – The annual Scholastic Book Fair will be held next Monday, February 26 through Friday, March 2 – just in time to stock up on books for Spring Break! Parent volunteers will be on hand to assist you and your children with your selections. Please check here for fair hours, to shop […]

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Battle of the Blues

“Battle of the Blues” – To kick off our “Battle of the Blues,” we have set up donation jars in the Commons – one for UNC and one for Duke – with all proceeds going to the TDS Auction. If the UNC side raises the most money, our biggest Duke fans on the faculty will have to come to school sporting […]

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LS & MS Chorus sing National Anthem at UNC Women’s basketball game

LS & MS Chorus Performance – Congratulations to Mrs. Bassler & all of the chorus students who performed this week at the UNC Women’s basketball game. Click here to watch their performance.

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Lunch system updated through Spring Break

The lunch ordering system is now available through Spring Break – March 9. Look for software updates sometime in 2018!

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Science Lab Request-LS animals need homes for holidays

Science Lab Request – The LS lab animals are looking for homes for the holidays. If you could provide care to either the gerbils or fire-belly toads, please contact Dr. Nelson. She will provide you with instructions and everything you need to keep the animals happy and healthy! We are interested in homes for the winter holidays.

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Mitch Prinstein, Author of “Popular”, presenting on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 7PM

Mitch Prinstein, UNC Director of Clinical Psychology and author of Popular, is coming to TDS on Wednesday, November 15th at 7:00 PM. Come join a discussion about how popularity affects our success, relationships, and happiness

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