Weekly Update: May 5-11
Posted by TNCS on May 3, 2018
Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6
- Junior Class SAT, 9:15am, Founders Hall
Monday, May 7
- Parents Association Meeting, 8am, Greenwood Commons
Wednesday, May 9
- 8th Grade James River Trip
- Sports Physicals
Friday, May 11
- Coffee With Nancy, 8am, Greenwood Commons
Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12
- AP History Exam
Monday, May 14
- Professional Development Day, no classes
Coffee With Nancy
The final Coffee with Nancy for the year is coming up on Friday, May 11. We have also invited new parents for the 2018-19 school year. This will be a great time for you to share about your transition to TNCS and for them to ask you questions. The 2018-19 Division Directors – Scott Kay, MS, and Adam Rothschild, US – will also be in attendance. Please RSVP to April Eddleton.
We are offering the Spring Sports physicals after school on Wednesday, May 9th. All TNCS students are required to have a physical exam after May 1, 2018 to participate in 2018-2019 TNCS Saber sports season. Click here for full details and required paperwork. Please bring completed forms with you on May 9th or drop them off at Mrs. Chambers’ cottage. Please note the medical history form is required for Dr. Reece to complete the physical exam. If you have any questions, please contact Eric Gobble or Rhonda Chambers.
Mindful Parenting Conference
The Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation and the Chrysalis Institute present the 2nd annual Mindful Parenting Conference on Saturday, June 9 at Collegiate School. With 4 keynote speakers (Sherry Klauer, Chris Raina, Ph.D., Grace and David Gallagher), and more than 15 highly regarded and accomplished experts in fields of parenting, mindfulness, behavioral psychology and research, yoga, family dynamics and stress reduction, this event will provide tools to implement immediately for a more harmonious household. Click here for more details and to register.
The TNCS Summer Programs brochure is live and registration is open! This year’s program includes a new lineup for the Middle School Afternoon Exploratory, Middle School and Upper School Programming, and Verbal and Math PSAT/SAT prep courses. Click here to see this year’s brochure. Register early and save!
Game schedules and scores can be found on www.tncsathletics.org.
MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWS
5/6 Grade Field Trip
The fifth and sixth grade students will be visiting the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Center in Virginia Beach on Tuesday, May 22. A letter and permission slip will be distributed in science class with the details of the trip. Permission slips are due by Thursday, May 17 and should be given to Mrs. Taylor.
UPPER SCHOOL NEWS
Jr/Sr Field Trip
On Tuesday, May 15th all the juniors and seniors are traveling to Washington for their annual history field trip. Click here for the Washington Trip permission form and details.
Class Ring Orders for 10th and 11th Graders
Jostens will return on Wednesday, May 9 at 3pm in Greenwood Commons to answer questions and collect class ring orders. Parents are welcome to stop by and meet with our Jostens rep.
Please visit the Jostens website to check out the many ring options and submit orders. Contact Mrs. Fields with any questions about ordering class rings.
Summer Innovation Program
The STARTSHIP Summer Innovation Program is a 6 week program that helps students grades 10-12 become better problem solvers and more effective communicators! Students will also build confidence in presenting themselves and their ideas. These skills are invaluable to starting college and launching a career. For more information, visit their website.
Mondays are pizza days for lunch at TNCS, to benefit the athletic department. Slices of cheese and pepperoni pizza from Domino’s are available. Students place their order on sheets posted on campus. Pizza is $1.50/slice. Drinks are also available for $1.00. Both are billed to the student’s account. Cash is not accepted.
We are looking for parent volunteers to help serve pizza on Mondays from 11:45am – 1:15. Click here to sign up to help!
Jason’s Deli Lunch Options Tuesday – Thursday
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays students are able to purchase in advance lunches from Jason’s Deli. Orders are submitted online by noon the day before delivery. Click here for the order form, which can also be found via a link at the top of the school’s homepage.
Food Truck Fridays
Join us for our Food Truck Fridays! Upper School Lunch, 11:53 – 12:26; Middle School Lunch, 12:33 – 1:06.