This week at TNCS
- Saturday, April 22
- State History Day, Virginia Historical Society
- Wednesday, April 26
- FUNdraiser Night in Short Pump, Alex & Ani 5-8pm, and Kendra Scott 6-8pm
- Thursday, April 27
- College Night, 7-9pm, Collegiate School
- Saturday, April 29
- Sophomore PSAT, 8:20am
Mark your calendar for Wednesday, April 26 for a special fundraiser night in Short Pump. Two jewelry stores will be donating a portion of sales to TNCS – just in time for your Mother’s Day and Graduation gift shopping!
- Alex and Ani will donate 15% of all sales between 5-8pm.
- Kendra Scott will donate 20% of all sales between 6-8pm.
- Kendra Scott has also created a Black & Gold necklace for TNCS! You can get it at the event (in-store or by phone) or preorder using this order form (cash and credit card only, no checks). Return the order form to the school office or email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll take care of the rest!
State History Day
Nineteen Sabers will be competing at State History Day this Saturday, April 22 at the Virginia Historical Society. They will join other top history students from around the Commonwealth and will present their exhibits, documentaries, and performances to teams of judges. Best of luck to 8th graders Madeline, Chris, and Allison (exhibit); Owen and Wilson (documentary); Ned and Nick (documentary); Patrick and Grayson (performance); and Isaac, Hallie, and Calder (performance); and 11th graders Arianna, Bentley, and Tara (documentary), and Gray, Thomas, Madison, and Marian (documentary). These students qualified for the State competition by placing first or second at regionals last month.
Coffee with Nancy
Mark your calendar for the last Coffee with Nancy of the year: Friday, May 5 from 8-9am in the Activities Center. We have also invited new parents for the 2017-18 school year. This will be a great time for you to share about your transition to TNCS and for them to ask you questions. Please RSVP to April.
8th Grade / US Mixer
On Sunday May 21st from 11-1 pm, TNCS has rented out Ashland Skateland roller rink. All 8th graders and US students are invited to attend. There will be a mixer activity and social time to introduce 8th graders to US students. Details will be posted next week.
A date has been set for the Academic Awards Assembly. Mark your calendar for Friday, May 26. The assembly begins at 2:15pm. Parents are encouraged to attend and to arrive early to get a seat before students arrive.
Dress Code Reminder
With spring in the air, please review the dress code (pg 21).
Food Truck Fridays
Join us for Food Truck Fridays! Middle School lunch (12:06 – 12:48), Upper School lunch (12:47 – 1:23)
- April 28 – Domino’s Pizza, proceeds to benefit TNCS Athletics
- May 5 – The Boardwalk
- May 12 – Carytown Burgers and Fries
- May 19 – End of Year Celebration Trips
- May 26 – The Boardwalk
Middle School News
We are trying a new feature. Twice a month we will post a link called Table Talk. Each grade will have a question relevant to what your child is learning about designed to be used around the dinner table. Hopefully it will give you some insight into what your child is learning and provide interesting discussion starters. If you like this or have suggestions send Mr. Roy your feedback. Click here for this week’s Table Talk.
Congratulations to Max Oley and Jacob Hanes for making it to the championship round of the tournament. Fun fact – this is a rematch of last year’s championship round. Stay tuned.
Last Service Project
We will travel to the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens to help with the vegetable garden. This garden is not typically open to the public and all the vegetables raised goes to the Central Virginia Food Bank so people in need can have fresh produce. We will go on May 4 and May 17. The trip will occur during the school day. Student sign ups begin on Monday.
Upper School News
Candidate Reply Date Approaching
Seniors…the clock is ticking. Remember to send in your commitment to the college you have selected by the May 1 Candidate’s Reply Date and to decline all other offers by that date.
10th and 11th Grade – Jostens will be on campus Wednesday, May 3 at 3pm in the Massey Hall Library to share information on how to order class rings! Our representative will bring samples and catalogs that outline all of the customizable options and ordering process. Parents are welcome!
Jostens will return on Wednesday, May 10 at 3pm in the Library to answer questions and collect class ring orders. Parents are welcome to stop by and meet with our Jostens’ rep.
Check out the many ring options and submit orders through the Jostens website at www.jostens.com. Contact Mrs. Fields with any questions about ordering class rings.
On Saturday, April 29th, sophomores will take a practice PSAT. Students should arrive no later than 8:20am. The test will last between 3-4 hours. Please email Carolyn Latta to RSVP.
Learning Ally Scholarship
Learning Ally is offering a scholarship award to a current senior. You have the opportunity to receive money for college. The student is honored for their academic excellence and outstanding personal accomplishments at their National Achievement Awards Celebration. Click here for more details and to apply. The deadline to apply is May 31st. Good luck!
Practice and game schedules can be found at www.tncsathletics.org.