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Weekly Update: February 20 – March 6

Posted by TNCS on Feb 28, 2020

Saturday, February 29

  • National History Day, John Tyler Community College

Sunday, March 1

  • Re-Enrollment Contracts and Financial Aid Applications Due

Monday, March 2

  • Spring Athletic Practices Begin
  • Costa Rica 2021 Interest Meeting, 5:45pm

Wednesday, March 4

  • READ Art Show & Sale Meeting, 3pm, Westbrook House


Re-Enrollment Contract and Financial Aid Applications

Re-Enrollment Contracts were emailed to families February 12 and are due back to the Business Office on March 1. Please contact the Business Office if you need another copy. Financial Aid Applications should also be submitted through the online portal by March 1. 

Costa Rica Trip

The TNCS trip to Costa Rica has been re-scheduled for spring break 2021. All students who will be in 9th – 12th grade next year are invited to join us on this exciting adventure! A parent meeting will be held at 5:45 on Monday, March 2. You can contact Mr. Foulger with questions and register for the trip online at using trip ID #187516.  

Car Show & Festival

On April 18, from 10am-2pm, the senior class is hosting a Car Show and Festival to raise money to build a playground at Faith Life Learning Center as our senior service project. The Car Show will take place on The New Community School’s campus. Admission is free and parking is across the street at Scottish Rite Temple. Optional donation is appreciated, and if you would like to enter a car or have any questions please email The Senior class hopes that you will join us for a wonderful day! 

Volunteers needed!

The Parents Association’s annual fundraiser is the READ Art Show & Sale. This year’s 12th annual event will be March 27-28 and features over 80 regional artists showcasing their work in support of our students. Last year the event raised over $108,000! There is a ticketed opening reception on Friday evening, this year featuring The Susan Greenbaum Duo, and open free on Saturday. Look for your invitation in the mail in the next few days! This is the PA’s largest effort and as many parents as possible are needed to pull it off. Click here to view a Sign Up Genius for volunteer needs the week of the event, as well as items to donate. If you have any questions about the READ Art Show & Sale, or about donating or volunteering, please contact April Eddleton.

Saber Summer Spectacular

Online registration is now open! Click here to view the course catalog and registration form. Contact Margie Gray with any questions.

Tech Tip of the Week

Word Fun: Copy and paste is a handy feature for word processing. Sometimes you have to reformat your text once it is pasted in your document. Did you know that if you scroll down in your Edit dropdown menu there is an option to Paste and Match Formatting? This option will automatically format your copied text to match the document in which you are pasting. 


Junior Parent Meetings with College & Career Counselor

Parents of Juniors are invited to sign up for a meeting with the College and Career counselor to discuss your student’s post-secondary plans. Please use this link to select a date and time.  


Spring Athletics

Spring sports practices start on Monday! Click here to download a list of teams and coaches, practice schedules and start dates, as well as other important information. Go Sabers!  

Athletic Schedules

Daily schedules for each team can be found at Please create a FAN ACCOUNT for your child’s team so you can receive alerts of schedule changes.


Pizza Mondays

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, and a few Fridays, 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, 12:32 – 1:05; Middle School Lunch, 12:03  12:33.  

  • Friday, March 6 – Carytown Burgers and Fries
  • Friday, March 13 – Pizza Lunch benefitting Saber Athletics
  • Friday, March 20 – The Boardwalk
  • Friday, March 27 – Carytown Burgers and Fries