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Weekly Update: May 18 – 24

Posted by TNCS on May 17, 2019

Monday, May 20

  • Middle School Year-End Celebration Trip to Camp Friendship
  • Last Day to Drop Off Books for the US Book Swap

Wednesday, May 22 – Friday, May 24

  • Upper School Book Swap

Thursday, May 23

  • Senior Speeches, 11am, Greenwood Commons
  • Senior Dinner (seniors and parents), 6pm, Greenwood Commons, Tier 3 Dress

Friday, May 24

  • Academic Awards Assembly, 2:15, Activities Center, Tier 3 dress day for all students.


8-12th Grade Exam Schedules

Parents of 8th – 12th grade students should be on the lookout at the beginning of next week for your student’s individual exam schedule. It should be in your inbox by mid-week. Please pay special attention to the times of each exam. Students should only come to school for their exam during Exam Week (May 28-31) and should be picked up when they are finished.

Academic Awards Assembly

The Academic Awards Assembly will take place on Friday, May 24 at 2:15 in the Activities Center. This is a Tier 3 dress day for all students. Parents are invited and encouraged to arrive a few minutes early to get a seat before students arrive. The Spirit Wear Kiosk will be open. Parking will be available at Scottish Rite Temple. 

Dress Code

As we near the end of the year, we ask that students and parents take care to be sure that the dress code is followed. This includes regular Tier 2 days, as well as special Tier 3 and Tier 1 days. The dress code can be found in the student handbook, and questions about appropriate dress can always be directed to Division Directors. Thank you for your help.

Summer Programs

Sign up for TNCS Summer Programs! Classes are held from June 17 – July 12. Click here to see this year’s brochure. Summer Programs are not just open to TNCS students. If you know someone from another area school who could benefit please share with them!

Tech Tip of the Week

Have you ever searched for something only to realize what you thought was Google just doesn’t look right? You might be the victim of a browser hijacker. Click here to learn more about this security risk.


Last Day of After School Study Hall

The last day of ASSH for Middle School students will be on Friday, May 24th. There will be no After School Study Hall on Tuesday, May 28th or Thursday, May 30th. Please plan to pick up your child at 3:30 on May 28th and May 30th.   

Friday, May 31

Reminder: Grades 5-7  do not have school on Friday, May 31st. Students are encouraged to attend the 8th grade moving up ceremony from 10:30-11:30am. This is a Tier 3 dress event.  

Macbook for Rising 8th Graders

Reminder: Current 7th grade students will need a Macbook Pro or Air as an 8th grader in the 2019-2020 school year at TNCS. Please see the Technology Specifications on our website for more details and direct questions to Jessica DelMonte.


Book Swap

The Upper School LF Department is holding a Book Swap for students May 22-24. We hope faculty, students, parents, and friends will send in gently used books, in any genre, (mystery, sci-fi, dystopia/utopia, sports, biography, young adult, classic lit), anything enticing and appropriate for 9th-12th grade readers. There is a box in the Massey foyer for donations, and books can be easily dropped in the box by the stairs during morning car pool. Some annotating or light penciling is fine, but we really want books that are in good/readable/attractive condition. Upper School students will visit the swap during LF classes, May 22-24, and take home a great read or two. Please bring /send in your books by Monday May 20th. E-mail Lauren Clelland with any questions. Thank you!

Graduation Details

Senior Parents – Please review these Graduation Details with your senior. Graduation is only 16 days away! 

Senior Speeches

Senior Speeches will take place on Thursday, May 23rd at 11am. Participating seniors will speak to the entire upper school about his/her personal values, beliefs, and life lessons. Participating seniors this semester: Abbott Aiken, Benjamin Arnett, Morgan Boseman, Rachel Garrett, Douglas Kurtz, Benjamin Marcia, Cole Myers, Benjamin Northen, Alex Phillips, Reade Stallings, and Phil Wood. If you haven’t already, please RSVP to


Summer and Fall Athletics

  • Saber Strong Summer Program for rising 8-12th grade students is back this summer! These offerings include a focus on physical development, injury prevention, basketball and volleyball skill work, and an opportunity to build strong team relationships. Click the link below for more details.
  • Signups for fall sports will begin this month on campus. Practices begin August 12 for Upper School and August 20 for Middle School. Click the link below for more details.
  • Click here for more details on both summer and fall athletics.


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 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, 11:58  12:31.