Head of School

Dear TA Families, Campus is really quiet today as we enjoy this first day of the Thanksgiving holiday, and pause the busy school routines for our first break of the year. Thanksgiving Traditions We love traditions at TA - some of them dating back generations, like Founders' Day, and others newer in their creation,...

Dear TA Families, Activities on Oct. 20 We used our special schedule (see slide 3 for details) yesterday to create time for a couple of important seasonal activities in advisory - one more focused and studious and the other more fun and festive. Students spent part of the morning working on developing their...

Dear TA Families, The Value of Adult Learning To do our best work with students, educators need occasional time in our professional schedule without students. The annual fall inservice in early October is an important milestone for teachers, support staff, and administrators. The pause in the normal routine of teaching classes and running school allows us to do deeper...



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