Hundreds of TKA students, parents, and grandparents delighted in the Feelin Groovy theme of the first Scholastic Book Fair. With an objective to ignite the love of reading, thousands of books were available and the variety of books gave students the ability to choose their favorites. Sales of almost $16,000 resulted in approximately 3000 books… Continue Reading
Fifth and sixth graders participated in the ACSI District Spelling Bee on Wednesday. Students who qualified competed within their grade levels and the top 4 in each level advanced. Fifth graders Madison James and Kailee Scott placed second and third respectively in their grade level allowing them to advance to the Championship Spell Off Round… Continue Reading
TKA’s International Student Program hosted a fun night out last weekend as international students and global ambassadors watched the Miami Heat defeat the Washington Wizards 114-94.
Congratulations to TKA’s Debate Team. At the National Qualifiers at Suncoast High School last Saturday, freshman William Gerhoff was selected from 200 competitors to represent the county in the All-Star round and freshman Kenny Shaw came one point short of a perfect score as the tournament’s Presiding Officer. William Gerhoff Kenny Shaw
Secondary students were the hands and feet of Jesus last Saturday as they served the many families attending the Access Life Expo at John Prince Park. Access Life uses the Expo to reach out to individuals living with disabilities and their families by creating a safe atmosphere of unconditional love, wholesome fellowship, and fun. Students… Continue Reading
Elementary students were treated to a special presentation about the importance of preparing and eating healthy foods by Certified Culinary Educator and Master Pastry Chef Manfred Schmidtke this morning. Mr. Schmidtke, also a TKA parent whose son Samuel is in 3rd grade, challenged students to go grocery shopping with their parents and shop the outer… Continue Reading
Elementary students collected donations and participated in the Jump Rope for the Heart event this week to support the American Heart Association’s research, education, and training efforts. PE coaches Tim Willcox and Sandy Erneston shared with the students the importance of maintaining a healthy heart through diet and exercise. The students enjoyed competing against each… Continue Reading
Yesterday, 55 performing arts students flew to the “Big Apple” for a 5-day trip of a lifetime! These students have the opportunity to perform in the Tony Award- winning concert performance of The Secret Garden in Avery Fisher Hall at the Lincoln Center on Sunday, February 21st. While working around a busy but rewarding rehearsal… Continue Reading
The Political Science Club met on Tuesday morning to hear from three of TKA’s International students speaking about Government and Politics in their home countries. Each of the students spoke and fielded questions from the students about their countries. Seated in the front row: Marie Schuhler (France), Francis Liao (China), and Katherine Boyko (Ukraine).
Here is a sampling of some of the creative class projects that will be available as part of this year’s Mane Event Auction. Miss Albee 1st Grade Class Quilt 5th Grade Disney Dream Lover’s Package 8th Grade “Shop till u Drop” Basket The 2016 Mane Event Dinner & Auction Nautical Nights is only… Continue Reading