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5th-Graders Kick off The Impact of Natural Disasters Learning Expedition

Our 5th-grade students have kicked off their Natural Disasters Learning Expedition. TEA Parent Rick Chapman recently had the pleasure of being a crew leader for a couple of hours this past week, harnessing their energy to create theatrical sinkhole rescues, avalanches, and flash flood scenarios as a part of their study.

2nd-Graders Examine the Magical World of Pollination

For their Spring Learning Expedition, our 2nd-grade students are building their research skills and science knowledge through a study of the secret world of plants and pollinators, with a particular emphasis on the life of bees. The perfect for springtime topic right?

11th & 12th-Grade SOLO Mission: Done and Done

We are so proud of our students and their ability to complete this 48-hour SOLO. In the end, the students were better able to reflect on who they are as individuals and who they want to become. And most importantly, they learned that they can survive and thrive on their own.

High School Basketball Season Wrap-up

Did you know TEA fielded a co-ed HS Basketball TEAm this Winter? Incredibly the TEAm finished its inaugural season undefeated. A big thank you to all players, parents and coaches for an outstanding first season!

TEA Dominates the Podium at the 42nd Annual Great Ski Race

When TEA students Sadie and Joachim Tucker woke up on one very blustery Sunday morning, they may have collectively wished their parents’ alarm would fail to go off. But in true TEA fashion, staying home was not an option for ninth grader, Sadie Tucker, sixth grader Joachim Tucker, and TEA’s extraordinary biathlon coaches, Eric Martin and Karen Ropers.

TEA Volleyball Season Wrap Up

The Girls MS Volleyball TEAm just finished its first ever season this week. Looking ahead to the next school year, this dedicated TEAm will compete in the Tah-Neva middle school league against schools like ACMS, Lake Tahoe School, South Tahoe, Carson City, and other nearby schools.

Heroes of High Fives

For their 6th-grade Learning Expedition, our students were involved in a deep study of mythology, its purposes, and elements. Students studied the archetypal storyline of the hero’s journey which has been repeated in literature throughout the centuries. Our students were then connected with several High Fives athletes to interview, record and narrate each of their hero’s journeys to create their final product book “The Heroes of High Fives.”

Communicating Your Personal Brand Identity Through Math. Wait? What?

Imagine you’re in your HS math class and your teacher tells you that you’re going have to convey your emotions through math. Wait? What? Introducing “The Line Logo Project” by TEA Math and Science Teacher Natalie Bladis.

Free Resources to Enhance Your College Search: Campus Reel

Katy Watts is our College Counselor at TEA, and wanted to share some of her favorite resources for college planning. The first one she wanted to introduce to you is Campus Reel. With this resource, you have REAL students walking you around a specific campus and giving you their own tour.

What It’s Like to Be a Biathlete

As part of our Yearbook class, we are exploring different ways to share content like creating blog posts, posting photos, making films, and compiling them together to create multi-media content. To put this learning to use, our class interviewed Jack Loughan, captain of the biathlon team and Student Council President, to gain an insight into being a biathlete at TEA.

Studying Animal Defense Mechanisms in the Field

Our Elementary School Rubicon Crew is now fully immersed in animal defense mechanisms and all of the amazing adaptations that allow animals to survive.