News

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.

Biathlon TEAm at Sugar Bowl Academy and Royal Gorge

This past Friday our Biathlon TEAm traveled to Sugar Bowl Academy and Royal Gorge for a day of competitive Nordic racing. It was an impressive showing by our enthusiastic TEAm.

Representing TEA at the Annual Tahoe Economic Summit

This year, Interim Head of School Ken Martin represented Tahoe Expedition Academy at the 2018 Tahoe Economic Summit. The Tahoe Prosperity Center recently released this video from the event. TEA is featured in it (thanks Ken!), so please take a look!

How Has Humanity Adapted to and Affected Change Over Time?

As part of our Middle School Learning Expedition titled “Balance of Power” TEA students traveled to Las Vegas to better understand the changing nature of power within a political, social, and natural context.

Exploring Yosemite to Understand the Purpose of Art and Our Ethical Duty to the Wilderness

As part of our 4th-grade Fall Learning Expedition titled “Poetry, Poets, and Becoming Writers”, our students examined the purpose of art alongside our ethical duty to the wilderness. Fortunately for us, we need to look no further than the works of John Muir and Yosemite National Park to put these concepts together.

What Makes You Unique?

For their Pre-K Learning Expedition titled “I am UNIQUE, I am ENOUGH!”our 4 and 5-year-olds are learning how to notice similarities and differences while also learning how to give and receive appreciations.

TEA Student Council Camp Fire Fundraiser

TEA Student Council is hosting an online fundraiser for our holiday service project this season that will go towards the recovery efforts of the Camp Fire.

The New Field on the Martis Valley Campus is OPEN!

Thank you to the Martis Valley Education Foundation (MVEF) for creating this incredible field for the community to use. 

Progress Update on Our New Early Childhood Education Center

A new Early Childhood Education (ECE) Center is coming to Tahoe Expedition Academy this year. The building is coming along nicely with the foundation set and walls going up!

The 2nd-Annual Great Truckee Pumpkin Race Was a “Smashing” Success

The TEA community put together an amazing race and games area bringing early Halloween cheer to all. There were a dozen heats of racer pumpkins, plus a dozen carnival-style games and interactive projects in the activity village. More than 60 pumpkins duked it out for supremacy and bragging rights, not to mention $500!!