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Weekly Updates
Head of School
Reflection

This past week on election day we as a faculty spent time in the beginning stages of preparing for our upcoming accreditation through SAIS. While the final visit isn't until February of 2020, we are beginning the process of evaluating our selves and forming goals for the next 5 years. We spent time looking at our mission, trying to boil it down to the bare bones or most important aspects/words in it. Words like individualized, thrive, transform and multi-sensory were bandied about. We reflected on what makes good teachers and what we would wish for Trident Academy if we had a magic wand. It was a great day and we felt like it helped us focus on the task at hand, answering the 3 major questions of accreditation: Where are we now? Where are we going? and How will we get there?
In the next weeks and months, we will be asking for your help in this all-important process. SAIS accreditation is a process in which all stakeholders are invited to participate. Board, Parents, Faculty, and Students will all have a part in helping to shape the next few years. In the next week or two, a link to a survey will be sent to each parent. Please take the time to fill it out and give us honest feedback. This is how we grow. 

Thank you for trusting us with your children!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Betsy


GUIDANCE
Just a weekly reminder from guidance:
"Donut" stress, just do your best!! 
Middle School
8th grade discovers fun ways to learn and practice vocabulary 

Working on Lego robotics 
LEAD
Abby Jones
Writing to her pen pal

1-2: Sarah has another holiday on her mind...
3-Sailfish practicing red words with a popcorn game. 
4-Sailfish working hard on a creative writing assignment. 
Lower Elementary
Thanksgiving paintings to go with poems

Cow Eye Dissection
Upper Elementary

Trick or Treat
OG Program Q&A

OG / AOGPE / LEAD & Me- What does it all mean?

Please join Anne Vickers, Trident Academy's Orton Gillingham Fellow, for an overview of our OG program and Q&A.

DATE: Wednesday, November 14
Location: Trident's Hewitt Library
TIME: 7:45 am coffee
         8:00-8:30 conversation

The Trident Academy canned food drive has begun!
The class with the most donations will win a prize!
Donations will be sent to
Florence Crittenton " Hope, Safety & Opportunity for Young Women"


2018
Annual
Trident Academy
Program and Feast
Tuesday, November 20th
8:30 am-9:30 am
Feast immediately after!
All families are welcome to attend!
This is a great time to talk with and meet other Trident families and to celebrate all we are thankful for. 


Purchase a Yearbook AD!
Give your student exclusive coverage!
Order forms went home Thursday. Contact  ljenkins@tridentacademy.com  
with any questions.
Deadline for orders is 12/20/18
Need Lunch Ideas?
Some of our families have been using a local school lunch delivery service and LOVE it!
Food For Thought -  www.foodforthoughtcharleston.com . Please consider supporting this service. We have to have a certain number participating for them to continue delivering. Thanks for considering! All orders are placed through Food for Thought, not Trident Academy.
Calendar of Events
  • Nov. 15: Wear your Dyslexia t-shirts!
  • Nov. 20: Lower School Thanksgiving Program/Feast:dismissal after feast
  • Nov. 21-23: Holidays-Thanksgiving
  • Nov. 26: School resumes