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Weekly Updates
Head of School


It's already the middle of October! Incredible! Lots of things happening in the next 10 days!

Tomorrow  (10/13): Oyster Roast from 6 - 10 at Cooper River Brewery! Tickets are still available  online   There are some fabulous raffle items that will be available, but if you are unable to attend, you can still participate by emailing  Heather Norton .

Tuesday (1016) Report cards will go home with students. Please take some time to look them over in preperation for parent/teacher conferences.

All day on  Wednesday & Thursday  (10/17 & 18): Parent Conferences! Please contact  Amber  to schedule your conference. LEAD testing will be discussed along with good information from your classroom teachers. Middle and High school students will participate in the conferences by talking about their goals for the year. (There will be no school either day due to the number of conferences.)

Wednesday evening  (10/17) at 6:30 at the Charleston Museum we are screening the film  Normal Isn't Real . Click on the  link  to see a clip. This will be an excellent film to bring your older (MS and above) students to see as well as others you know who struggle with children with dyslexia. The film offers hope.  

Fall Break : Friday - Monday (10/19 - 22) No school!

Hope to see all at the Oyster Roast!


The Book Fair will be October 23-29!
The students are already so excited!
6th grade kindness club makes a "gator maze" for the lower hall students 
Senior Class Rings!

Orders are due online by Monday, October 15th.
Here is the link to the Jostens website where you can create your class rings.
Charleston Museum Movie Night
In partnership with the Charleston Museum, Trident Academy is pleased to screen the movie " Normal Isn't Real" on
Wednesday, OCTOBER 17, 6:30 PM
Charleston Museum / 360 Meeting St, Charleston
tickets:  tridentacademy.com/NIRfilm  $10 suggested donation

Check out the video clip here:   C https://vimeo.com/231541096

NORMAL ISN’T REAL is a series of 4 mini documentary-style videos featuring successful young adults sharing their stories of coming to terms with their LD and ADHD issues.Viewers leave equipped with insights and tools they might adapt to their own lives, and a large dose of inspiration.
The book fair coming up! Volunteers are needed! Be on the look out next week for book fair sign up genius. 

Rewined candle fundraiser huge success!! We sold over $7000 worth of candles giving us $3700 for TAPA. All money raised this year will go towards staff holiday gifts, teacher appreciation week and our annual donation which will be for the students makers space this year. 
Save the Date
Oyster Roast Details

Tickets still can be purchased online as well as at door.

Raffle tickets $5 or 5 for $20.

Raffle items: spa basket, guys only, date night, family day, dine around Charleston and many more! 

Golden ticket opportunity i s $100 each with only 25 being sold for 3 nights/4 days at planet Hollywood resort and casino in Vegas with a panoramic hotel suite. 

Can’t attend? No worries! Contact Heather to get your raffle tickets! 

Fall festival oct 26. Sign up genius for needed items and volunteer opportunities coming soon. 

October 13 2018
6:00-10:00 PM
Cooper River Brewing (Thank you to James and Andrea Martin )
21+ only

This annual tradition is a great way to get to know the
Trident Parent & Community (friends of the school too!)

 There will be good company as well as oysters, chili, hot dogs, beer, wine, and soft drinks. There will also be raffles full of low country
treasures! This is "the" event of the season.  

We would like to say a special
to our sponsors at
Cooper River Brewery,
Hadrells and NOBA   !

There are some fabulous raffle items that will be available,
but if you are unable to attend, you can still participate by emailing  Heather Norton . sama0245@gmail.com  

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
  • Oct.13: Trident Academy Annual Oyster Roast.
Get your tickets here: tridentacademy.com/oysterroast201 8
  • Oct. 17-18: NO SCHOOL-Parent /Teacher conferences
  • Oct. 17: 6:30 p.m. Charleston Museum movie "Normal Isn't Real"
  • Oct. 19-22: HOLIDAY-Fall Break
  • Oct. 23-29: Book Fair
  • Oct. 26th : Fall Festival for students