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Weekly Updates
Head of School
Greetings from Connecticut!

This week Anne Hall, Rob Harrahill, Catherine Hagberg, Julia Carter, and I have been attending the International Dyslexia Annual conference in Connecticut. It has been filled with great ideas for us to return to school and share with faculty and staff. I've attended sessions dealing with brain development, alternative assessments for determining dyslexia, college accommodations and so much more! It's been a great week of learning for us!
One of the biggest takeaways for me was a presentation dealing with sleep. Our brains work hard while we sleep; this is the time that all the information from the day gets processed and stored. The research suggests that without adequate sleep, we do not retain information well. This is particularly true of our children who have difficulties with learning in the first place. It's not even just the amount of sleep we get, but the quality of sleep is important as well. I'm looking forward to learning more about this emerging research!

I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend!

Sleep well!

Betsy


Library
Book Fair FUN! Book fair ends October 29th!
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Pbl photos of catapults
 
4th/5th Wood Magic Forest Fair Pictures 
Middle School
Trident took two teams to the SCISA Middle School Math Meet in Sumter, SC. This was a very hard competition with teams from across the state. Jared Restivo was the Team 1 High Scorer and Violet Anderson was the Team 2 High Scorer! All of our students did a great job and we are very proud of them!
7th grade finished up thier cell models 

Middle school had a blast with our community service
and team building field trip Thursday
HS Field Trip
Air Force Base
LEAD
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. 23-29: Book Fair
  • Nov. 2: Fall Festival
  • Nov. 2: Dress Down day
  • Nov. 4: End of Daylight Savings
  • Nov. 6: Student holiday(election day)-teacher work day
  • Nov. 7: TAPA 8:15am-9:15am
  • Nov. 20: Lower School Thanksgiving Play/Feast:dismissal after feast
  • Nov. 21-23: Holidays-Thanksgiving
  • Nov. 26: School resumes