6/15/11 Vandals! Early this morning vandals set the police car that was parked in the visitors parking area ablaze. The police and fire departments were called and the fire was extinguished. The crime scene investigators determined that the fire was intentionally set. T.C. and the police department are working together to determine who set the fire.
6/14/11: All library books were due June 10th. Please return all books to the library before the end of the school year.
6/13/11 Awards Ceremony: Congratulations to Eric Fries and Eleanor Kenimer for their success this year and receiving awards last night.
6/1/11 New Benches at T.C. New benches were installed this week on the rotunda side of the school. Students were pleased with the addition although some wished they had been installed earlier in the year.
6/9/11 Students from the T.C. choir preformed at the AT&T store today, opening for a meet and greet with members from the Glee cast. They sang numerous Glee numbers and met Cory Monteith (Finn), Jenna Ushkowitz (Tina), and Naya Rivera (Santana).
6/7/11 As the school year comes to an end, TC had its official locker clean out day this morning. Students cleaned out old lunches, entire wardrobes and National Honor Society rejection letters.
6/6/11 Prom King and Queen Saturday, June 4, Tyler Driver and Raynesha Sharpe were announced prom king and queen for the class of 2011. Prom was held at the Mark Center Hilton for the second year in a row.
6/3/11 Ron Ferguson will be coming to T.C. Monday June 6th. He will be talking to students, teachers and community members about the recently conducted Tripod Survey and what it means for students and teachers at T.C.
6/2/11. Administrators are relieved that the third day of SOL testing was uneventful.The Social Studies SOLs, which were originally scheduled for May 31, have been rescheduled for June 6 because of technical difficulties.
5/31/10- SOL testing for T.C. and Minnie Howard kicked off today with the History SOL, unfortunately there were many technical difficulties at both campuses. Due to these problems, principal Suzanne Maxey sent home a letter with all students informing parents that the school will be re-administering the SOL next Monday.
5/27/11 Broken Chiller Being Fixed. Yesterday, the chiller unit of the air conditioning broke causing the second and third floors to not have air conditioning. The broken part of the chiller was ordered this morning and should be in for school on Tuesday.
5/25/11 The annual T.C. Williams prom car sits just on the edge of school grounds. It serves as a reminder to prom participants, to be safe in their activities as well as their driving as well as to aviod driving while under the influence.
5/23/11: G.W. Middle School 1 and 2, Hammond Middle School 1-3, as well as Jefferson-Houston and Mount Vernon Elementary Schools are now candidates for the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. G.W. and Hammond are eligible for the Middle Years Program (MYP,) while Mount Vernon and Jefferson-Houston are eligible for the Primary Years Program (PYP.) T.C. will also be joining the IB transition schools in the MYP program.
5/20/11 For the first time ever the Junior class has won the Powderpuff game against the Seniors in a low score but intense game the Junior girls edged over the Seniors in a 7-2. Congratulations Juniors on finally beating the Senior class.
5/19/11 Today is the second annual PowderPuff Game against the junior and senior girls. The game starts at 3:45 on the football field and admission is free.
5/18/11- Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) Superintendent Morton Sherman decided to withdraw the school system’s early start waiver application from the Virginia Board of Education. Because of this decision, school will officially start for all ACPS schools on the Tuesday after Labor Day, September 6, 2011. This will give students an extra week of summer vacation.
5/17/11 TC Crew Wins Big This past weekend the T.C. Williams Crew team competed at the Virginia Scholastic Rowing Championships on the Occoquan. For the boys team the 1st and 2nd Fours won their races while the lightweight eight took home second. The girls raced 1st and 2nd eights that each placed second. The team is hoping to bring back even more medals as they travel to Philadelphia to race at the Stotesbury Regatta.
5/16/11 APs Are Over! The students of T.C. Williams have finally completed AP testing. The library and gymnasium now return to their normal uses. Now all students must focus on passing their SOLs. Do your best and beat the test!
Girls’s Soccer Senior Night 5/12/11 Tuesday night was Senior Night for the Girls’ Varsity Soccer Team. The team celebrated their two seniors, Katelyn Clarke and Hilina Ayalew who had just completed their French AP, causing the game to be delayed by 15 minutes. T.C. won their game against Mount Vernon, 2-1.
5-11-11 Ms. Maxey announced a fair but firm warning to all students class today saying, “if students wish to leave early then we will make this possible.” This plus the extra security is put in place so that students remain at T.C. the whole day.
5/10/11: Don’t forget to prepare your computer for S.O.L testing, which begins the last week of May. Your first period teacher should have the instructions for how to prepare your laptop.
5/9/11- There will be a special T.C. Williams community PTSA meeting tomorrow night at 7:00 at George Washington Middle School on Mount Vernon Avenue. Staff members and administrators such as Ms. Maxey will be speaking on the status of the T.C. transformation and what still lies ahead. There will be a lot of important information for both T.C. students and parents so come out and participate!
05/06/2011 This weekend kicks off the 14th annual T.C. Williams Student Art Show! The show will feature the works of fifteen juniors and seniors from the National Art Honor Society. Come celebrate the works and achievements of these talented students! Located at the Del Ray Artisans Gallery at the Nicholas A. Colasanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue. Gallery hours are: Thursdays, 12 noon to 6 pm (First Thursdays, 12 noon to 9 pm, May – September); Fridays, 12 noon to 9 pm; Saturdays, 10 am to 9 pm; and Sundays, 12 noon to 6 pm
5/5/11 JROTC Places Nationally. The T.C. Williams JROTC Armageddon Drill Team placed third in the nation for the Commander’s Regulation Trophy at the high school Drill Team Championships in Daytona Beach, FL, on April 30th-May 2nd. Over one hundred U.S. schools competed, as well as Puerto Rico and two overseas teams. Congratulations JROTC!
5/4/11 Ms. Maxey joins the Theogony staff! To thank Ms. Maxey for her continued support with the paper, we presented her with an honorary Theogony shirt. Thank you to Ms. Maxey and the rest of the administration for you’ve done this year!
5/2/11: Yesterday was National Decision Day. Please turn in your plans for next year to the Theogony boxes. Let us know what your plans are once you leave T.C.
4/27/11 Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse Senior Night Last night, the girls’ lacrosse team played Annandale for senior night. Carmen Lodato, Anjuli DeWakar, and Charlie Digby are the three seniors on the team. The JV girls also played before the varsity girls. Unfortunately, the varsity girls lost 16-10. Varsity boys’ lacrosse senior night is Thursday, April 28, at Minnie Howard at 7 pm against West Potomac. Come support your teams!
4/26/11- All AP students spent part of their first and third periods this morning in the auditorium filling out their information on a student pack and answer sheet for the upcoming AP exams. The exams will be given in different subjects everyday for the next two weeks. Good luck students!
4/25/11 The spring pep rally’s theme was clash of the classes. Students from both campuses were able to participate and watch various activities, including dance, balloon popping, and singing contests.
4/14/11: Students celebrated Save the Earth Day by wearing green and painting murals in the rooftop garden. During lunch, students could receive candy if they had recycled recently.
4/13/11 Bracket Challenge Winners This year Theogony’s March Madness Bracket Challenge had two winners. Freshman Brook Girma and sophomore Leonardo Ward each earned 110 points for their brackets. Both were very excited to split the $250 prize.
4/12/11 T.C William students paid a small fee of fifty cents to wear their crazy hats today for ‘Crazy Hat Day’. A great number of students participated and enjoyed the rare luxury of wearing their hats indoors.
4/11/11 T.C. Springs Into Spirit Week. In honor of Spirit Week, TC Administrators got in the spirit by all wearing special t-shirts.
4/7/11 Senior Caroline VanZoeren and sophomore M.C. Murphy are preparing for the opening night of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. The show, a comedy, will be playing April 8, 9, 15, and 16, at 7:30 in the T.C. auditorium.”It’s coming together,” said VanZoeren. “It’s about matchmaking, gossip, cheating…it’s basically a soap opera.” Tickets are $8 for adults, and $6 for ACPS employees, student, and seniors.
4/5/2011: UConn visits T.C. Ms. Maxey met the mens’ UConn basketball team when they practiced in the gym on March 17. UConn won the NCAA National Championship last night. Theogony bracket winners will be announced shortly.
4/4/11 Theogony wishes Principal Maxey a very Happy Birthday!
4/1/11 April is college acceptance month! In an astounding turn of events, no T.C. students were accepted to any colleges or universities, anywhere. “This will make for a very interesting National Decision Day on May 13,” said senior Matt Reiber. By the way, Happy April Fool’s Day!
Sophomores Lora Strum, Luawm Bokure and Emma Bracken (left to right) were presented with checks totaling $750 for winning the T.C. Writes! essay contest. They each wrote an essay about the importance of their education. (Not pictured: senior Zach Frank)
3/28/10 – This weekend, groups from T.C.’s music department went to Festival Disney in Orlando, Florida. The orchestra received a rating of excellent, as did the choir and the jazz band. The Symphonic Band, which was comprised of Symphonic II, Symphonic 9, and Concert Band, received a superior rating. Finally, the Wind Ensemble, made of members of T.C.’s Symphonic I, also received a superior rating, and placed second overall for the concert division – which earned them the Silver Award. “I think we did really well [in the competition], and that was only one part of the overall experience,” said junior Kate Aplin, who played clarinet for the Wind Ensemble. A favorite memory of the weekend was the fireworks show at Epcot, which musicians enjoyed Thursday, on the night before their competition. Great job, Titans!
3/26/10Substitute teacher coordinator Betty Hill had a busy morning; 45 teachers were absent. According to Principal Suzanne Maxey, some were attending teacher training. Others were sick or in Florida with the band, orchestra and chorus. Maxey said that teachers and administrators volunteered to cover classes when there were not enough substitutes.
3/25/10Students and teachers, including senior Ben Goodwin, gave blood yesterday at the Red Cross Club blood drive. The wrestling room was overflowing with donors and dozens of pints of blood were collected.
3/23/11 Last night, the boys varsity soccer team picked up there first win over Hayfield to start with a solid 1-0-1 record. The game was a tied 1-1 until Alex Mansoray scored at the last minute
3/22/11 Tardy Policy 3.0 As of today, T.C. administrators implemented a new tardy policy. The policy states that whoever comes in to school after 8:35 a.m. without a doctor’s or court note will have detention. Ms. Maxey made the announcement yesterday over the intercom to inform all the students beforehand. However, there was still a considerably long line of students coming in late.
3/21/11 Girls Tennis The TC girls tennis team played W.T. Woodson on March 18, 2011 but unfortunately brought home a loss of 0-9. Their next game will be away against Washington Lee High School and Titans hope they bring home a win.
3/18/11-Students in Ms. Lezama’s Driver’s Education check tire pressure and model year, while enjoying the nice weather.
3/17/11- The NCAA basketball tournament begins today and the Theogony bracket challenge is due at noon. All brackets must be submitted to room A202. Make sure your bracket has your name and first period teacher written clearly on the front of your bracket. Hurry and submit them soon for a chance to win $250!
3/16/11 SOL Assembly Students reported to the auditorium today at 9:00 a.m today for an assembly with Ms. Maxey about the SOLS and academic success.
3/15/11 Today at 9:45am T.C. Williams will hold a mandatory tornado drill in order to be prepared in the event of a tornado. Not only is the school participating but also the whole state of Virginia so “drop, cover and hold.” Crouch as low as possible to the floor facing down and cover your head with your hands. Theogony wants to make sure everyone is ready and safe.
3/14/11-ATTENTION ALL SENIORS the Senior Experience Application deadline has been extended to April 1st. Make sure you turn in all the necessary forms to Ms. Barnett in room C-201 by the NEW deadline; April 1st.
3/11/11- Tomorrow, Saturday March 12 is the March SAT. Remember to bring number two non-mechanical pencils, a calculator, and get plenty of rest! Also remember your ID, ticket, and a snack. Good luck to all students planning to take the test!
3/10/11 A new evacuation chair has been installed outside room A-202 to aid immobile Titans in the event of an emergency. When activated, an alarm will sound before the chair can be used to safely escort Titans downstairs. All Titans are asked to please not touch the chair unless it is an emergency situation.
Theogony wishes the boys’ basketball team the best as they take on the L.C. Bird Skyhawks (24-3) today at the VCU Verizon Wireless Arena. The Skyhawks are the Central Region champions. They defeated the Osbourn Eagles 73-72 in the state quarterfinals.
3/8/11 Labyrinth Winners Announced. T.C.’s arts magazine, Labyrinth, announced the winners of its February contest today. Senior Corey Lorenz won the photo category with her entry “Pride/Shame” (above). All entries were inspired by pairs of opposites, such as “Wild/Tame.” Other winners: Desirea Hanna in the writing category and Christina Wohler in the art category. Congratulations to these creative students who will receive cash prizes for their achievement.
3/4/11. Guts and Grades: Ernie G. at TC. Ernesto Gritzewsky, a successful Latino comedian known as Ernie G., spoke at a T.C. assembly on Thursday, March 3. Gritzewsky, who is also an inspirational speaker and activist, addressed the importance of positive decisions and perseverance. “As long as you have the guts and the grades, money shouldn’t keep you from going to college,” Gritzewsky said.
3/3/11 The crew of Much Ado About Nothing prepares for their April show. The show will take place on April 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th
3/1/2011: T.C.’s success continues this week with the boys’ Varsity basketball team’s victory at Regionals and Senior Christina Carr’s award of a $5000.00 scholarship from the Northern Virginia Urban League.
Senior Jasmine Norman was recently named Athlete of the Month! Jasmine is a Guard/Small Forward on the Girls’ Varsity Basketball team. The Lady Titans have had a very successful season, and we wish them the best of luck at their West Springfield Championship Game tonight, which starts tonight at 7:00 P.M. Congrats to Jasmine and good luck Titans!
02/28/11 Titans make it to states. For the first time in T.C. history, both the boys and girls basketball teams are playing in the regional championship and made it to states. Go Titans!
2/25/11 The T.C. girls’ basketball team defeated the Mount Vernon Majors 59-50 on Wednesday night and will be advancing to the semifinals of the Northern Regional Tournament tonight at Robinson at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $7 each.
2/24/11 New Technology for Titans. With the contract on student laptops expiring, ACPS is looking at the options for the next generation of student laptops.
2/23/11 Lady Titans Take On Centreville. Sade’ Barber, point guard drives to the basket on the Monday, February 21 varsity game against Centreville High School. The Lady Titans won, advancing to the second round of the regional tournament. Photo by Ryan Holtz.
2/22/11- Emma Bracken took 1st place in the “T.C. Writes” competition. Lora Strum came in second, Zachary Frank was third, and Luwam Bokyre came in fourth. Congratulations to all the winners!
2/14/11 Today, several students and even Ms. Maxey sold themselves at auction. However, they did not sell themselves in the illegal sense; all proceeds went to the Red Cross to fight malaria. For anywhere between $5 and $30, you could have won a date and free Chinese food with some of T.C.’s finest.
2/11/11 Date Auction. Want a Valentine’s Day date? Buy one with Grace Garrahan, Nicolas Ahumada (both pictured above), or another member of the Red Cross Club. Proceeds will go toward malaria vaccinations and mosquito nets for children in Africa. The auction will be held at 3:30 on February 14 in the auditorium.
2/8/2011 Today teachers and students wore pink in order to show spirit for the girls varsity basketball teams first ever “PINK” out for breast cancer awareness. The game will be played at 7:45 tonight in the T.C. gym.
2/7/2011 T.C. has a Fire Drill. On a nice day, T.C. students filed outside for a monthly fire drill. According to Ms. Maxey, everyone had evacuated the building in about six minutes. T.C. will have another fire drill in February and two in the month of March to make up for the fire drills that were not scheduled in December and January.
2/4/11 T.C. Students are getting fired up for the end of week activities. The pep rally will end the winter spirit week with a bang and hopefully encourage everyone to cheer on the titans at a crucial basketball game this evening against South County. The pep rally will also feature select songs from T.C.’s production of RENT, which opens tonight at 7.
2/3/11 This morning the T.C. Williams Choir sang for Congressman Jim Moran and the new Head of the Urban League of Northern Virginia in honor of Black History Month and the commencement of the new Young African American Male Mentor Program. They sang a medley of songs, including “Wings to Fly”, in which Erika Grigsby and Sebastian Selikas performed solos.
2/1/11 Rowers Take Over. The 2011 Erg Sprints, an official qualifying race for the World Indoor Rowing Championship (CRASH-B), took place on Saturday, January 29, 2011, filling the T.C.’s gym with 1500 participating rowers. The event is put on by the T.C. Crew Boosters in order to raise money for the upcoming season. With enrollment up more than 25 percent, the event was described by organizer Brooksie Koopman as being “the biggest and the best Erg Sprint to date.”
1/26/11 PTSA Meeting Last night the rotunda room on the second floor was the setting for a few discussions that involve the T.C. community. The main discussion was about schedule changes. The proposal for extending next school year was formally announced by representatives of the school board. The school year would start on August 29th and end on June 15th, adding a total of three days to the schedule.
1/25/11 In the wake of the senior graduation poll’s release, many frustrated students frustrated with the results have sought to find a more productive way of expressing their discontent with the proposed graduation location at Constitution Hall. As of this week, a senior petition will be available to all seniors who feel the graduation tradition should stay at T.C.
1/24/11 The Mr. TC competition returns! Premeiring February 3 the competition will feature formal wear, talent, and dance events. Come out to watch your friends compete and cheer for the next Mr.TC!
1/23/11 The Alexandria community gathered to celebrate and remember the life of Dr. Michael Vitez on Saturday, January 22 at the George Washington Middle School campus. Dr. Vitez was an advanced math teacher at George Washington MS and the head coach of the T.C. Willams Boys’ Tennis team. He passed away in December 2010 of natural causes at his home. The Scholarship Fund of Alexandria (SFA) has set up a Memorial Fund in honour of Dr. Vitez. To donate to the new fund, contact SFA Director Susan Yowell in the scholarship fund office located across from the school nurse.
1/20/11 As of today Mr. Eisenhour is officially back at T.C. after recovering from a heart attack two weeks ago. WELCOME BACK!
1/19/11 After an ice storm cancelled school yesterday, January 18, students rejoiced in their impromptu four day weekend.
1/14/11-Theogony is wishing Mr. Eisenhour a speedy recovery after his unfortunate heart attack last week. We all hope he will be back to T.C. soon!
1/13/11 TC boys basketball will be playing Robert E. Lee High School today at home while TC girls basketball will be playing away at Lee. The varsity boys basketball team are already on a winning streak of 10 wins. Theogony wishes all these teams a good luck today.
1/12/11 “Race to Nowhere,” a documentary about stress in American schools, was shown at T.C. Williams Minnie Howard Campus. The main theme was the negative impact of stress on students’ health; stress has contributed to a recent increase in teen depression and suicide. Director Vicki Abeles (pictured above) and ACPS Superintendent Morton Sherman attended the screening. After the film, a discussion was held regarding educational issues and potential solutions.
1/12/11 No Snow Day. T.C. students were disappointed Wednesday morning to discover that despite a slick layer of ice and snow on the roads and sidewalks, school was on as scheduled.
1/11/11 PSAT Results Sophomores and Juniors have long awaited the arrival of their PSAT scores. They will be distributed today and tomorrow by the counselors. The results from the PSAT will help sophomores and juniors evaluate how prepared they are for the actual SAT. Juniors who took the PSAT are eligible for the National Merit Scholarship and will find out next fall if they move on as semi-finalists. Tomorrow night at 6:30 T.C. is hosting an event for students and parents to help them understand the PSAT results. Any further questions can be answered by the counselors in Learning Communities 10 and 11.
1/10/11 New Soap Dispensers Installed in Bathrooms Starting on Friday, January 7, soap dispensers were installed in some bathrooms. As written in Theogony’s recent expose, many students and staff are unhappy about the soap dispensers attached to the sinks because they do not have soap in them at all times. Hopefully, these new dispensers will keep everyone clean and happy!
1/7/11 The T.C. Drama Department will present the annual Winter One-Acts tonight and tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in the Blackbox Theater. Tickets are $5. This year’s productions are “The Zoo Story,” directed by Zachary Frank, “In Memoriam,” directed by Kathryn Whidden, “Not Enough Rope,” directed by Joseph Powers, and “Nobody Famous,” co-directed by Rebecca Frank, Denae McKinney, Mary Carlton Murphy, and Florence Babtunde. The winner of T.C.’s competition will go on to the Patriot District One-Act Festival later this month.
1/6/11 Who is BERP? Does it stand for “Best Ever Research Project,” or does someone have bad indigestion and spelling? This morning all teachers and staff were informed to look out for BERP. The school bathrooms have been repeatedly tagged with this symbol or acronym. The symbol, though, has been spotted in Dupont Circle and even as far away as Oklahoma.
1/5/11 Varsity Boys Win Third Away Game in a Row. The Boys Varsity basketball team won their third straight away game last night against Chantilly. They are undefeated, along with the freshman boys team, and the JV has lost one game. The next varsity game is Friday at 7:45 at Lake Braddock.
1/3/11 Titans Return From Winter Break. T.C. students returned today after a surprisingly warm winter break. Whether or not they were enthusiastic to be back in school, the school seemed excited to see them.
12/17/10 Sophomores in the snow!Sophomores Maria Jones and Caroline Chamberlain enjoyed the early release yesterday, and wished today was a two-hour delay. “I would’ve slept in and enjoyed shortened classes,” said Jones. Chamberlain said that she likes two-hour delays because, “You can still sleep, but you don’t have to make it up later.” Chamberlain said that the snow makes the cold bearable, while Jones said that when it snows she stays inside and drinks hot chocolate.
12/15/10 Orchestra practices for concert. TC Williams Orchestra practices for their concert tonight. The orchestra plays alongside with the school band. Amongst the songs played will be; the Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Radetzky March and the Russian Carroll. The concert is from 7:30 to 8:30 and is conducted by Ms. Sitomer. “ The band made us better. We should play with the band more often,” said Emmy Freedman from orchestra.
12/16/10 – Beginning at almost exactly 10am, soft white flakes began coating the streets and sidewalks of Alexandria. Slick roads and cold weather prompted ACPS administration to end the official schoolday at 2pm. Some snow celebrators reveled in the inch-high drifts of T.C.’s rooftop garden.
12/14/10 – After the popularity of the buttons earlier this year, Robert Trout has thought of something new for students to wear around school. For ten dollars students can purchase a metal dog tag to say whatever they want (within reason) and a red tag that says “Titan Pride.” The metal dog tags come in metallic gray, blue, or red. “I always try to think about what I would want as an 18 year old,” said Mr. Trout. Already, students have been seen wearing the dog tags that have their name or class year on them.
12/13/10 – Proud of your first quarter grades? Come by the Main Office to see if you are on T.C.’s Merit, Honor, or Distinguished Honor Roles. Students with at least a 3.0 GPA and no grade lower than a C have their names displayed on the Merit Role list. A 3.5 GPA and all Bs or above denotes a presence on the Honor Role, and students with straight As and a GPA of 4.0 or higher are recognized on the Distinguished Honor Role. The release of these lists comes days before grade level meetings concerning T.C. students’ academic performance and attendance.
12/10/10 – Theogony investigated the odor that lingered in the halls the morning of December 10. We were first drawn to the Cosmetology Department, but we were then informed that it started from a plumbing problem. Mr. Harrison, the building engineer, told Theogony that the smell was caused by a back-up in the plumbing that entered the building through the ventilation. Problem solved.
12/9/10 – All T.C. teachers have been asked to fill out signs describing which colleges they attended and why they chose them. The finished products were put into their mail boxes this morning. Within the next few days, teachers will be putting them up in their doorway windows. Students should feel free to ask their teachers about their alma maters.
12/8/10 Daylong Transformation Meeting Shuts Down Library. Students who went to the library today were faced with a “Closed” sign as administrators, teachers, and consultants discussed T.C.’s transformation, past and present. The day was broken into four sections, focusing on Student Learning, Professional Learning, Committee Work, and Organizational Structure. Superintendent Morton Sherman, Principal Suzanne Maxey, Professor Ron Ferguson and Dr. Bena Kallick were among those in attendance. Teachers were scheduled to attend throughout the day in-between the periods during which they taught.
Dr. Vitez, Titan boys’ tennis coach and math teacher will be missed by all.
12/6/10 T.C. Student Bathrooms Need to Clean Up Their Act. Theogony records show that this boys’ restroom on the third floor has not had a working soap dispenser since the first week of school in September. Broader Theogony-sponsored research has shown that this bathroom is not alone. In fact, recent results show that more than 40% of T.C. student bathrooms do not have a fully operational hand-washing station. Check the next issue of Theogony for additional coverage of this important health issue at T.C.
12/4/10 Future Titans Come to Visit. TC regularly hosts groups from other ACPS schools who visit the planetarium for a sky-high experience with planetarium director Bob Nicholson. A group of 4th graders from Samuel Tucker said they were very excited to go to the planetarium. One of the teachers with the group said, “It is a great field trip to go along with our science curriculum.”
12/3/10 Dundee Visits TC. Pictured above are the eight students visiting from Dundee, Scotland here with the Sister City Program. The program provides a cultural exchange program for high school students between Alexandria and Dundee. Since last Saturday, the students—who are representing their musical theatre program–have been staying with host families around the city and touring the capital. In addition to the tourist destinations, they have performed at the Lyceum and tonight will perform at the Torpedo Factory. While visiting the school, they did a small performance with the T.C. Drama Department, and had lunch with the choir class.