The Community School

Category: Staff


The Physics of Catapults

This article shares the unique experience of our students, enrolled in our high school program, learning about physics.

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The TCS Staff Retreat

In this post Kim Evans, our Senior Transition Counselor, writes about the importance of our yearly staff retreat. It also includes some really great photos!

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TCS Homemade Halloween Decorations

This blog post is a warming photo essay capturing the spirit of decorating TCS for Halloween!

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Independence Outing

In this blog post Tara Gilbert, the School Program Director of TCS, shares an enjoyable and enlightening field trip focused on strengthening independent living skills.

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Family Day 2016

This article shares a brief insight on one of TCS’s most enjoyable community experiences, Family Day!

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Cell Phone Hide-and-Seek!

The Community School’s Executive Director, Dave Nelson, narrates a firsthand experience showing the many educational and social-emotional benefits of cell phone hide-and-seek.

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Gamer’s Lunch!

In this post one of our interns and newest members of TCS talks about his experience having lunch with the participants.

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Getting Out & Giving Back

This article takes a closer look into the importance of the TCS Internship Program and highlights one site in particular, the Wylde Center.

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A Look Inside the TCS Thursday Hike Program

With the dog days of summer upon us and our semester in full swing, we would like to take time to highlight our Thursday hike program. Part of our philosophy at TCS is to maintain a healthy active lifestyle through nutrition…

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A Letter from Our Executive Director, Dave Nelson, about the TCS Decatur Art Show

In this letter from TCS’s Executive Director, Dave Nelson, Nelson describes TCS’s unique program, TCS’s long standing relationship with the City of Decatur, and the importance of the TCS Decatur Art Show on exhibit now at the Decatur Visitor Center.

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