The Community School

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The Rise and Fall of Stinktopia

This article explains how caring for even the smallest life forms can be a fertile ground for intellectual and social emotional growth.

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The Spice of Life – Cooking 101

This article illuminates one of our many cooking classes, and has a wonderful recipe for salsa which we hope you will feel empowered to try at home!

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Life Behind the Lens – The Start of a New Photography Program

Written by our Marketing Manager, Benjamin J. Davidow, this article illustrates our budding relationship with Illuminate Atlanta who have graciously donated the gift of photography education to our hike program.

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Making Mistakes

Written by our Executive Administrative Director, Dave Nelson, this article focuses on the fundamental social-emotional growth that comes from making mistakes and working through discomfort head-on.

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So Far Out Safari!

Written by Ben Davidow, our Marketing Manager, this blog post explores our participants private, behind the scenes tour of The Georgia Safari Conservation Park as they prepare to open their gates in 2020.

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The Growing Trend of D&D at TCS

Let our very own Jimmy Holt be your guide as you enter into the world of D&D, social problem-solving and relationship building.

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The Finding Thing – An Evolving Tale

This article explores “The Finding Thing,” a program wide game created by our very own Jimmy Holt!

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A Visit to the Landtrust

This article written by Kim Evans, our Associate Director of The Community Team at TCS, is a wonderful photo essay depicting an essential part of our program – our weekly hikes!

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Math Affinities by Dave Nelson, Executive Administrative Director

On Monday mornings, I teach a class called Affinities Math, with help from our new Assistant Teacher, Jordan Spurlin. This is a class for a group of young adults who are focused on transitioning into the larger world. They don’t…

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A Participant’s Perspective on the Alliance Theatre’s Production of ‘The Jungle Book’

This article written by a TCS participant illuminates their unique perspective upon attending The Alliance Theatre’s production of ‘The Jungle Book’.

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