The Community School

Category: Students


Internship at the Alliance Theatre

This article reflects on all the wonderful times the participants in the TCS Work Program shared this past year at The Alliance Theatre!

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A Journey to the Center of MARTA, Five Points, and Underground Atlanta!

This article talks about a recent field trip one of our Summer Independence classes took to Downtown Atlanta, and the real world applications of experiential learning.

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Celebrating the Wylde Center

We are at the end of another great school year here at TCS. All of our internship sites have been fantastic this year and we are so grateful for all that they have done for us. This week we wanted…

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The Dragon King: Developing Symbolic Thinking and Comprehension Skills

This in-depth article illuminates a TCS literature project that included a fun and educational trip to The Center for Puppetry Arts!

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An Outing to the Lake Claire Community Land Trust by Dave Nelson

This article written by our Executive Director, Dave Nelson, explores one of our independence group’s fun and enlightening journey to the Lake Claire Community Land Trust, a hidden Atlantan gem in Candler Park.

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Internship at Furkids

We invite you to please enjoy learning about our participants internship at Furkids and to look at some adorable pictures!

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Internship at Fernbank

A brief article, complete with a slideshow of great photos illustrating our participants’ innovative internship at The Fernbank Natural History Museum.

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Inside the Alliance Theatre’s Scene Shop

This article follows the journey of our participants into the Alliance Theatre’s Scene Shop and provides a photo essay of their on site job training with power tools.

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Election Anxiety

In this article our Executive Director, Dave Nelson, reflects on the effects of increasing political anxiety in regards to our participants and postulates strategies that caregivers and/or supporters of people of difference can respond with in nonpartisan, inclusive, and empathic ways.

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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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