The Community School

Category: Students


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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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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Head Over Heels for the Alliance Theatre

TCS participants watch an exclusive soft opening of the Alliance Theatre’s production of ‘From Head To Toe’, by Eric Carle.

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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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