I trust that you have all been enjoying your much needed and well-deserved summer break. While I am
always amazed at how quickly the break goes, I am excited to begin the 2017-2018 school year. It’s safe to say
that we have an eventful year ahead of us, about which there is a great deal of information to share. Please
review the contents of this letter, as well as the enclosed information packet, to ensure a smooth start to the
new school year at TSA.
The first day of school for 6th grade and all new incoming students will be Wednesday, August 16th.
Students are to arrive at the dock entrance in the back of the school. First period will begin promptly at
8:05am; make sure your alarm clocks are set. The student commons will be open 7:30am and students will be
instructed to enter the main building at 7:45am. Students must be picked up at the dock entrance at 12:00
after the lunch period.
The first day for all other grades will be Thursday, August 17th. Breakfast will be served in the Flying Pig from
7:30-7:55am. Students are expected to be in the classroom, ready for attendance to be taken at 8:05am.
Regular dismissal will be at 3:00pm.
Schedule Pick-Up days are Wednesday, August 9-August 10. There will not be assigned times for families- you
are free to arrive at any point during the times established for those two days. You will enter at the dock
entrance of the school and will be directed by TSA personnel. A PARENT or GUARDIAN MUST ACCOMPANY
Wednesday, August 9th @ 12pm -6:00pm
Thursday, August 10th @ 9:00am – 3:00pm
It will take approximately two hours to complete the Schedule Pick-Up process, please plan accordingly for the
Meet the Teacher Night will be held on Tuesday, August 15 at 6:00pm. Parents and students should be in the
student’s first period class promptly at 6pm and will follow the student’s class schedule. This is a great night
to meet teachers and become familiar with the student’s schedule, as well as the location of their locker and
We look forward to this coming school year. To stay better connected to what is happening around TSA please
make sure you check our website regularly. Have a great rest of your summer and I will see you soon!
Yours in Education,