November 6, 2019

 This October the TLA staff celebrated our Parents once again with our own version of Parent Appreciation Week. Classroom teachers, floor staff, and administration all participated in celebrating our parents. Each day we treated our parents in a different way: Monday -...

September 19, 2019

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When bad weather rolls in, many parents find themselves at a loss in helping their children stay entertained. Unfortunately, fall months bring a lot of rain across the U.S., making outdoor playtime difficult or impossible, and when kids ca...

April 11, 2019

As I led the class into the church sanctuary for our weekly chapel time, one of my students asked why we were getting more quiet. This bright little girl is still learning English, and it’s a joy to watch her grow in understanding and appreciation of things. I explaine...

September 17, 2018

 It's all about that pencil grasp when we are three and four. However, there are some preparatory skills that strengthen our fingers so they are ready for that pencil grasp and all the writing we soon get to do. Our friends in Ms. Leonna and Ms. Christie's three year o...

September 17, 2018

Here at Trinity we are very thankful for our volunteers! Thanks to help from these volunteers, this summer one of our to-do list items finally got ticked off completely. All of our classrooms got painted! Now, we sit back and enjoy. Ha, ha! Now, we get to start doing t...

September 14, 2018

It’s no secret that smell is closely linked with memory. Sometimes we don’t even realize how significant that is until we take in an aroma that suddenly transports us to another time and place. Thinking of my grandparents, I associate them with a variety of scent snaps...

April 4, 2018

We are making a transition from the typical playground rubber mulch to a safer mulch product.  This search for a better, safer product for our children was initiated by a TLA parent. 

Jelly Bean is a 100 percent wire-free pre-consumer virgin rubber mulch...

   

  Our Easter egg hunt was so much fun this year!  We used it as a learning opportunity to work on learning our colors.  Parents were encouraged to come and help their child hunt for eggs.  Everyone went home happy and with plenty of eggs!  It was quite eas...

March 28, 2018

Lately in my class, my brilliant students seem to be finding cross-shapes all over. During snack, one student announced with gleeful excitement that at breakfast she had discovered a cross in her Lucky Charms cereal. Then, of course, it caught on and all of the kids we...