Go Beyond. A motto, or a battle cry, that represents “us” in just two words. Simple yet ambitious. Two words that imply action and endless pursuit — an overarching goal that is never fully achieved and a dream that is never fully realized. As soon as our school succeeds in any arena, we almost immediately hear the charge again: Go Beyond! It is a motto that never allows the finish line to come into view.
For the first time, most of the stories in the Reflector were written, edited, and photographed by students. These talented students embraced the opportunity, met every deadline, and exceeded all expectations.
Lauren Ellens takes tests for fun. And she’s quite good at it, too. In fact, she is the ACES English State Champion.
Timothy’s virtual business — CORE, INC. — leases cars to virtual employees. And the business is completely student run — from accounting and marketing, to sales and human resources.
Seth Buikema knows more about geography than anyone else in the world. In a gymnasium at the Berlin Brandenburg International School in Kleinmachnow he was announced the World Geography Champion. It took him years of competition — winning State and National championships — to finally reach the highest point of success.
After three years of filling Timothy’s music department with the talent of her operatic voice, Dana McAdam reached further by applying to the American Choral Directors Association National Conference. Through nerves and anticipation, she sent in her perfectly prepared audition tape and eagerly awaited the response.
The Junior Chamber Choir learned songs in German, Latin, Spanish and Portuguese — but always stayed focused on singing for the Lord.
If you walked down the hallway that is squeezed between the courtyard and the auditorium, during third period and took a right, you would most likely find Kiarra Jernagin crouched on the ground posing in front of a camera lens taking one of her self-portraits.
The lights came on, the curtain opened, and the music began. In the fall, the middle school drama club performed Road Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr. Brilliantly colorful costumes filled the stage as the performers began their song and dance. With every line the audience laughed or gasped. Each student displayed a new side of themselves as they let their inner performer shine.
What could make first grade more fun than glitter backpacks, recess, and making new friends? How about a teacher who starts the day with a catchy song on his guitar.
Historical documents cover the walls of Mr. VanDerBill’s classroom: Photographs, an American flag, and his combat uniform. The uniform is a reminder that the seventh grade social studies teacher served our country in Iraq. He isn’t just teaching from textbooks — but through experience.
Matemáticas, Inglés, historia, ciencia, and the list goes on of required courses. But it doesn’t stop there. There’s something different — set apart from basic math and English.
Valedictorian Abygale Ahn finds success inside and outside of the classroom.
Coach Mills recognized for his accomplishments and service to the tennis community.
Now this is a story all about how
My life got flipped, turned upside down.
So give me a minute, listen to me
And read about how I became the mascot of TC.