Tamarac Alumnus Creates Documentary While Studying Abroad in South Africa

Tamarac alumnus Winslow Murdoch ’09 recently created a documentary during his senior year at Connecticut College. While studying abroad in South Africa, he created “Ukudlala”, a documentary about young men who participate in Oasis, an organization that partners with South African Homeless Street Soccer to use the sport as an education tool for underprivileged children… Read more »

District Now Accepting Out-of-District Students on Tuition Basis

The Board of Education has agreed to allow parents to pay tuition for out-of-district students to attend Tamarac schools. “We have received numerous calls from parents in surrounding communities who would prefer to send their children to Tamarac schools because of the reputation of our educational programs,” said Superintendent Lou McIntosh. “We have the capacity… Read more »

December students of the month

Congratulations to the December Students of the Month

Congratulations to Kendra Freer, Alexis Duncan, Jakob Fontaine, Vance Gardner, Katherine Champagne, Jacob Wienman, Halle Brust and Payton Hyra who were recognized as Students of the Month for December. The awards, which are read over the morning announcements, are part of the Middle School’s Character Education program to recognize students in front of their peers…. Read more »

Church donations

Local Church Works With District to Provide for Families in Need

Local families in need received food, cooking items and presents this year thanks to the efforts of the Redeeming Love Gospel Church in Troy, which worked with School Counselor Sue Grimmick to identify families that needed assistance. Members of the church brought dozens of bags filled with items for a “Christmas breakfast” that were then… Read more »

Tamarac Students with magician

Students Learn Anti-Bullying Message Through Magic

Tamarac Elementary and Middle School students learned an anti-bullying message in December when magician James Warren performed, using magic as a catalyst for his anti-bullying message. For example, Mr. Warren tore a newspaper into pieces, comparing it to how a bully tries to hurt others. He then used magic to turn it back into one… Read more »

Tamarac Students Bring Holiday Cheer to Van Rensselaer Manor Nursing Home

Tamarac students brought some holiday cheer to the Van Rensselaer Manor Nursing Home in Troy on Wednesday, December 19 as part of their annual holiday visit. Students sang holiday songs with residents and members of the Kids Care program gave out wrapped presents to everyone. Great job! Click here to see a photo slideshow…