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The “Poll Parrot” Stage
Kindergarten through Early Adolescence

“...learning by heart is easy and, on the whole, pleasurable; whereas reasoning is difficult and…little relished”
-Dorothy Sayers


The “Pert” Stage
Early Adolescence
“characterized by contradicting, answering back, liking to ‘catch people out’ (especially one's elders); and by the propounding of conundrums. Its nuisance-value is extremely high.”
-Dorothy Sayers


"The Poetic Age" Stage
Late Adolescence
“The imagination...will reawaken, and prompt them to suspect the limitations of logic and reason. The doors of the storehouse of knowledge should now be thrown open for them to browse about as they will.”
-Dorothy Sayers
"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”
-Martin Luther King, Jr.


9th Grade Awards

Time: 8:15 AM – 9 AM
Location: (Auditorium)-UC-Fine Arts-1-Auditorium

10th Grade Awards

Time: 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
Location: (Auditorium)-UC-Fine Arts-1-Auditorium

11th Grade Awards

Time: 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: (Auditorium)-UC-Fine Arts-1-Auditorium

Senior Awards Night

Time: 6 PM – 7 PM
Location: (Auditorium)-UC-Fine Arts-1-Auditorium

Recent News

Transition to Plan-A

Due to Governor Cooper’s address yesterday and the Board of Directors’ approval to move forward as soon as possible, TJCA will move to Plan-A (limited social distancing) starting Monday, March 29th. We will be five days a week for K-5 and four days a week 6-12.
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