Problem Solving

Presenting children with rich problem solving situations provides possibilities for the child to invent and discover.

Life at SMSOC

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July 28th, 2017

Still Accepting Applications for The Fall

If you’re looking for a unique learning opportunity for your child and would like to learn more about what TSMSOC has to offer, please contact Lori to set up a tour or answer any questions.


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June 1st, 2017

Another successful summer!

Thank you to all who made our summer camp another success!


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May 19th, 2017

Congratulations, Class of 2017!

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April 25th, 2017

7th Grade Learning Journey to Grand Tetons

Each year, our 7th Grade travels to Wyoming to study science and team building. Below are some photos of this years’ amazing learning journey.


April 25th, 2017

Orienteering Day 2017

Tilles Park Orienteering Day: Students practiced their topographic map reading skills, explored pacing and judging distances, plotted an efficient and strategic individual course, and enjoyed the challenge of finding 24 controls.


April 22nd, 2017

8th Grade Learning Journey to Washington D.C.

Our 8th Grade took a five day learning journey to Washington D.C. and Gettysburg!


April 15th, 2017

3rd/4th Overnight @ Shaw Nature Reserve

Our time at Shaw Nature Reserve was wonderful! Students got the tiniest taste of pioneer living when they practiced “wood chores,” made dip candles, and made food that was cooked outside using dutch ovens. Not all of the food turned out, and the pizzas ended up being rather…small. But thankfully, Dominoes delivers to the overnight Read More


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March 16th, 2017

Where are our 8th Graders going next?

Read on to see where our amazing students have been accepted this year.


February 24th, 2017

Learning Journey to LaBarque Creek

The watershed has a variety of terrestrial natural communities, including small sandstone glades, acid seeps, forested fens and many kinds of woodland.