October 24, 2017

Last year, students brought the Salem Witch Trials to life in TCEC’s Law & Order project. The rationale behind this project was to teach students how to solve problems, think critically, debate, and communicate through a hands-on trial. Students used the trials to argu...

May 23, 2017

​Project-Based Learning is the art of learning through a project. Depending on where you are, these projects are not always limited to a certain subject. They can be about anything; cell biology, marine biology, a cold case file - anything you can imagine. A project I...

May 15, 2017

Your first thoughts when you hear the word "art" is probably something along the lines of famous paintings and drawings of fruit. This is most people's initial thoughts on art. Unfortunately, many never learn that artist aren't just Frenchmen with painter hats or some...

May 8, 2017

I am writing this blog about my experience here at Tri County Early College to give some insight on what it's like coming here as a freshman student. I moved here from Illinois a year and a half ago and I attended another school for my eighth grade year. About ¾ of the...

May 1, 2017

This year at Tri-County Early College I had a tough time adapting, but eventually I started to get the hang of it.  Although at the beginning of the year I knew I was struggling, I persevered to get better.  Now it's near the end of the year and I realize I can easily...

April 25, 2017

In the summer of 2012, I received my acceptance letter form Tri-County Early College. It was so long ago that I don’t remember exactly how I felt, but I know I was happy to try something new. I remember the first day of high school - seeing all of my friends from other...

April 17, 2017

You might have heard some rumors that our school is unorthodox and doesn't help kids learn at all. Although we may not be your typical high school, our students are learning more than most people can imagine. Take it from me, a sophomore at TCEC who went to a tradition...