We encourage our middle school students to participate in student government, clubs, athletics, and other extracurricular activities to build independence and the social skills they will need as adults.
Student Council is an organization conducted by students and supervised by a teacher. The purpose of the Student Council is to give students an opportunity to develop leadership by organizing and carrying out school activities and service projects. In addition to planning events that contribute to school spirit and community welfare, the Student Council is the voice of the student body. They help share student ideas, interests and concerns with the school wide community.
Student Ambassadors are a small group of students dedicated to the positive promotion of TRA. They work on a volunteer basis to serve as liaisons between the current TRA community and prospective families. Student Ambassadors are visible at many on and off campus events and have the unique opportunity to develop and receive training in communication, public relations, marketing, and interpersonal skills.
National Junior Beta Club
The purpose of the National Junior BETA Club shall be to promote the ideals of character, service, and leadership among secondary school students, to reward meritorious achievement and to encourage and assist students in continuing their education after high school.
8th Grade Washington DC Trip
8th grade students are allowed the opportunity to participate in a class trip to Washington, D.C. The trip is chaperoned by school officials and parents. Highlights of the trip include The Holocuaust Museum, The Air & Space Museum, Pentagon Tour, Supreme Court Tour, Library of Congress Tour, Arlington National Cemetery, Mr. Vernon, a tour of Jamestown, and a fun afternoon at Bush Gardens.