Moments in TIDE (Page 4)

We are new to this, but we are very excited to announce TIDE will be starting a blog! The content will include: our learning philosophy, how TIDE started, information on our teachers and staff, and work by our students.

What Do Students Like?

Arizona State University

Tidal Dancers

Habits of Mind

The History of TIDE

Exciting Additions

Education Connections

The Library

A Small Insight on Sam

Machete License?


Surfing Through School  

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Isabel



First of all I want to thank everyone who came to the Banquet this past Thursday we had a wonderful time and it was so great to see everyone together. I can’t believe this school year is coming to an end. With the numbers of students and teachers winding down we have decided to make the last day of school June 16th. However, those who have not completed work will be required to stay June 20th-23rd. You will receive an email from your teachers if you need to stay. Below please review the important dates coming up at TIDE Important dates: June 2nd- Last dayRead More →

        We have some new and exciting camps this summer! Robots and Design Dance and Performing Arts TIDE Adventure Camp Check out the info below to learn more about them! Sign up at  Read More →

  A huge thank you to everyone to came out last night to support TIDE! We were able to raise approximately $3000 to help fund a new science lab, new resources, and more learning materials for our classrooms. We are so lucky to be part of such a wonderful and supportive community!  We would like to send an extra thank you to The Loose Moose Garage- Tamarindo for hosting the event, Eatmytaco for providing delicious tacos, the TIDE students to working hard all night, 10 Feet Traveling for sharing the incredible documentary about TIDE, All the local businesses who donated to the event, and Emily for spending many hours organizing theRead More →

    Our annual fundraiser will be Saturday April 9th at The Loose Moose garage!  Everyone is welcome to attend!  We will be raising money for more resources and a funds for a Science Lab and Media center.  We will have a Silent Auction with some AMAZING donations, Raffle, Dinner, Drinks, Skating, and Music.  It will be an amazing event!  We can’t wait to see you all there!  Additionally if you would like to make a donation or help out with the event please contact Emily:  ejbrown1979@gmail.comRead More →

Most of the kids in Tamarindo know Chelsea Lisaius, if not from attending her TIDE Academy then from the many surf contests she organizes in the area. For Chelsea, it is imperative that she impart knowledge and fun to those in Tamarindo. Perhaps she developed this trait from her years growing up—and acting—in her family’s theater troupe, which traveled and performed all over the United States. Read More!Read More →

At TIDE we take pride in our Academic Program, Extra-Curricular Activities, and Community Involvement.  This past weekend TIDE student Ben saved a man from drowning.  We are so incredibly lucky to have Ben in our Tamarindo Community!   Read Article Read More →

A little over a year ago ESPN came to TIDE and interviewed student Malakai Martinez and his surfing career. Check out the video below! click here to see the video    Read More →

  Hello Everyone! As the first trimester comes to an end, I would like to give a huge thank you to all of the parents, students, teachers, and friends of TIDE Academy.  Thank you!  None of this year so far would have been possible without your support! I have a few announcements, reminders, and important dates to share:Read More →