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Weekly Roundup: Week of March 2nd

Week of March 2nd


Mission Statement

Every learner,

Every day,

Giving our best,

The Thornton Texan way!

2019 - 2020 Campus Performance Objectives

  • Thornton Elementary will increase its STAAR Reading performance to 76% Approaches in 3rd/4th grade and 89% Approaches in 5th grade.
  • Thornton Elementary will increase its student attendance rate from 95.9% to 97%


Perfect Attendance

Congratulations to the following classes for having perfect attendance this last week!


Mrs. Hunter

Miss Cribb

Mrs. Meineke

Mrs. Buentello

Lost and Found

Has your child lost a glove, hat, lunchbox, coat, sweater, or jacket? This is but a sample of what is currently in the school's lost and found located outside the cafeteria.


Please stop by and check out the lost and found for your child's missing items. Any unclaimed lost and found items will be donated to NISD Thread's Closet at the end of March.

Career Day

We are welcoming several presenters to our campus on Thursday, March 5th, at 8:00 am. They will be teaching and encouraging students to explore their interests and passions as an extension of their academic program and in the process better understand themselves, their community, and the world.


Spring Break

Friendly reminder, Spring Break will be from, Monday, March 9th to Friday, March, 13th. School will resume on Monday, March, 16th. We hope you have a safe Spring Break!


2019 - 2020 Yearbook - Fewer than 50 copies left for pre-order!!

WE ARE QUICKLY RUNNING OUT OF YEARBOOKS! For the first time ever we will be selling a schoolwide yearbook for Thornton Elementary! The cost of each yearbook will be $20 and will be full color with a hardcover. Place your order now at


Six Flags Tickets

Our front office staff will be selling 1-day tickets to Six Flags for $41.00. These tickets are upgradable to a season ticket by upgrading at Six Flags. This is one of the best deals out there for Six Flags season tickets and Thornton Elementary gets to keep a portion of the proceeds to buy additional instructional programs and supplies for our children.


February House Points Champion: PAGGALANG


March Calendar:


March 2: Wear a college shirt day, 3:15pm Stings

March 3: PTA board meeting 3:30pm, 4:30pm 5th grade band instrument selection at Rudder MS

March 4: 3:15pm Solar cars, Coding Club, Strings

March 5: 8:00am Career Day, 3:15pm Student council, Cardboard Arcade, STEAM tem, Flight club

March 6: Spring Parties

March 9-13: Spring Break

March 16: 3:15pm Strings

March 17: 4:40pm 5th grade band instrument selection at Rudder MS

March 18: 3:15pm Solar cars, Coding Club, Strings

March 19:  3:15pm School advisory team meeting, STEAM tem, Flight club

March 20: Down Syndrome awareness day

March 23: 3:15pm Strings

March 24: Field trip to Morgan's Wonderland 2nd Grade

March 25: 8:00 Spring Pictures, 1:30pm 5th Grade Panoramic Picture, 3:15pm Solar Cars, Coding Club, Strings

March 26: 3rd Grade field trip to NISD Aquatics, 3:15pm Flight Club

March 27: End of 3rd Nine weeks, 5:00pm Barn Dance and Spring Carnival 

March 30: 3:15pm Stings


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