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Thornton Weekly Roundup: Week of March 23

Week of March 23rd


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%

Spirit Monday - Wild and Crazy Hair

This Monday we are inviting staff and students to post a video or picture of their craziest hairstyle. Click the following link to add your video or picture!


Next Spirit Monday will be wearing our House Shirts!

School Back In Session - Online

Parents, the school may be closed, but we are excited to be moving the learning online! Today teachers will begin assigning online activities for students through their google classroom. Please take the time today with your child to log in at to see their current assignments. This week we are focusing on helping students and parents to get online and engaged in the activities. If you have any difficulties, you can reach out to your child's teacher via Seesaw or email.

NISD Food Distribution

Northside ISD continues to work to meet the nutritional needs of students while schools are closed. Beginning Monday, March 23, grab-and-go breakfasts and hot lunches are available to children 18 years old and younger at 11 middle school sites.


The locations remain the same as last week but the service times and menu items have changed.


Distribution Sites: Hobby, Jones, Luna, Neff, Pease, Rayburn, Ross, Rudder, Stinson, Vale, and Zachry middle schools.


Distribution Dates: Monday, March 23 – Friday, April 3


Distribution Times: Breakfast 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. and Lunch 11 a.m. – 1p.m.


Process: Meals will be provided in each school’s bus loop. We prefer children are in the vehicle to ensure that they receive a meal.


Breakfast items include cereal, oatmeal bars, assorted muffins, toaster pastries, fresh fruit, juice, and milk.


Lunch items include pizza cheese sticks, corn dogs, chicken nuggets, burritos, and macaroni & cheese.


Last week, more than 94,000 meals were distributed in Northside ISD.

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