Thurston PTO

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  • For upcoming events and news READ the latest Heron Happenings.

    September 11th PTO Meeting Minutes

    Parking Video


    PTO Meeting (October 16, 2018 at 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Library pizza and childcare provided)
    Walk to School Day (October 19, 2018 )
    Early Release Day (October 24, 2018 @ 1:29pm)
    Picture Retakes (October 25, 2018)
    Halloween Parage (October 31, 2018)

    Haven's Selfie Challenge Sept. 21-Oct. 21
    Haven's Selfie Challenge


    A person is needed to head the care of Thurston's flower beds, Heron & Turtle Rain Gardens, vegetable garden and keep an eye out for play ground equipment and ground safety concerns. Tools will be provided by the Nature Center. Moneys for project are part of the PTO budget. A seasonal document for areas needing attention is available upon request. examples of work that will need done include: weeding, trimming, cleaning around inlets in rain gardens, mulching, keeping an eye on playground mulch levels, sandbox & fields for holes and watering new plants/trees. If you are interested in any of these positions, please email our PTO at

    Box Tops

    Thurston families please keep saving your "Box Tops." We will start up our weekly contest with the classes in the next few weeks. If you haven't checked out the "Box Tops App" take a look at it on your smartphones, many ways to get "Bonus Box Tops" for our school for the things you already buy.Box Tops If you aren't sure about "Box Tops" go to and you can find a complete list of all the participating items. Also, they have monthly contests for our school to try to win extra box tops.

    Art Room News

    As we approach the end of the school year, please send in paper grocery bags with handles. Each student will make an art portfolio to take their art home!

    Students in grades preschool-5th are excited to share what they are learning. Please visit to see photos of their most recent creations. Thank you, -- Amanda Wyse

    The Thurston Directory is Online

    Please contact the front office if you have misplaced your login information and/or password.

    Below is the link to both the online and mobile directory:

    Online login here:

    Store Fundraising

    Start earning money for Thurston Elementary while doing your regular shopping! A few minutes of your time can earn hundreds of dollars at no cost to you.

    If you shop at, Kroger, Busch's, Arbor Farms or Shutterfly you can follow the steps listed.