Thurston PTO

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    April 17th PTO Meeting Minutes

    Parking Video


    Pizza Night @ Little Caesar’s (April 10, 2018)
    PTO Meeting (April 17, 2018 at 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Library pizza and childcare provided)
    Thurston Nature Center Work Day 9-12 (April 21st & 22nd, 2018)
    Earth Week (April 23-27, 2018)
    International Night (May 4, 2018)
    NO SCHOOL (May 8 (Tuesday), 2018)
    Half Day (May 23rd, 2018 at 1:29 p.m.)

    Bottle Drive

    Thurston Nature Center Bridge Needs Your Help! The Community Service Club will be doing a bottle drive for the next few months to raise money to repair the bridge. Bring your empty bottles and cans with the $0.10 deposit sign and leave them in the box by the front office. We will deposit the bottles and put the money toward repairing the bridge.

    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

    Thurston Gardening

    If you are interested in helping a team of parents care for some of the garden beds around Thurston, please contact Amy Sonntag at

    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.