Thurston PTO

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    December 19th PTO Meeting Minutes

    Parking Video


    PTO Meeting (Jaunuar 16, 2018 at 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Library pizza and childcare provided)
    Walk to School Day; MOVIE NIGHT (January 19, 2018)
    Science Fair (January 25, 2018 6-7:30 pm)
    Early Release Day (January 31, 2018 @ 1:29pm)

    Save the Date

    Movie night: Friday January 19th at 7:00 PM (movie TBD) hosted by the Community Service Club. We are raising funds to replace the bridge in the Thurston Nature Center

    Chess Club Meeting Time Change

    Starting this week Chess Club meeting time has change to 8:20 a.m. instead of 8:10 a.m. This Thursday will be

    Preschool is collecting plastic milk jugs for a project after break. If you have empty ones laying around your house, please send them into the school or drop off at the preschool. Thank you in advance from the Thurston Preschool kids and staff!

    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.