Thoreau MS PTA Website

2020-21 PTA Board Elected

Please congratulate and thank the following individuals who were elected at the May 26 PTA meeting to serve as our 2020-21 PTA Board:

President – Andrea Kramer
Vice President – Cindy Weinberg
Secretary – Chris Torregrossa

We continue to seek a treasurer.  We cannot implement our programs for Thoreau’s students, families, and staff without one.  If you can balance your checkbook, you are capable, so please don’t be intimidated!  Contact Andrea Kramer with questions or interest.

2020-21 PTA Volunteers Needed

The PTA will need volunteers to chair or co-chair several of our activities in the coming 2020-21 school year.  Are you looking for a way to get involved at Thoreau, meet more families and staff members, and contribute to our community?  Volunteers are needed to help organize or oversee the following:

  • Membership
  • Newsletter
  • Hospitality (staff appreciation)
  • 8th Grade Party
  • Dining for Dollars

For questions or inquiries, please contact PTA President Andrea Kramer.

Thanks to Our Volunteers!

2019-20 was an eventful year, and so many Thoreau families stepped up to help our community.  The PTA thanked and honored its many amazing volunteers at our final PTA meeting of the 2019-20 school year.  Please check out these presentation slides from the virtual PTA meeting.

Commemorative Courtyard Bricks

Help pave the future of Thoreau with your purchase of a commemorative brick!  Previously purchased bricks and new orders will be installed this Spring in the school’s newer courtyard, as per the update provided at January’s PTA meeting.  Each brick costs $50 and provides up to 3 lines of text for families to honor a Thoreau student, teacher, or staff member.  Proceeds support the PTA’s Campus Campaign that helps Thoreau Middle School obtain important classroom, technology, and other needs.

Order Form

Box Tops Going Electronic

These new Box Tops are appearing on more of your favorite items.  You won’t be able to clip and send this style into school, but instead need to download the Box Tops for Education app to your phone to submit Box Tops electronically.  If you haven’t done so, please download and setup the app to designate credit going to Thoreau, and start scanning your grocery receipts.

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