This Week. . .

  • Parents please make sure to fill out your Financial Information Form – Our school funding depends on it.
  • NWEA Testing Continues
  • 8th Grade – Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund Assembly 8:30AM 9/28

Attendance Notes

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Bus Notes

Please click this link if your child will not be riding the bus today. (Please make all change requests before noon to ensure that your child receives the message.)

Student Notes

Please click this link to relay a message to your child during the school day. (i.e. early dismissal, change in pick-up procedure, etc.)


Thorp Scholastic Academy exists because you believe in us. Our parents and students trust that the learning experiences at Thorp will be more innovative, engaging, and relevant in preparing students for a successful future than at other Chicago schools.

Click here to view the latest Eagle News broadcast, the only elementary school news network in Chicago, created by kids and for kids! You can also follow the link to view more info related to Thorp TV. If you do not see the Youtube Video above click here.


Each week Mr. Toledo shares with the Thorp family the latest news and events. Please read and subscribe to our Friday Letter by clicking the picture above. All Friday Letters are linked here.

CPS News & Email

The Thorp After-Care Program is still available for the 2016-17 school year. Click here to learn more and reserve your spot.


Friends of Thorp is an independent, non-profit fundraising organization whose sole mission is to raise money to support O.A. Thorp Scholastic Academy, its students and staff.  Membership consists of all Thorp families and friends committed to supporting the fundraising efforts needed to sustain vital programs at Thorp. There are no membership fees – everyone is a Friend of Thorp! Please click here to visit the FoT Page.


The O.A. Thorp PTA is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is guided by an approved set of bylaws. We are a community-wide volunteer organization dedicated to the welfare of children and youth in the home, school, and community. Click here to access the Thorp PTA site.


Our goal is to expose as many Thorp students as possible to the wonderful array of Chicago theatre. Through group ticketing and by making contacts with Chicago theatre organizations, we can arrange reasonably priced theatre experiences. Click here to visit the TLT page!

Thorp News

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Reading And Writing
Reading and Writing

Each week for reading, we focus on one main book. (Don't worry...we read others)! While reading our book throughout the week, we keep in mind our essential questions. Essential questions help us learn about the story and different elements about…

Week 3
Week 3

Everyday we start school by having morning meeting. During morning meeting students learn about the calendar. (Day, month, number and year). We also count the days in school using base 10 blocks and using coins! We count from 1-40 and…

Welcome Back!
Welcome Back!

For homework updates and other news, please visit our Google Classroom page: Group A 7th Grade: Group B 7th Grade: Group C 8th Grade:

Welcome To 5th And 6th Grades!
Welcome to 5th and 6th Grades!

Here are the open house documents from Wednesday night.  It was fabulous seeing and meeting so many of you. [pdf-embedder url="" title="Welcome to 5th and 6th Grades"]   [pdf-embedder url="" title="Expectations Letter 5th-6th 2016-2017"]

NWEA Math National Attainment

CPS Level Ranking


NWEA Reading National Attainment