“Family is the first school for young children, and parents are powerful models.”
– Alice Sterling Honig

Welcome Parents!

Welcome to the OA Thorp Parents’ page, where everything you might need to know about Thorp is at your fingertips. Part of what makes Thorp such a strong community is the consistent level of participation of parents and volunteers. There are many ways to get involved at Thorp, such as joining a parent group or a board. Click on the icons below to learn more about four options for volunteering – Friends of Thorp (FOT), the Parent Teacher Association (PTA), the Local School Council (LSC), and Thorp Loves Theatre. Get involved! It’s fun and will ensure Thorp remains a wonderful place for our kids.

Parent Organizations

Friends of Thorp


Parent Teacher Association


Local School Council


Thorp Loves Theatre


Principal Posts

08Mar 18

Battle of the Books News

Dear Families of Battle of the Books Members, Thank you for encouraging your child to participate in the literacy program of the year – the CPS Elementary Battle of the Books…

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06Mar 18

LSC Elections 2018

On Monday, March 19th at 6:00PM we will be holding a candidate forum for LSC Candidates to speak. We hope to once again post candidate videos on this site. Thorp parents…

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13Feb 18

100 Year Celebration

Parents -  We are having a 100 Celebration Drawing Contest.  The winning sketch will be used on our logo to celebrate 100 years! All drawings must be submitted by Friday,…

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