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“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

Diverse Needs Committee

Parent Teacher Association

Local School Council

Thorp Loves Theatre

Principal Posts

20May 20

Vital Information

Dear New Members of the Thorp Family, Welcome to Thorp Academy! We would like to congratulate you on being selected in the CPS lottery process. As the principal of Thorp…

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28Apr 20

Parent Training Session

Please join us at meet.google.com and enter "thorplessons" as the Meeting Code. You can join our Parent Google Classroom by entering the code: "q2kssgg" under your Google Classroom account. Puede…

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24Apr 20

CPS School Closing FAQ

Visit the the CPS COVID-19 site for more answers. Do you have a question that should appear on our FAQ? Share it with us by filling out the Question for…

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08Apr 20

O.A. Thorp Town Hall Meetings

Parents this is where we are posting the videos for our town hall meetings. LSC Meeting 05.13.2020: 2020-21 Budget Meeting and CIWP Proposal. Town Hall 05.06.2020: Today's Town Hall is…

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