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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

25Mar 20

Tips for Thorp Parents

Hi everyone, We know how challenging it has been trying to establish learning expectations and routines while your children are at home. We are going to be posting your questions…

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15Mar 20

Thorp COVID-19 Action Plan

Parents, students and staff this page will get updated on a regular basis as we work through the current school closing. Please click to read our Thorp COVID-19 Action Plan…

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15Mar 20

Additional CPS Learning Packets

Thorp parents and students, most of you will be receiving your work from your classroom teachers. If you have friends and family members who may not be part of our…

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15Mar 20

District Response to Coronavirus (COVID19)

District Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) March 13, 2020 - Dear CPS Parents, Families, and Staff, The past several weeks have been difficult as we’ve watched the COVID-19 health crisis impact countries…

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