August 14, 2014 - 7:43am
The summer is coming to a close and the Thornton Staff is getting the school ready to start our 25th year. Here some important dates and reminders as the new school year approaches. [read more...]
July 24, 2014 - 9:47pm
Dear Thornton Texans,
I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself and share with you my excitement in recently being appointed the new principal of William J. Thornton Elementary School. The 2014-2015 school year is quickly approaching and I cannot wait to meet your children and you. The opportunity to serve as the principal at Thornton Elementary is a dream come true and I can’t wait for the first day of school to arrive.
March 19, 2014 - 3:04pm
We are rounding up all future Thornton Texans on Wednesday, April 9, from 4-6 p.m. In addition to registration, there will be tours of the campus and Kindergarten classrooms. [more]
February 7, 2014 - 5:09pm
Mark your calendars for Friday, February 28. It is the Thornton Annual Barn Dance! This year's theme is Shake, Rattle, and Barn Dance (50's). [more]
November 8, 2013 - 6:54am
"Can You Hear Me Now?" This catchy title and a well-written grant application landed music teacher, Mrs. ReNee Nadeau, a $750 NEF Grant. [more]
October 9, 2013 - 6:50pm
Approximately 80 families with 104 students attended Thornton's Family Math Night on October 8. Students and teachers enjoyed showing parents how to play some of the math games they play at school. Each student received a goody bag with a deck of cards and homework pass.
September 10, 2013 - 9:47pm
As NISD embarks on another school year, we are also looking at the future impact of thousands more children and the need for more schools and for upgrades to current ones. Part of the solution may be to have a School Bond Election in 2014. [more]
August 25, 2013 - 8:57pm
Teachers and staff have been working very hard the last few weeks to prepare for the 700+ students who will be coming to Thornton Elementary on Monday, August 26.
March 25, 2013 - 10:00pm
Thornton Educators of the Year, Debra Seaman (Educator of the Year) and Christine McDonald (New Educator of the Year), [Read more]