Thrasher Chess Team Heads to State Tournament

Thrasher’s Primary Chess Team earned 3rd place in our region, and our Elementary Chess Team earned 2nd place. That qualified both teams to compete at the State level in Crossville, TN. (The Stone family even cut their spring break vacation short to get Julia to the tournament!) Good job, […]

Volunteer at Dash ‘n’ Bash for Thrasher!

Thrasher supports MEF because MEF supports Thrasher. MEF raises funds for the mountain schools so we don’t have to sell wrapping paper or popcorn. Not only do we hope that you support Thrasher through MEF financially, we hope you will volunteer (and wear a Thrasher T-shirt if you […]

Chess Teams go to State!

Both our Primary and Elementary teams won trophies in the regional competitions located in Athens, TN. Now, both teams will compete at the state level at the end of March! Tell them “Good job” and wish them luck! Thanks to Mr. Cheal and Mr. Kodsi for volunteering their […]

SM Police Serve & Protect Thrasher

We are so grateful for the Signal Mountain Police. Officers Coulter, Gunter, Siler, Kennedy, and Foster routinely check in on us and advise us on increasing safety at Thrasher. This morning, we recognized Officer Gunter with a Panther Pride award. Later in the day, Officer Coulter revisited a fourth […]

What Stems from STEM

Mrs. Mies has had several and various groups of students busy lately working in and out of the STEM lab. She and Mrs. Johnson helped Mrs. Sutton revitalize the rain garden (with $1000 in donated plants!) Not only that, she had Mrs. Spino’s fifth graders bring the keyhole […]

Collaboration

First, you’ve got to watch this video. I promise, it’s short, it’s entertaining, and you won’t regret it. (Watch it to the end; in the age of testing madness, there are some really fantastic ideas that emerge in this presentation.) Then, imagine our delight when we walked into Mrs. […]

3D Printing

You know what’s exciting? Initiative. As in, several 5th grade girls approached Mrs. Mies, the STEM Lab teacher, and asked if they could start a girls’ after-school 3D-Printing Club. Mrs. Mies, who already spends tons of personal time on school-related work, said yes. It turns out, 3D printing is […]