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Thank You, Students & PTA!

The PTA set up an “Appreciation Station” at recess, and kids volunteered to write thank you notes to teachers, staff, cafeteria ladies, and even the administration! All the notes were bagged, tagged, and hung on a tree in the lobby on Tuesday, which also happened to be the […]

Project-Based Learning: 5th Grade

If you didn’t come out to McCoy Farm on Nov. 2nd, then you missed more than a school project; you missed a community event! These fifth-graders researched historical people from the antebellum and civil war era and created an astonishingly good living history museum at the McCoy Farm.

Project-Based Learning: Kindergarten

Kindergarten’s Pow-Wow Day was another smashing success! Students learned about life in Native America over the course of a couple weeks through literature and classroom lessons. Then came the culminating project: Pow-Wow Day. Students ground corn, participated in spear-throwing games, and hunted the mighty buffalo among other actions. […]

Panther Parent #11

Panther Parents November 5 Dear Parents! We can’t believe it’s November already. It was so good to see you at the Monster Mash & Family Bash, the costume parade, and the classroom celebrations. And through it all, high levels of teaching and learning keep right on happening! Important […]

Thrasher Recognized for Excellence

Thrasher is a Tennessee Reward School for both Performance and Progress. That means Thrasher students performed in the top 5% for achievement and the top 5% for growth in the state of Tennessee. AND, Thrasher is the ONLY Hamilton County Schools to earn both designations! Way to go, […]

Arbor Day

A big thank you to Noah Long and his army of volunteers for running another successful tree planting this past week for Arbor Day! These red bud trees will be gorgeous as they grow!  

Our 10-Acre Classroom

Our ten-acre classroom continues to grow and improve. Student council recently purchased several outdoor easels that are permanently installed. Alex Moore, Eagle Scout of Troop 116, is building and installing more benches near the pond. We have plans to build a second pavilion near the pond as well! […]

Back In Up Front

Recently, we suggested to parents and faculty that our dismissal could be safer if everyone backed in to the front spaces. You all listened and took the safety of our children seriously. Thank you! We will be rolling out a broader dismissal plan soon. We’ll have signs to […]