Panther Parent #10

Panther Parents October 22 Dear Parents! Thrasher is a Tennessee Reward School for both Performance and Progress. It is rare for a school to earn both designations. That means Thrasher students performed in the top 5% for achievement and the top 5% for growth in the state of […]

Panther Parent #07

Panther Parent October 15 We hope you had a great fall break with your family! We’re ready to get back to teaching and learning. At Thrasher, we believe high expectations honors children. We strive to balance an academically vigorous education with play, strong relationships, and regular ol’ happiness. […]

Panther Parent #06

Panther Parents October 4 It’s beautiful outside; go play in the yard! Important Dates Oct. 5 Parent Portal will close (PowerSchool) Oct. 6 No School for Students October 6 – 15: Fall Break Oct. 16 School resumes Oct. 19 Open House PowerSchool Grades and report cards for third […]

Panther Parent #05

Panther Parents September 24 By all accounts, the Celebration for Education was a resounding success! Thank you to the teachers and families who volunteered and/or attended this event! Important Dates Sept. 26 Fire Drill Sept. 27 Fall Pictures (Picture Day) Sept. 28 Cross Country Oct. 3 2nd Grade […]

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 […]

Our 10-Acre Classroom

Thrasher is fortunate to be situated in a neighborhood and on ten gorgeous acres. As we teach the children of our neighbors, we are not bound by the four walls of a classroom. Our “10-Acre Classroom” has a pond, the beginnings of a nature trail, a bridge, a […]

Homecoming Parade Fun

What a great community Signal Mountain is! We enjoyed taking part in the Homecoming parade along with Nolan, SMMHS, and others invested in the community. We send an extra-special thank you to the Borders family, the Corn family, the Tate family, and the Holland family for building and […]

Panther Parent #04

Panther Parents September 16 You may have heard that Thrasher’s float in the Homecoming parade won “Best in Show”. Thank you to the Borders family, the Corn family, the Tate family, and the Holland family for building a float that represents the whole Thrasher family! Important Dates Sept. […]

Panther Parent #03

Panther Parents September 12 We’ve had a smooth start to school! And, for some good news, scroll down for an announcement about Thrasher’s growth score. Important Dates   ·       Sept. 14       Cross Country ·       Sept. 14       Homecoming Parade ·       Sept. 21       Cross Country ·       Sept. 23       Celebration […]


The name of the game lately has been “Engagement”. The HCDE motto last year and this is: “Engage Every Child Every Day” Engagement is certainly our focus. Thrasher has traditionally been a hands-on school. People don’t learn to ride bikes by doing bicycle worksheets. They learn to ride bikes […]