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  • Wreaths Across America

    During the week of 12/5-12/9 we are asking staff, students, and the community to donate $1.00. All donations collected will be donated to the Wreaths Across America Organization on behalf of the Middletown Township School District.


    Thorne Middle School has the honor of the Wreaths Across America Convoy visiting on December 14th. In keeping with its mission to Remember our fallen U.S. Veterans, Honor those who serve, and Teach our children the value of freedom, Wreaths Across America will be making its annual trek from Maine to Arlington National Cemetery. Approximately 70,000 wreaths will be in tow when the convoy makes a stop at Thorne Middle School, one of only four stops in the state of New Jersey, to honor our community’s military veterans, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service. The school, named for Medal of Honor recipient Corporal Horace “Bud” Thorne, will host the convoy for the third time, having previously received the honor in 2013 and 2019.


    Wreaths Across America relies on donations.  We would like to make a donation on behalf of the entire Middletown Township School District.  Jars will be available in the main office of our school for staff, students, and community members to make donations.  Larger donations can be sent to Thorne Middle School’s main office with checks made out to Wreaths Across America. We will be collecting donations from Monday, December 5th through Friday, December 9th. Please see the attachment for more information about Wreaths Across America.


    Mrs. Hallard - Thorne Teacher of the Year! 




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Title 1

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  • What is Title 1

    Title I Annual Parent Meeting

    Date: October 11, 2022 at 6:30 PM


    Please join us as we provide information to parents about Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).  Title I is the federal program that allocates funding to local school districts to improve the academic achievement of low performing students, particularly in English Language Arts and/ or Math. At this meeting, we will talk about our Title I program in addition to the following items:

    • How your child was identified for Title I services
    • The assessments we use and what they mean
    • How we will help your child meet state proficiency goals
    • Activities that you can do at home to help your child succeed
    • How you can be involved in the Title I program at school
    • District and School-Level Parental Involvement Policies
    • School-Parent Compact


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  • Title I Information for the 2022-2023 School Year

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  • Thorne Guidance Counselors, Case Managers, SAC & Nurse are here to support you during the school year. We are available during normal school hours (7:50AM-2:45PM). Please reach out via email with any questions or concerns that you may have.

    Guidance Counselors can be reached via e-mail or at the following extensions:

    6th Grade: Mr. Cory x7707 

    7th Grade: Mrs. Christina McQuillan: x7708

    8th Grade: Ms. Chelsea Kacmarsky: x7706


    Follow us on Twitter: @ThorneGuidance


    Child Study Team can be reached via e-mail or at the following extensions

    Mrs. Wagner: x7718
    Ms. Frees: x7717
    Dr. Kabay: x7779
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District Mission Statement and Beliefs


    The Middletown Township Public School District, in partnership with our resourceful and
    historically rich community, provides students with a rigorous and relevant education,
    rooted in the New Jersey Student Learning Standards, motivating them to recognize
    and develop their full potential as responsible citizens, contributing to an ever-evolving
    global society. 



    We believe we must function as a united community to...

    1. Meet every student’s unique and individual needs, in a safe and nurturing
    educational environment.

    2. Prepare students for innovative opportunities in a rapidly evolving global society,
    in which technology is integral.

    3. Inspire, engage, and challenge students and staff to make the commitment to
    become lifelong learners, both within and beyond the classroom walls.

    4. Provide all students equitable opportunities for personal development by
    maintaining progressive resources.

    5. Support the success of our children, who are our future.

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