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    8th Grade Promotion Ceremony

    Wednesday, June 22, 2022

    at High School North

    The rain date is scheduled for Friday, June 24th

    Time: 1:30 PM


    Thorne Middle School will be hosting an Orientation Night for the parents of incoming 6th grade students on Tuesday, May 31st , beginning at 6:30 PM. Please click here for more information.

    Click here for the presentation on Course offerings, Pathways, and Academies. The presentation contains the links to the applications. The Arts Academy application will remain open until January 28, 2022 (auditions will be late February / early March) and the Pathways application will close April 22, 2022.



    2021 -2022 School Community Information 

    Veterans Day 2021: We will never forget the brave men and women who have sacrificed so much to keep our country safe, preserve our freedom, and maintain our way of life. Please see our Virtual Veterans Day Ceremony linked below and the attached picture. Today we honor and remember those who have served. 

    Thorne Middle School's Virtual Veterans Day 2021

    Click here for a video that will show you some clips of our school and help you with some questions about lockers, drop off and the cafeteria! 


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2021-2022 School Year Information

Title 1

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    Title I Annual Parent Meeting

    October 7, 2021 @ 4:30 PM

    Thorne Middle School Cafeteria

    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 1 Information 2021-2022 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: Mrs. Christina McQuillan: x7708

    7th Grade: Ms. Chelsea Kacmarsky: x7706

    8th Grade: Mr. Cory Tirpack: x7707 

    Follow us on Twitter: @ThorneGuidance


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

    Dr. Kabay: x7779
    Mrs. Wagner: x7718
    Ms. Frees: x7717
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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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