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 Welcome to the Thornebrooke PTO website! We are glad you are here. Please take a few moments to review all the helpful information about exciting Thornebrooke PTO events, membership opportunities, and order new Spirit Wear shirts for the entire family.


What does the TES PTO Support?

A donation to the Thornebrooke PTO goes a long way!
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Becoming a member DOES NOT obligate you to volunteer attend any meetings, it is just a simple and quick way to financially support Thornebrooke

Click HERE to learn more!


2019 – 2020 Spirit Wear!

Click HERE for printable order form

New 2019~2020 Kindness Shirts

*Benefits ESE Program

Click HERE for printable order form


School supply pack sales have ended.

Click HERE to view all 2019-2020 supply lists


Thanks to your support, students will get a break from the heat while playing on the blue playground! Our new sunshade has been installed! Great to see our fundraising dollars at work!


2019 – 2020
Sunshine State Young Readers Award Books

Grades 3-5 Book List                                                     Grades 1-2 Book List


ADOPT AN ISLAND

Click HERE to Adopt NOW!

Help make our school more beautiful!  Sign up to ADOPT AN ISLAND in the parking lot area.  Your family’s name will be put on a sign to show off the island(s) you care for!  You’ll be in charge of your plot of land over the summer & through the 2019-2020 school year.  An excellent way to spend family time & celebrate Earth Day!

Duties for adoption are: keep island(s) weeded, water any plants during their initial planting stage (may need to bring a bucket of water every few days for a few weeks!), keep trash picked up, trim & clean up dead branches etc, and any additional measures you’d like to take including planting new-drought tolerant plants, new mulch, etc!

Click HERE to Adopt NOW!


Interested in getting more involved? Email the PTO at ThornebrookeElementaryPTO@gmail.com.


Thanks to your donations to the PTO – we have updated our basketball and 4-square courts!



NOW OPEN for PLAYING!!!

View the Ribbon Cutting HERE!

Thank you to every single parent, family member, community partner, student, and faculty and staff member who generously volunteered and participated in our PTO fundraising to make the new playground a reality. Together we are and will continue to support and strengthen our school and community.


AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to supportThornebrooke every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to TES. Look for the AmazonSmile logo when selecting items (not all items are eligible).


Nominate a teacher or staff member for the Big Barracuda of the Month Award

Which teacher or staff member has made a difference in your life? Please nominate this outstanding individual. Nomination forms are available at the front desk or here. The winner will be announced on the news, have his/her picture posted in the lobby, & will receive a special parking spot and gift card.


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Attention Volunteers 

OCPS Volunteer Management Website

Per OCPS policy in order to volunteer at Thornebrooke in any capacity (in the classroom, media, book fair, teach-in, field trips, Barracuda Fun Run, field day, class parties, holiday centers etc.) you MUST first be ADDitions approved. ADDitions is a district-wide program that OCPS uses for every volunteer at every school to perform background checks, manage volunteer opportunities and record volunteer hours for the safety and security of all of our children.

Offering to volunteer in the classroom or responding to a sign-up genius for a teacher is not enough. Teachers are not always aware which parents are ADDitions approved and you will not be allowed into the building to volunteer unless you are ADDitions approved.  On-line registration is easy, however approval can take up to 4 WEEKS! This application must also be renewed EACH year by EVERY volunteer! Detailed instructions are attached. Please click HERE to get started.

Also, please review the OCPS volunteer policies and guidelines listed below.

Siblings:
Volunteers are NOT allowed to bring anyone, including younger OR older children to accompany them while volunteering at the school or on field trips.

Parking:
Do not park in any reserved parking spaces or in front of the school and do not block the afternoon car-line route.

Signing-In:
Sign In and Out at the front desk computers. (These hours help TES qualify for the Golden and Five-Star Awards and are used in grant applications!)
* Volunteers MUST remember their user name & password to log in – the TES front desk staff does NOT have access to this information.
* Volunteers MUST also check in with the front desk staff and wear a name-tag at ALL times.
* If your application has been approved and you cannot log into the Thornebrooke computers, please log in from home and select volunteer opportunities at Thornebrooke.

Thank you for helping keep all our children safe!


AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to supportThornebrooke every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to TES. Look for the AmazonSmile logo when selecting items (not all items are eligible).


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