Welcome to Thurston Middle School

Happy 2015!
Friday – March 6th – is an early release day.  School out at 12:15 pm

Weather Alert or Closure Information for Springfield School District –
click here:    Weather or Closure Info

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Library Book Fair is Coming!

Book Fair – March 6th – 13th
Students can view books before school, during student lunch time and after school – 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Family Night is March 12th – 6 pm to 8:30 pm.
We hope you can join us!

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Picture Day is Monday – March 2nd

Important Parent Information Below
Thurston Middle School
Picture Day: Monday, March 2
It’s easy to create your own package
Ordering online is quick, easy, and gives you a wide selection of choices:

  1. Go to mylifetouch.com.
  2. Create your own package with the sizes and quantities you want.
  3. Pay online and your order is complete!

Please note:  Pictures are required for all 8th Grade students.  Pictures are optional for 6th and 7th Grade students.

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Willamalane Dances

Willamalane only has three more dances left and would like to invite TMS students!

Here is the info:
Feb 27 @ Willamalane Center from 7:30-10 p.m.- $6 at the door.  Two50 membership card saves you a $1.
March  20 @ Willamalane Center from 7:30-10 p.m.- $6 at the door.  Two50 membership card saves you a $1.

Spring Prom
May 1 @ Willamalane Center from 7-10 pm
Tickets bought in advance are $10 each
Tickets bought at the door are $15 each
If you have any questions – please contact Jennifer Holland at Willamalane Park and Recreation District – ph 541-736-4502.

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Celebrate our Champions in Education!

It is 2015 ACE (A Champion in Education) Awards time and the website is now open for your nominations!

Could your school use $1,000? Do you know an amazing teacher, administrator, classified employee or volunteer? If you answered yes, head over to the ACE website  theaceawards.org  and nominate someone today! Nominations are due on Sunday, March 8th.    Check out this flyer – ACE Flyer 2015

Every complete nomination will garner recognition for the exceptional person who was nominated, and on April 28th during the ACE Awards ceremony, one Springfield nominee in each category will win a cash award of $1,000 to support education at his or her school.

Anyone can submit a nomination: employees, parents, student and community members. We all know employees and volunteers who make a difference for students every day, and this is a great way to recognize them.  NOTE:  Students can nominate their favorite staff member at their school.

The ACE Awards program is a collaboration among the Eugene, Bethel, and Springfield school districts and the Eugene and Springfield chambers of commerce to honor exceptional teachers, administrators, classified staff members, and volunteers from each school district.

We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to celebrate our Champions in Education and win a prize for your school!

If you have any questions, please contact Emerald Crafton at 541-726-3331.

Emerald Crafton
Administrative Secretary
Communications Department
Springfield Public Schools

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TMS Student Recognition and Honor Roll

Congratulations to all students who received a 3.5 GPA or Higher!!!  Please see the attached list for all students who achieved this honor.       TMS Honor Roll

TMS Tickets (Small Prize – $10.00 Subway Card)                                              Gregory Andersen, Natalie Hales, Jesnia Cardenas, Alexa Taylor, Katelyn Liles, Sydney Reichenberger, Camren Dyck, Savanna Hemple

FIRST Semester Awards:
TMS Tickets (Large Prize – $25.00 Amazon Card)
Bailey Grant and Maria Canizales

VFW Patriots Pen (November, 2014)
Marja Annus (1st Place, VFW Post 3965 – 1st Place, District)
Caitlyn Perkins (2nd Place, VFW Post 3965)
Christine Zakarian (3rd Place, VFW Post 3965)

Martin Luther King Student Contest Winners  
Keyairah Heston (2nd Place – Essay)
Sasha Palmer (3rd Place – Essay)
Cade Harmon (1st Place – Poetry)
Devon Laird & Francisco Gonzalez (1st Place – Poster)
Baily Reed, Brooklyn Burrell, Kaitlen Haas, Olivia Schmidt
(3rd Place – Poster)

TMS Geography Bee (January 28, 2015)
Everett Dowdy (1st Place)
Julian Lopez (2nd Place)
Mason Miller (3rd Place)

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Outdoor School – 6th Grade

In preparation for our upcoming 6th Grade Outdoor School – we will be posting regular updates here with information.

The entire 6th grade will be going on an overnight environmental studies trip. This trip
will take place at Grove Christian Camp near Cottage Grove on June 1 – June 3 for the 1st
group and June 3 – June 5 for the 2nd group.  Below are important forms for you to review and fill out.   Contact us with any questions you may have.

ODS 1st Session Permission 2015

ODS 2nd Session Permission 2015

ODS Directions-Map

Outdoor School Packing List 2015

Outdoor School Health Form

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