Welcome to Thurston Middle School

6300 Thurston Road, Springfield, OR 97478
Ph:  541-744-6368     Fax 541-744-6372

Attendance Hotline – 541-744-6371

Please check out our events calendar on our Upcoming Events page.

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Inclement Weather Alert or Closure Information for Springfield School District –
click here for complete details/information:    Weather or Closure Info

If we are experiencing inclement weather (snow/ice) click link below for quick info from Flash Alert to see if school is open today –  the District will determine this and post by 6:30 a.m.

School Closure Information

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Believe Fundraiser Prize Winners

Congrats to the below students who were the winners in the drawing held for the Believe Fundraiser prizes!

Winners (left to right) Cole, Rylee, Lucas, Camron

Winners (left to right)
Cole, Rylee, Lucas, Camron

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Holiday Tree purchases will help our school!

PTSA Holiday Fundraiser!


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TMS Food Drive

Thurston Middle School students will have the opportunity to participate in our annual TMS Food Drive – December 2nd through December 11th.  We will have classroom competitions to see who can bring the most food items!  More details still to come!


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December Band Concerts

Please join us in December for our Band & Orchestra Concerts. 


Mr. Woodford and his talented students would love to perform for family, friends, staff and fellow students!

December 10th – 6th Grade Band & Orchestra Concert – Cafeteria at 7:00 p.m.

December 17th – 7th & 8th Grade Band & Orchestra Concert – Cafeteria at 7:00 p.m.

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Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

The Holiday Craft Faire, which is produced by the Choirs at Thurston High School, will be held (as always) on the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving (11/27-28).  The Holiday Craft Faire features over 100 Craft Vendors selling Hand-Crafted Items, plus Door Prizes, Concessions, and a Movie Room for the Kids!

Admission is FREE to this event.  Call 744-5141 for info.

2015 Craft Faire


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TMS Gear for Sale!

Our TMS PTSA is selling cool gear to wear!  Sweatshirts ($20), T-shirts ($10) and Sweatpants ($15) are available for purchase.  You can preview the items in the showcase at the front entrance.  All items are available in red, black or gray.  You can fill out the attached form and get your order form with your money in to the front office by November 20th.

Order form:



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Veterans Day Assembly / Hats on for Vets Update

Description: An event where students can wear a hat during the school day for .50 cents each day. All proceeds benefit our Veterans at the Local VFW Post 3965. This event precedes our Annual Veterans Day assembly on November 10, 2015
End Date: 11/4/15

UPDATE – We were able to raise and donate $450.00 to our Local VFW Post 3965!

Check out this link for great pictures of our Veterans Assembly and other Celebrations around our District:

Veterans Day Celebrations

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Bike Safety!

Mrs. Raschio’s 6th Grade PE classes are out enjoying the sunny fall days and learning how to safely ride bicycles.  Thanks to Willamalane staff for helping our students learn safety and have fun!!!P1020766



















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TMS After School Club

Thurston Middle School will be having After-School Clubs beginning on October 21. Clubs will be held every third week on Wednesdays (dates are on our Event Calendar on our Upcoming Events page). Students can check out Club options during lunch! You can make jewelry, play chess, practice corn hole, hang out with friends, or talk Oregon Duck sports! Sign up at lunch! Don’t miss out!!!

Note:  Two new clubs have been added – Guy’s Group and Running Club!

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Battle of the Books is here!!!!

2015-2016-TMS OBOB LogoOregon Battle of the Books is here!!!

Students can sign up in the library now and begin reading great books!   Then form a TEAM and get ready to BATTLE!!!   Please sign up by October 30th.  Information and a detailed list of books can be found here on this link:  2015-2016 TMS OBOB Overview(1)

 Special thanks to our wonderful OBOB Coordinator – Michelle Cordon!


The Nerds Strike Back – 8th Grade
Reilly G, Kyle C, Tyler J, Andy C, Christopher N

The Smarties – 8th Grade
Eliana W,  Lydia B, Ally W, Tara V, Michaela B

Sirius – 8th Grade
Alex C, Zach J, Aidan L, Jules B

The Crazy Dingos – 8th Grade
Kaeli H, Kaylynn K, Brittany H, Katie S, Payton B

MLG Quikskoperz – 8th Grade
Jakob B, Ryan B, Justin B, Jayden G

McDonald Trumps – 8th Grade
Calvin R, Carson H, Colby H, Braden R, Santino S

The Legendary Savages – 8th Grade
Asha O, Carson D, Cade C, Kyle C, Grant S

CATAC – 8th Grade
Corrina C, Torry K, Chase P, Andrew M

The Reading People – 8th Grade
Heidi E, Hailey S, Mia D, Jacob S, Gabe R

Team Tree – 7th Grade
Allison B, Emily B, Megan M, Jules A, Jordyn T

The 7th Sparkle – 7th Grade
Abby R, Elizabeth S, Abbi B, Kiersten S

Faz Bear Band – 7th Grade
Albert P, Adam A, Dylan I, Julianna G, Jayden R

The Greek Gods – 7th Grade
Aidan J, Braden I, Kaleigh J, Isaac T

#Those People – 7th Grade
Hailie M, Bryndal O, Gavin L, Dayna W, Jordan M

Thurston Tryhards – 7th Grade
Brian J, Kadin W, Aiden H, Dakota M, Duncan H

Roger Dodgers – 7th Grade
Shane S, Levi T, Camren D, Hunter P

Books of Life – 6th Grade
Dylan S, Madelyn B, Ellycia M, Palmer W

Lords of the Books – 6th Grade
JJ J, Jadin G, Madelynne K, Bailey W

25C23TPuzzles23S7C  AKA: Puzzles – 6th Grade
Natasha C, Courtney T, Hannah S, Quealey C, Sierra T

Backstreet Boyz – 6th Grade
Kale P, Micah M, Gus B, Gavin K, Grayson S

Fill in the Blank – 6th Grade
Logan W, Taylor B, Luke F, Rylan K, Jeanette G

Reading Donuts – 6th Grade
Peter K, Paxtynn R, Duncan T, Madelynn H, Grace D

The Whips – 6th Grade
Alexis R, Abby O, Payshynce O, Trinity M

The Pink Donuts – 6th Grade
Alexa M, Katie M, Sawyer T, Kate P, Sara W

Rage Gamers – 6th Grade
Alex J, Andrew M, Nicholas L, Tristan B

Crazy Ladies – 6th Grade
Haylee F, Kayla L, Averie S, Taylor H

The Karate Raptors of History – 6th Grade
Izyk B, Destiny H, CJ P, Arden D, Shanita H

KESK – 6th Grade
Seth M, Elijah W, Kyler E, Killian F, Kalista D

Atomic Readers – 6th Grade
Conner C, Emily V, James L, Nathaniel G


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