is a pretty busy place. The best way to stay connected and
make new friends is to get involved in the many activities
that happen during the year. Pay attention to the morning
announcements and the Thorne News so you'll be "In The
Be part of the group that makes things happen at
Thorne. Our students have planned many of the fun activities
that happen all year.
of our dances are held in the cafeteria. Some are right after school and others are in the evening.
The cost of a ticket is $5.00. At the dance we sell
soda for $.50, and pizza and candy for $1.00. At each dance we
collect items for “Middletown Helps Its Own”.
If you bring an item to the dance you will receive a ticket
for a free soda.
September’s item is SOCKS
December’s item is GLOVES
March’s item is SOUP
May’s item is CHAPSTICK
Moderators: Mrs. Knouse and Mrs. Dainty
Drug and alcohol awareness and anti bullying are
some of the focus points of this very popular club.
Moderators: Mrs. Wessels
The Walking Club is available to all 6th 7th and
8th grade students who would like to get a little exercise
and learn ways to stay physically active all year long.
We meet one day a week for one hour and walk along the fields
of Thorne, if the weather is inclement we walk through the
halls of Thorne. Everyone is welcome to join at any time
during the year, they should see Mrs. Korz for a permission
slip in order to participate.
Moderator: Mrs. Korz
The math club will start meeting on Thursday, September
24. All students are welcome. If they are involved in a
sport they can come when the sport has ended its season.
We will be playing games, participating in contests, and
are planning a Pizza Pi day as an afternoon activity/fundraiser.
We hope to have math games, puzzles, videos, a contest to
see which student can name the most digits of the number
pi and of course pizza. Students should listen to announcements
and look for flyers for meetings. The meetings will be on
Thursdays every other week.
Moderator: Mrs. Teel
We meet 1 to 2 times per month in room 129, in the
morning before school. Yearbook is open to all students in
who participate in the Yearbook Club will have direct involvement
in the creation of the Thorne yearbook, The Pride. Members
will assist in taking photos of the activities around the
building in addition to organizing and planning layouts using
an online computer assisted software provided by Jostens.
Moderator: Mrs. Connelly
Boys and Girls cross country starts early in September and
is open to 6th, 7th and 8th graders.
In order to practice you must have:
Practice begins September 8th from 2:45 pm to 4:30 pm. Practices
are Monday through Friday. The first meet is September 22
and the last meet is October 16.
Coaches: Mr. Gerritsen and Mrs. Korz
The Thorne boy’s soccer team is a fall sport (September and
October) for 7th and 8th grade students.
Tryouts and practices will start immediately after school
until 4:30 pm.
All forms must be completed and submitted to Mrs. Nolan, the
school nurse, before trying out.
Please see the coach, Mr. Gibbons in room 112, for all forms
or look to the district website.
Coaches: Mr. Gibbons - boys and Mr. Bayers - girls
FieldHockey try-outs begin September from 3:00-5:00pm
Hand in all paperwork to Mrs. Nolan the school nurse:
All athletes will not be able to participate in tryouts if
all paperwork is not in.
Athletes will need the following items for try-outs:
Any questions ??? email Coach Hallard at HallardN@middletownk12.org
Coach: Mrs. Hallard
Starts in December and is open to 7th and 8th grade boys
Tryouts start in early November and is open to boys and girls
in the 7th and 8th grades.
Coach: Mrs. Wessels
Starts in November and is open to boys in the 6th, 7th and
Open to boys and girls in the 7th and 8th grades.