PTO Blast – Week of May 20th

4th Grade Send Off – Monday!

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The 4th Grade Send-Off Party is on Monday, May 20th. We are excited for all of the 4th Grade Students to celebrate with a day of FUN at YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin! After the camp activities, the celebration will continue back at school with a special treat from Culver’s on the playground. Congratulations to Thornapple’s Class of 2027!

Walk-A-Thon – THIS WEEK!!! – Thursday, May 23

(Rain date: Friday, May 24)

  • Turn in your PERSONALIZED or JOKE SIGN Requests!!
  • General donations can be sent via check (payable to Thornapple PTO) or thru PayPal:
  • There are still some volunteer spots open.

Please visit: to sign up.

  • Walk starts at 1:30 (come and walk with your kids!!*)

*You must turn in a volunteer form to the office

PRIOR TO THE WALK in order to participate*

Thank You For Your Support!!!

Questions: Emily Holtgreive @ or 550.2303

Class T-Shirts (Fun & Fitness/Walk-A-Thon)

During several of the upcoming events, we will refer to “class t-shirt colors”. In order for our parents and staff to identify their child/students, we are asking that each classroom try to dress in identifying t-shirt colors.  The following list is a recommendation, not a requirement.

4th Grade

  • Visser – Blue
  • Ebels – Pink
  • Gustafson – Green
  • Thornton – Orange

3rd Grade

  • Verberkmoes – Yellow
  • Clancy – Red
  • Williams – Hot Pink

2nd Grade

  • Meyer – Blue/Meyers Monkeys
  • Olson – White
  • Beverly – Orange
  • Neumaier – Lime Green

1st Grade

  • Hayhurst – Blue
  • Feutz – Gray
  • Green – Green


  • Fowler – Painted
  • Vinton – Yellow
  • Strange – Grey Class Shirts
  • Moffat – White/Painted

Fun and Fitness Day – Monday, June 3rd, 2019

A celebration of Fun & Fitness. Outdoor games, water games, inflatables, climbing wall and movies. So much fun! Join us as a volunteer or walk with your child’s class. All visitors need a volunteer form turned into the office.

Here are the schedules:

2019 Lower F&F Schedule

2019 Upper F&F Schedule

Book Swap

Starting May 28th – 31st!

Bring in gently used books to exhange on May 28th – 31st, then pick new-to-you books to keep on June 4th and 5th!

Please note:

  • Up to 5 books can be swapped.
  • No Pre-K, Board Books or Religious Books, please.
  • Books should be at student’s current reading level.
  • Please bring in books in reasonably good condition.

Upcoming Events

  • MAP Testing Window (3rd and 4th Grade) – April 29, 2019 – May 24, 2019
  • 4th Grade Send Off – Monday, May 20, 2019
  • Walk A Thon – Thursday, May 23, 2019
  • FHPS No School (Memorial Day) – Monday, May 27, 2019
  • STEAM workshop (4th grade only) – Thursday, May 30
  • FHPS No School – Monday, May 27, 2019
  • Book Swap (Turn in Books) – Tuesday, May 28th – Wednesday, May 31st, 2019
  • Fun and Fitness Day – Monday, June 3, 2019
  • Book Swap (Choose Books) – Tuesday, June 4th and Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
  • Thornapple’s Got Talent / FHPS Half Day – AM Only (11:55 am Dismissal) – Thursday, June 6, 2019
  • FHPS Last Day / Half Day – AM Only (11:55 am Dismissal) – Friday, June 7, 2019

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