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Garden 4

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The PYP is a foundation for not only instruction but a positive, collaborative school culture.  Building our students’ skills to be reflective thinkers, problem solvers, and risk-takers is our mission as we seek to transform the life of every student we encounter.

Carmen Shepherd


November 22nd


November 23rd-25th

Thanksgiving Break (students not in school)

November 24th

Thanksgiving Day

December 18th

Hanukkah Begins

December 23rd-30th

Winter Break (students not in school)

December 25th 

Christmas Day 

December 26th

Kwanzaa Begins

December 31st

New Year's Eve

March 3rd
Open house for New Families 9:30am-10:30am (in-person)

March 9th
Parent-Teacher Conferences (no school for students)
March 10th
Professional Development Day (no school for students)
March 16th 
Open house for New Families 9:30am-10:30am (in-person)

Tiger Families,


We welcome you to the 2022-2023 school year at Thomson Elementary School.  As we grow and learn together coming out of the shared experience of the Pandemic, we are excited about the journey ahead. Meeting students where they are, we pledge to partner with you this year through a whole-child lens. From building academic choice and communication skills in PK to developing leaders and open-minded learners in 5th grade, we continue to challenge every student to grow beyond what they can imagine. To quote Albert Einstein, “Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” Thank you for allowing us to impact the next generation of thinkers and life-long learners!


Principal Shepherd

Welcome to Thomson Elementary School

Key Dates


Thomson Elementary School is a rigorous multi-cultural environment where students grow into global citizens possessing a sense of inquiry, values, and a desire for high academic achievement.

 Thomson is a safe and welcoming learning community where:

  • Students are motivated to take charge of their own learning and invested in their own success;

  • Staff and community members are leaders who work together to encourage and inspire all students and one another towards their highest potential; and

  • Teaching and learning are exciting, relevant, & challenging

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