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Thoreau Matters June 11th Edition

We have enjoyed working with all of our students this school year.  It has been amazing to see them grow over the past year.  We wish the rising 9th graders the best of luck and look forward to seeing the rising 8th graders in the fall.
Have a wonderful and safe summer!

Summer Information
On Tuesday, June 23rd, the parking lot will be closed for the summer.  We will have very limited parking for our summer staff and visitors. The main office will welcome guests by appointment only.   Please call 703-846-8000 to schedule an appointment.  If you are coming onto school grounds for an appointment, please follow signage for parking and building access.
2015-2016 Seventh Grade Supply List  
2015-2016 Eighth Grade Supply LIst

Excellence In Action
Thoreau Middle School is excited to offer our Excellence in Action (EIA) summer program to rising 7th grade students.  This program is designed by Thoreau staff members to provide students with the essential background knowledge and skills that will help them have a successful transition to middle school.  Two sessions of the program will be offered this summer July 27th-31st and August 17th-21st from 9:00 am to noon each day.  It’s not too late to submit your Excellence in Action registration form. There is still room in both sessions, but hurry and get your registration in soon, they are filling up fast! Click here to register.

Summer Reading for Rising 7th and 8th Graders
Each student is encouraged to read a book this summer and to complete the summer reading assignment. A summer reading list has been created that contains many suggestions for reading.  Students may read any book that is comparable to books on the list and approved by their parents. Information about summer reading and suggested summer reading lists can be found at-
This assignment will be due to the student's English teachers at the start of the school year.
Summer Reading Assignment (Word)
Summer Reading Assignment (pdf)

Rising 7th Grade Math Packet (optional)
This packet is optional for all rising 7th grade students who would like some extra review in Math before the beginning of the school year.

Important Information for Rising 7th Graders
Parents and students click here for dates and events.