Welcome to Thornhill Elementary School!
Thornhill is a K-5 Elementary School located in Oakland, California. Recently, Thornhill was selected as the “Best K-8″ school in the East Bay by Oakland Magazine and we are proud to have been honored with the California Distinguished School Award.


Shoo the Flu!

- Bay Area Flu Study is a 2-3 week research-based study from the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley “to find out more about how influenza (commonly known as the flu) spreads and how to prevent it.” For more information http://www.bayareaflustudy.org

- Shoo the Flu is a one-day flu vaccination (nasal spray) event on Tuesday, October 7 at 8:30 am to 11:30 am. In partnership with the Alameda County Health Department and Oakland Unified School District will provide free vaccines to students and staff to over 130 schools. For more information http://shootheflu.org


BSDD 2014

The Back to School Donation Drive is in full swing!!

We’re 40% of the way through the Back to School Donation Drive, and we’ve raised 25% of our goal.

Don’t wait until the last minute, donate today! Checks can be placed in the BSDD collection box in the office. Or you can donate online via PayPal.

If you donate online, please click the "+" below the donation field on the review page to include your e-mail and child’s name in the Notes section of the PayPal form.

Questions? Email us at bsdd@thornhillschool.org

To learn more, go to the Back to School Donation Drive page under "Get Involved". Remember, the donation deadline is October 10th!!


Announcing After School Violin Classes

Our resident music teacher, Jin Kim, will be leading after school Violin classes for 3rd-5th graders starting October 3rd.

Beginner Violin class will be offered on Tuesdays from 3-4pm. Intermediate Violin will be offered on Fridays from 3-4pm. Space is limited. Flyers will be available shortly. Late registration fee will not apply to this class.


Thornhill Dad’s Club

Are you the father of a Thornhill Student?
Are you wondering how you can get involved?
Are you wondering how you can connect with other dads?

Then the Thornhill Dad's Club is for you!

Join the Dad's Club today and help to cultivate a positive community at Thornhill. Thornhill Dads are critical to many of the great programs at school, including: Fall cleanup day, Walkathon, Fall pancake breakfast, Winter Bazaar, Fall movie night, and many many more.

Joining is free & easy. To join or to ask questions or pass along suggestions, just email Sean Parkin. We're looking forward to a great year!


Get Fresh Produce Delivered!

Thornhill’s Farm to School CSA sign-ups are happening NOW!

Fresh, seasonal organic produce delivered to the school every Tuesday afternoon this fall!!!

Sign up by midnight Saturday at any point during the fall in order to get your produce the following Tuesday afternoon. Pick ups are easy -- just come by the school from 3pm-5pm on Tuesday.

Sign up on-line at:www.phatbeetsproduce.org

More details are here.

Have Questions? Email Lori Robbins.