Thunder Mountain Times  

2023 - 2024

Principal: Stephanie Williams                                                      Assist. Principal: Summer Kennedy

Shared vision:  We strive to be a positive community who thinks creatively, problem-solves, and loves learning

Thunder Mountain CLIMB expectations & Big 5 Rules

D51/KREX Golden Apple Award Winner: We are so proud to celebrate our very own Mrs. Diane Schaneman! She was recently honored with the Golden Apple Award for the month of October. Winners are selected from nominations throughout the district. Mrs. Schaneman teaches 2nd grade and serves on our school’s Instructional Leadership Team. Throughout her many years of teaching, she has provided high quality 

instruction and a deep level of compassion for our students. We are so proud of you, Mrs. Schaneman! 

October Parent Teacher Conferences: Thank you so much for participating in our Parent - Teacher Conferences last month. The collaboration between home and school is vital to the success of this school year and your student’s learning! Also, thank you to our PTA volunteers for providing a delicious dinner for our staff each evening of conferences! 

No Toys at School: As a reminder, toys (Pokemon cards, character figurines, stuffed animals, special jewelry, etc.) are not allowed at school. They become a significant distraction to the learning environment. Outside play equipment is permitted. 

PTA Meeting- Wednesday, November 8th:

Please join us for our PTA meeting on Wednesday, November 8th at 4:30 in our library. (Childcare will be provided.) 

PTA Red Robin Fundraiser Day - Thursday, Nov. 2:

Red Robin Flier Please read this flier on how you can eat lunch or dinner out and support our amazing PTA! 

PTA Holiday Bazaar - Saturday, November 18th: Our Thunder Mountain PTA has organized a Holiday Bazaar fundraiser that will be hosted on Saturday, November 18th from 9AM-4PM in our school. Come shop from many local vendors to get a head start on the holiday season! 

LEGO League Tournament: A huge thank you to two of our amazing teachers, Mr. Gregersen and Mrs. White, for leading our LEGO League teams this year! They each lead a group weekly of young Mountaineers 

in preparation for the D51 Lego League Challenge Qualifier Tournament on Saturday, November 11th at 

FMHS. You are all welcome to attend this event. Thank you to these two teachers and a PTA donation for providing this awesome opportunity for our students! 

Thunder Mountain Elementary School Yearbook: Thunder Mountain Elementary School is thrilled to 

partner with Treering yearbooks this school year. Our yearbook is $12.95 + tax. You can create a free account, take a look at the website, and easily purchase your copy.  We're looking forward to building an epic yearbook! 

Mountaineer Spirit Wear

Please use the link above to order new Thunder Mountain Mountaineer gear from our vendor. 

Show your Mountaineer spirit by wearing your TME t-shirt or  blue and green on Thunder Mountain Friday Spirit Days! 

Next TME Spirit Day: Friday, November 17th

November Calendar:

Thunder Mountain November Calendar

School Campus & Office Hours: Our office is open each day from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Students are allowed to be on campus starting at 8:30 am. Prior to 8:30, we do not have adult supervision either inside or outside of our school. Please help us keep students safe by not allowing them to arrive early to school. Breakfast starts at 8:30 am each morning. 

No School Dates:

Friday, November 3rd - Elementary Planning Day

Monday, November 20-Friday, November 24th  Thanksgiving Break 




Counselor’s Corner

I- Matter Colorado is offering 6 FREE counseling sessions to any Colorado youth! Please see the link below for more information! 
i matter



Upcoming Events

   No events available.


Monday - Thursday

8:55 am - 4:00 pm

Friday, early release

8:55 am - 2:00 pm

*Students may arrive no sooner than 8:30