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Kindergarten students
Do you want your child to lead, innovate, and serve?
Bruce H. Tharrington Primary (BHT) has the programming that allows students opportunities to lead through their nationally recognized Leader in Me program, materials to innovate through their Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) framework, and the encouragement to serve others thanks to a dedicated and loving staff.
BHT is where students discover their greatness as they are supported by 2-3 adults per class for small group instruction in math and reading. Small group instruction allows students to be supported where they are in their learning so they will grow to reach their full potential. Students enjoy offerings such as:
-athletic fields access
-bus transportation
-a diverse student population
-field trips
-global exposure
-Granite City Greenway access
-physical education
-multiple playgrounds
-small class sizes
-STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics)
-technology in all classrooms
-Walking School Bus*
*National Recognized Programming/Events
**Lottery-based program

News & Announcements

Spotlight on Tharrington Primary School

Language Leaders

An informational meeting for families interested in dual language immersion for rising kindergarteners is coming up. This kick-off is scheduled for Thursday, October 24. Listen for more details.

Fall Pictures

Fall pictures were sent home with students this week. Please return payment and/or unwanted portraits by October 9, 2019. Payment is accepted by cash or check. Please send correct change or make checks payable to "Strawbridge Studios, Inc." Place your payment in the payment envelope. To pay online go to: and use the online payment code provided on your child's pricing sheet.

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Upcoming Events

BHT Fall Picture Make-up Day
Date: 10/24/2019, 8:05 AM 9:30 AM
Dual Language Immersion (Language Leaders) Kick-off Meeting
Date: 10/24/2019, 6 PM 7 PM
Location: BHT Media Center
Daylight Savings Time Ends
Date: 11/3/2019
Early Release for Students
Date: 11/8/2019
Veterans Day Holiday - No School for Students and Staff
Date: 11/11/2019
BHT SIT Meeting
Date: 11/12/2019, 3:20 PM 4:20 PM
American Education Week
Date: 11/18/2019