The PTG exists to:

  • Enhance educational, cultural, and social opportunities of the Thoreau School students.
  • Provide an open forum for parents, faculty, staff, and administration of the Thoreau School to meet and to facilitate communication on matters affecting the school community.
  • Sponsor and provide funds for special activities for students, families, and teachers.
  • Serve as a liaison between the parent community and the school system administration.
  • Build a relationship between the Thoreau School and the outside community.
  • Educate the Thoreau community and take positions on policy or other matters that may affect the community.
  • Serve as a resource for parents in the understanding of school policies and practices.
  • Instill the positive message of the “Thoreau C.A.R.E.S.” school spirit.