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Our Principal

Hello Thornton Middle School families and community! We are so thrilled to start our 2023-2024 school year! We hope you had a fun summer and that all our students come back ready to learn!

My name is Martin McCarthy and I am now serving my 4th year as Principal here at Thornton Middle School and I love our students, staff and community! If you ever need anything, please feel free to reach out. 

Phone: 720-972-5163

First Day of School/Back To School

Back To School Night is scheduled for Thursday August 10th 5:00-7:00pm.  Join us to pick up your schedule, check out the school, meet teachers, try your lockers, see friends and plan for a great school year!  

The First Day of School is Monday August 14th.  

We are amped up for our school year to begin!

Following is a list of the administrators and counselors by grade level. Please feel free to contact the assigned grade level administrator or counselor if you have questions or concerns.

  • Martin McCarthy, Principal  -  (720-972-5163)
  • Kristan Clark, Admin of Student Relations – (720-972-8950)
  • Suzi Murphy, Assistant Principal – Sixth Grade (720-972-5165)
  • Rachel Gardner, Assistant Principal – Seventh Grade (720-972-5166)

  • Kristie Robbins, Assistant Principal - Eighth Grade (720-972-8927)

  • Catherine Lee, Counselor – Sixth Grade (720-972-5191)

  • Terrilynn Vigil, Counselor – Seventh Grade (720-972-5178)

  • Carla Paul-Divine, Counselor – Eighth Grade - (720-972-5194)

Thank you for your support of Thornton Middle! We look forward to an amazing year full of challenging learning opportunities, growth, and achievement for your student. We appreciate the opportunity to work with your student!