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Our Principal

Hello Thornton Middle School families and community! We are so thrilled to start our 2022-2023 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 3rd 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

Our first day of school is Tuesday, August 16th. We will be following a "Wednesday" schedule this first day of school. Our back to school night is from 5-7pm on Thursday, August 11th.

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, Dean of Students – Sixth Grade (720-972-8950)
  • Rachel Gardner, Assistant Principal – Seventh Grade (720-972-5166)

  • Suzi Murphy, Assistant Principal – Eighth Grade (720-972-5165)

  • Terrilynn Vigil, Counselor – Sixth Grade (720-972-5174)

  • Janene Peralta, Counselor – Seventh Grade - (720-972-5173)

  • Catherine Lee, Counselor – Eighth Grade (720-972-5175)

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!