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Welcome to Friends of Thorp

We are an independent, non-profit fundraising organization whose sole mission is to raise money to support O.A. Thorp Scholastic Academy and its students.

Membership consists of all Thorp families and friends committed to supporting the fundraising efforts needed to sustain vital programs at Thorp. There are no membership fees – everyone is a Friend of Thorp!

If you want to know more about Friends of Thorp, our exciting upcoming events or ways that you can get involved, please email to sign up for e-mail blasts and join our Facebook page.

What's New?  

Fall Parent Coffee

Friends of Thorp would like to invite you to our Fall Parent Coffee on Thursday, November 6th from 7:45 am - 9:30 am at Perkolator Coffee Shop (6032 W Irving Park Rd). Buy a cup of java and a treat and catch-up with or meet some new Thorp parents! We hope to see you there!



November Friends of Thorp Meeting - November 13 at 6:30 pm

Join us to learn how you can get involved and help with upcoming events and fundraising efforts. Location: TBD 


OA Thorp Holiday Tree Extravaganza

Date: Saturday, December 6, 2014
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: O.A. Thorp Scholastic Academy. 6024 W Warwick Ave.

Are Your Crafty or Know Someone Who Is?  

We are looking for crafters for our upcoming Holiday Tree Extravaganza. If you or somebody you know is interested in participating, please fill out this form and email it to Contact us with questions.

Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts Fundraiser


Degerberg Academy of Martial Arts is offering their fabulous starters' deal to Thorp families again this year. The deal will give your kids a chance to check out their martial arts academy while also donating to Friends of Thorp. Offer for new students only! Check out the attached flier for details and to sign up. Thanks Degerberg for making fundraising so much fun and so healthy!

Alumni Outreach

Have you attended and / or graduated from O.A. Thorp Scholastic Academy? Visit our Alumni page and let us know where you are and what you are doing.