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Teresa Woodard, Ed.D.
Assistant Principal
Elizabeth Darlin

Lynne Thigpen Elementary School

207 S. Midland Ave.
Joliet, IL 60436

P (815) 741-7629 | F (815) 729-6612

Start Time 9:00 am
Regular Dismissal 3:10 pm
School Improvement Day Dismissal 12:15 pm

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A Message from Principal

Teresa Woodard, Ed.D.

Welcome to Lynne Thigpen Elementary School, Home of the Stars!

We are glad you are here!  Partnering with parents, guardians, and students is very important to us; our doors are always open. Working together will allow us to maximize the amount of support that your student receives, which will ensure that he/she is successful academically, behaviorally, and socially.  The staff of Lynne Thigpen Elementary School is fully committed to you and your student(s), and they work tirelessly to guarantee that your student is receiving a quality education.

Students, remember to dream big, believe in yourself, and help your classmates believe in themselves. Carry yourselves with dignity, and be respectful!  This is your time to really shine.  Remember, you are the STAR of your life. We believe in you, and we are excited to see the person that you become!  Let's have a great year!