SOAR Mentoring Program

What is SOAR?
SOAR is the Thorntown Elementary school-based mentoring program. SOAR mentors provide support, opportunities for setting goals, academic assistance, and positive relationships.
Our Mission
The Thorntown Elementary school-based mentoring program, SOAR, is based upon forming a relationship between the child and the mentor focusing on both academic needs and social development of the child.  Our mentors will develop a friendship with their student and within that relationship, assist in developing and achieving goals.
Our Vision
Through SOAR, students will develop assets they need to succeed.  As a result, their peers will be positively impacted which will improve the overall environment at Thorntown Elementary.
Our Goals
Improve academic confidence and performance
Improve self-esteem and motivation
Improve relations with peers, teachers, school staff and families
Increase attendance and class participation
Improve homework completion
Reduce classroom disruptions, fighting, and other negative behavior
Increase exploration of, or acceptance to, secondary education opportunities
How to Become a Mentor
Those interested in becoming a mentor must complete an application form. Application forms can be downloaded here or can be requested at the school office. Once the application is completed and received in the school office, a program coordinator will invite those interested in becoming a mentor to an informational meeting. 
Application Form-click here  
Program Coordinators
          Jane Mohler: ; (765) 891-0955
          Maria Villalba: ; (765) 336-4069

We Would Like to Thank our Sponsors:
          Home National Bank

          Collins Farm Equipment

          Thorntown Kiwanis

          Witham Health Services