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Principal's Message

Welcome to another great year at Thompson Middle School!  We can't wait to see everyone on campus this year.  TMS will continue setting high expectations for each student and helping them grow to reach those goals.  We have a variety of clubs and organizations for students to participate in on campus.  It is crucial for students to be involved in at least one club, organization, or athletic team.  We will have a new class during the day at TMS!  Every student will have a Level Up course to help remediate deficiencies and build upon strengths.  Our focus is on growth for every student.  The students will earn points by making good grades, having good attendance, and not getting in trouble in classes.    
A little information about myself!  I grew up in Mesquite, about thirty minutes from Quinlan.  I graduated from WMHS in 1995 before moving on to Texas A&M University-Commerce to work on my Bachelor's degree.  After completing my degree, I accepted a position as a history teacher at McDonald Middle School in Mesquite (the same school I attended as a student).  I held several roles/positions while working in Mesquite ISD for nine years.  Then, I left Mesquite ISD to become an assistant principal at TMS in 2009.  After that, I served as an assistant principal for Mr. Tull and Mr. Taylor for four years before becoming the principal at TMS in the spring of 2013.  This school year is my tenth year as the TMS principal.
My wife of twenty-two years is a dyslexia teacher at Crandall ISD.  We have two sons; the oldest is a freshman in college, and the youngest is a junior at FHS.        
Feel free to contact me anytime by email at [email protected] or by phone at 903-356-1500.
I look forward to serving the community and families of Quinlan ISD for many more years to come.
Have a great day,
Brian Kinsworthy
Thompson Middle School