Thornwood High School provides a broad and varied program of interscholastic athletics that will meet the needs and interests of highly skilled students. The administration and the coaching staff are primarily concerned with assisting students in acquiring the educational values inherent in a fine athletic program.

Athletic participation at Thornwood serves as an integral part of a student's educational experience.  Experiences through athletics contribute greatly to the knowledge, skills, and emotional patterns that the student possesses.  It is our belief that through athletics, students are provided the potential for becoming better students and citizens.