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Brittany Brown

Brittany has been at Thornton Academy for seven years. She began in the Alumni and Development Office and recently moved into Marketing and Communications. She serves as an advisor for the Class of 2018 and as a Residential Life Support Staff Member.
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Class of 2018 summa cum laude students

Posted by Brittany Brown on May 22, 2018 3:21:22 PM

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Topics: thornton academy, scholar, summa cum laude, education

Thornton Academy shares its story as an Apple Distinguished School

Posted by Brittany Brown on Apr 9, 2018 2:14:55 PM

Thornton Academy welcomed nearly 30 representatives from schools around Maine and Northern New England to campus to meet with four representatives from Apple as a part of Thornton Academy's Apple Distinguished School distinction.

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Topics: technology, instruction, workshop

Student Spotlight – Yawen "What is your American Name?" Liu

Posted by Brittany Brown on Dec 15, 2017 2:55:44 PM

Yawen Liu '18 is a unique student with a perspective of the world unlike most other students her age. Coming to Thornton Academy after attending a top school in China, Yawen, formerly known to many as "Gloria," was looking for an educational experience that fits her desire for a comprehensive education.

Yawen Liu is a senior at Thornton Academy

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Topics: thornton academy, residential life, dorm, international

Vincent Falardeau '18 Named National Merit Semifinalist

Posted by Brittany Brown on Sep 20, 2017 10:25:27 AM

Headmaster Rene Menard of Thornton Academy is pleased to announce that Vincent Falardeau '18 has been publicly announced as a Semifinalist in the National Merit® Scholarship Program. Headmaster Menard, Associate Head Marsha Snyder, and School Counselor Kelsey Ramsey presented Vincent with this exciting academic achievement.

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Topics: Awards, academics

Events: Senior Alumni Reunion

Posted by Brittany Brown on Sep 15, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Thornton Academy’s 24th annual Senior Alumni Reunion will be held tomorrow, September 16, 2017. Nearly 300 alumni and their guests from the classes of 1936-1966 will attend this special event with their classmates and guests.

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Topics: Senior Alumni Reunion, alumni

Sports Spotlight: Field Hockey 2017

Posted by Brittany Brown on Sep 14, 2017 7:06:00 AM

Thornton Academy Athletics in the recent past have been decorated with state championship rings, championship finalists, and dozens of playoff spots. Athletes are consistently featured in the press for their achievements and as individuals to “watch”. This week we sat down with Coach Lori Roth Smith ’88 and Taylor Ouellette ’18 to learn more about the inner-workings of Thornton’s Girls Varsity Field Hockey team.

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Topics: tradition, athletics, field hockey, thornton academy

How to: Get Connected to TA!

Posted by Brittany Brown on Sep 13, 2017 8:00:00 AM


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Topics: thornton academy, social media, facebook, twitter, instagram, youtube, follow, like

Student Spotlight: Monika Kaczorowska '18

Posted by Brittany Brown on Sep 12, 2017 9:31:36 AM

Thornton Academy had the opportunity to sit down with Monika Kaczorowska '18 to learn about her experience as a Residential Life student at TA.

Above: Monika Kaczorowska '18

Thornton Academy (TA): What country are you from?
Monika (MK): I am from the lovely land of Poland!

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Topics: tradition, residential life, dorm, poland, traditions

Meet the Staff: Director of Guidance, Kelley Hodgman-Burns

Posted by Brittany Brown on Sep 11, 2017 4:00:00 PM

In Kelley Hodgman-Burns' freshly unpacked office, a kinetic sandbox, play dough, and "Pinch Me Dough" in lavender scent are centered on a small round table in an effort to "provide what (she) can to help students feel comfortable and at ease. (Faculty too, for that matter)."

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Topics: academics, guidance, counselor