Thornton Academy Trojan News

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

Girls Geek Out! TA places 2nd in Maine in cybersecurity challenge.

Posted by Katy Nicketakis on Mar 6, 2018 3:29:53 PM

Six Thornton Academy students took time out of their February vacation to come to school and compete in the Girls Go CyberStart Challenge.

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Topics: Awards, technology

Brandon Delisle '18 and Carl Meserve '18 win regional competition and qualify for state-wide Robotics tournament

Posted by Katy Nicketakis on Feb 9, 2018 8:59:33 AM

By this time in their senior year, many students are starting to get antsy for graduation. Not the case for seniors Brandon Delisle and Carl Meserve who have remained laser focused on the task at hand. They have been spending hours in the Engineering lab at Thornton Academy perfecting their robot to compete in the Vex Robotics Competition.

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Topics: Awards, students, technology

As an Apple Distinguished School, Thornton Academy is at the forefront of technology integration

Posted by Jake Lamontagne on Dec 14, 2017 8:51:05 AM

At Thornton Academy, students and faculty have been on the forefront of integrating technology into the classroom to prepare its students for a changing world.

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Topics: Awards, technology, teaching