Thornton Academy Trojan News

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

Author Paul Doiron to speak with students, staff, and the community.

Posted by David Arenstam on May 10, 2018 6:47:37 PM

Paul Doiron, the former editor in chief of Down East: The Magazine of Maine, and award-winning and best-selling mystery and crime writer will speak about his work and the writing process at the Mary Weymouth Hyde library at Thornton Academy on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 6:30 p.m.


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Topics: community, thornton academy, writing, teaching, Lloyd Hunt Lecture, "Maine Author"

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

Homecoming 2017

Posted by Justin Chenette on Sep 28, 2017 12:47:45 PM

“T-H-O-R-N-T-O-N.” The rallying cry shouted by every student that has ventured through the halls of our local high school institution.

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Topics: community, athletics, thornton academy

How to: Maximize your study time!

Posted by Katy Nicketakis on Sep 19, 2017 4:04:59 PM

It happens quickly during the school year; one day you're easing your way into the year, laughing through the icebreaker activties and breezing through the review from prior courses, when all of a sudden, you look at your agenda and realize that tomorrow you have two tests and a quiz looming large.  It's usually this time of year when things get serious and students buckle down to lengthier assignments and first exams.  Luckily, we have some tips for you on how to maximize your study time!  

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Topics: academics, thornton academy

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