Thornton Academy Trojan News

Go on a Symphony Safari! Junior Delaney Ziegman debuts an original story with the Portland Symphony Orchestra.

Posted by Katy Nicketakis on Jan 18, 2018 8:45:50 AM

Thornton Academy student Delaney Ziegman will debut an original story entitled Symphony Safari on stage with the Portland Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, January 21. Ziegman, a junior at TA, wrote the piece specifically to fit the music provided by the PSO. Symphony Safari is one of the PSO Discovery Concerts for Kids and is designed to provide an opportunity for families to enjoy classical music together.

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Topics: partnership, writing, Thornton Academy Arts

#WhyIWrite: TA students celebrate the National Day of Writing

Posted by Katy Nicketakis on Oct 20, 2017 2:41:24 PM

To recognize the National Day on Writing, English classes at Thornton Academy celebrated the power of the written word through presentations by published authors and an activity designed to show how individual voice can empower and unite people.  The National Day on Writing is sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

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Topics: community, upper school, writing