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The Thornton Academy School Counseling Office will be hosting College Mini-Fairs in September!
Thornton Academy's 2017 Homecoming Weekend Events
Headmaster Menard welcomes students to the 2017-18 school year and emphasizes the importance of respect in our school community.
Thornton Academy welcomes new residential students to become a part of our TA family. From over 20 countries, these students are proud to call TA home.
Thornton Academy Middle School Bus Route Information
Training happening at Thornton may appear to be large amounts of law enforcement activity.
Check here for first practice information for fall sports!
Join us at Hill Stadium on Saturday, July 15 for the 28th Annual Lobster Bowl
Classes of 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012 - We hope to see you there!
The 2017-18 School Calendar and Bell Schedule is now available!
The English Department's Summer 2017 Reading Assignments are available here, by section.
Thornton Academy's Graduation will be held on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Hill Stadium (in the case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved indoors to Linnell Gym; this decision will be made by 10:00 AM).
23 students from the Class of 2017 achieved summa cum laude status by earning a 4.0 or greater GPA.
Thornton Academy seniors Caleb Bailey and Ben Leary have been accepted into The University of Maine's College of Engineering with sophomore status through a first-in-the-state partnership forged to create a pipeline of Maine residents entering the engineering sector. Both students are completing a rigorous curriculum that has included Advanced Placement (AP) courses in chemistry, physics, computer science, calculus, foreign language, the humanities, history/social science, and English, as well as an Honors Introduction of Engineering course. First announced in 2013, this unique articulation agreement allows the students to complete 30 college credits, bypassing freshman year—an estimated savings of at least $24,000.
295 Thornton Academy students took 540 AP exams in 2017. With 24 AP courses, TA leads the state of Maine in course offerings.
Thornton Academy's Lloyd Hunt Lecture Series welcomed Joshua Bodwell who spoke about his writing life and writing in Maine.
On Thursday, May 11, an Opening Reception for "Amongst the Art" was held in O'Neill Gallery. This is the largest exhibit of the year with about 270 submissions and 150 artworks selected for display.
The 2016 Thornton Academy Yearbook (Tripod) was awarded the First Place, All-New England Journalism Award as the best Yearbook by a school with an enrollment over 1,000 students (Class I) at the New England Scholastic Press Association Conference.
There are many spring arts events to attend at Thornton Academy, including dance, music, visual arts, and videography.
Join us for another installment of the Lloyd Hunt Lecture Series on May 15 from 6:30-8 PM as we welcome Joshua Bodwell to campus. Bodwell is Executive Director for the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance and will speak about writing in Maine. This event is free and open to the public.
SUMMER CAMP: Calling all soccer players! Join us for a fun, informative camp Monday, June 26th – Thursday June 29th from 9:00 AM to noon daily. It is designed to meet the needs of players grades 5 – 8 (ages 10 – 14). The cost per camper will be $75.00.
Now offering transportation to Thornton Academy - Northern and Western routes for 2017-18. Affordable, and comfortable: We're closer than you think!
Thornton Academy
438 Main Street Saco 04072 20854
(207) 282-3361
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