Thornton Academy Wins 8th Place in the 2016 WorldQuest National Competition, Held in Washington, D.C.
Thornton Academy placed 8th in the nation at the Carlos and Malú Alvarez Academic WorldQuest National Competition for high school students, hosted by the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) at the National Press Club on Saturday, April 23, 2016.
Keeping Pace with Change: How Thornton Academy's curriculum keeps up with the rapid pace of technological innovation
Thornton's recipe for keeping up with the pace of change includes two main ingredients: professional development for teachers and a curriculum that places innovation at its center.
Headmaster Rene Menard announced today that three Thornton Academy students have been named to national awards in the National Merit Scholars Program and the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Alanna Haslam and Tristan Falardeau have been named as National Merit Finalists and, along with Kenneth Seneres, have also been named as candidates for U.S. Presidential Scholar status.
Headmaster Rene Menard and Director of Academics Marsha Snyder named science teacher Joshua Delcourt as Thornton Academy's Teacher of the Year at a school meeting today.
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