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Daily Announcements-May 17, 2019 Maroon Day

To all Civil Rights Team members: the statewide CRT Project conference is coming up soon! The event will be held on Friday, 5/17, at the Augusta Civic Center. We want to have as many of our team members as possible to join us in repping TA. See any TACRT advisor for a permission slip!

Attention Juniors!! If you would like to submit a design for your black senior t-shirt, please submit your design by Friday, May 24th to Mrs. Ford at



Come join our amazing dance program in the Garland Auditorium for our Spring Dance Concerts 'TA's Greatest Hits'-- with all music selections chosen by our faculty and staff! You don't want to miss this special dance show!  Tuesday May 21 at 7pm and Wednesday May 22 at 7pm.  Tickets $7/$5 and available now on Facebook and

The class of 2020 is selling Aroma Joe's Discount cards for $10 each. See Mrs.Maalouf in FA209 if you’d like to support the junior class by purchasing a card.

Seniors - If you are interested in participating in the "Senior Walk" in your cap and gown at one of the participating elementary schools, please open this form:

SENIORS: Senior t-shirts are still available for $12. See Mrs.Cook or Mrs. Henry in LB 104 to purchase.

On April 3rd of 2019 the Maine State Police suffered a great loss. Detective Benjamin Campbell was struck and killed on the Maine State Turnpike while assisting to a stranded motorist. A fund has been set up to help support Detective Campbell’s family with Bangor Savings Bank. Detective Campbell has surrounding family in the Saco community and Thornton Academy would like to show our support and make a contribution for this fund. Members of the Interact Club will be in the cafeteria during the lunch waves the week of May 13th collecting donations.  On May 20th the freshman class will be attending a presentation from Lt. Holmquist of the Maine State Police regarding the Memorial Day Holiday and his experiences on being a Sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. At the conclusion of the presentation a check will be given to Lt. Holmquist in memory of Detective Campbell.  FMI: Mr. Sharland



For any yearbook-related questions, please contact Tripod's adviser, Mr. Pulsifer, at:

The annual Art Exhibit is currently hanging in the gallery - please be mindful when walking through that backpacks do not come in contact with the art. In the morning please refrain from leaning on the walls and please do not sit next to the glass cases. Your cooperation is expected and appreciated. Please do not hang out in the Gallery during lunch or your free block.

Attention students: The Thornton Academy Teens Arts Camp is now accepting registrations! Come join us for a fun and intensive week learning about a specific arts discipline! Classes include Nature Drawing, Intro to Photo, Intro to Theater, Contemporary Dance Repertory, Broadway Dance, and Acapella Music! You can register online at: FMI: Mrs. Campbell


School Counseling Office

Cheverus is hosting a College Fair, Wednesday, May 22 from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm. 98 colleges will attend and all students & parents are welcome to attend!

Juniors, sign up now for the NEACAC College fair hosted by the University of Maine-Augusta at the Augusta Civic Center on Thursday, May 23. There are over 60 universities and colleges from all over the state, New England, and the country represented! This is a great opportunity to demonstrate interest.  Transportation leaves TA at 9:00 am and returns to campus at 1:30 pm. Students, please bring money for lunch. Pick up a permission slip in the School Counseling office.


Club Meetings

Join Retro Video Game Club for their last meeting of the year on 05/20 in MB007 from 2:45 to 4:00 pm. All are welcome. Contact Mr. J. Cote for more info.


The Red Cross Club will be meeting on Tuesday, May 21 to discuss future volunteering opportunities and upcoming events. All are welcome! Also the Red Cross is raising donations for Sound the Alarm.To help with this effort, go to:


The Spanish Club will be meeting on Thursday, May 23, 3-4 pm, in FA216. All are invited for games and a snack! Please see Señora Fritzsche or Señora Wiles with any questions.

Art Club will meet Thursday 5/23 after school. FA118. FMI: Mrs. Merry at

Thursday, May 23rd Cycling Club ride at Clifford Park.  Leaving LB 103 at 3:00 and returning at 4:40ish. Make sure your bike is in good working order and you have your helmet. See Mr. Sylvester in LB 103 with any questions.

2018-19/current AP Studio Artists and the 2019-20/incoming AP Studio Artists have a mandatory meeting scheduled for Wednesday, 5/29, 3-4PM, Room FA 122. Be present and punctual.

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