Homecoming Weekend
October 8-10, 2021

We are so excited to bring our Thornton Academy community together again!
Don’t miss Thornton Academy’s Homecoming Weekend-- A celebration of tradition, spirit, and togetherness. 

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Schedule of Events


Friday, October 8th, 2021
Bonfire | 6:30 PM-8:00 PM | Green Space Behind Linnell Gymnasium

Come join us for a family-friendly, fireside event! This event is open to the public. No student drop-offs, please. Adult supervision is required.

Thank you to Bear Hill Lumber Company of Hollis, Maine for their generous firewood donation. 

Saturday, October 9th, 2021
Athletic Hall of Fame Induction | 10:00 AM | Garland Auditorium

We will be honoring alumni who made their mark on our proud athletic history. The induction ceremony is open to the public, followed by a tailgate luncheon (RSVP is required to attend luncheon).

The pandemic delayed last year’s ceremony, so this year’s ceremony will honor both the 2020 and 2021 inductees.

The 2020 Inductees are:
Dick Martin ‘70
Dan Smith ‘09
Brynn Smith ’07
Jami Ladakakos ’95
Ken Pike ’65
1990 Boys Outdoor Track Team
The Golden Era Award inductee Louise Leib 1897

The 2021 Inductees are:
The 1996 Girls Indoor Track Team 

Prospective Student Day | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Alumni House Porch

Learn more about joining the Thornton Academy community and take a guided campus tour. Representatives from the Admissions office and student TA Tour Guides group will be available to answer your questions about the admissions process, scholarships and financial aid, and how a TA education can help you become who you want to be. All visitors to the Prospective Student Day receive a free ticket to the football game! Let us know you'll be attending. 

Football Game | Kick-off at 1:30 PM | Hill Stadium

Watch your Golden Trojans take on the Lawrence High School Bulldogs. Tickets are available at the gate and cost $4, or $2 for seniors. 

Sunday, October 10th, 2021
TA Day at Raptor Falls Mini Golf & Ice Cream | 1912 Portland Road, Arundel, ME

Wear your Thornton Academy gear and receive $2 off the cost of a round of mini-golf! Valid only on 10/10. Visit the Raptor Falls website for details on hours. 

Stop by the Thornton Academy Middle School (TAMS) table from 1-3pm to meet TAMS staff and learn how attending TAMS for grades 6, 7, 8 can set your child up for future success in high school and beyond. Visitors to the TAMS table receive a FREE ice cream from Raptor Falls for each child age 13 and younger! 

an alum gives advice to the football team