Homecoming Weekend
October 1, 2022

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, september 30, 2022
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 1, 2022
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 2022 Inductees are:
Andrew Tripp – 1997
Kathleen (Rice) Wallach – 2005
Craig Gardner – 1978
Coach Mike Verrier – 1974
2011 & 2012 Boys Ice Hockey Teams

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 Bangor Rams. Tickets are available at the gate and cost $4, or $2 for seniors. 

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! 

four cheerleaders at a football game
field hockey player holds her stick on the field
running back attempts a first down
throw in the ball from the sidelines
a golfer hits a drive
a boys soccer player kicks the ball
a player bumps the ball over the net
an athlete competes in a cross country race
an alum gives advice to the football team