Thanksgiving

Last Week at TA: Thanksgiving

Last Week at Thornton Academy, Chris Jordan interviewed students and a member of the faculty about the upcoming snow day and Thanksgiving, Calvin Christoforo interviewed the JV Athlete of the Month, and Chris Toshach interviewed the snow.

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Death by Twitter: The Elon Musk Edition

A lot can happen from a single tweet. Political wars, record-breaking chicken nuggets, and most recently the  major upset of one of the most controversial automotive companies since Hennessy “produced” their Venom GT. On August 7th of this year, Tesla’s chairman and CEO Elon Musk tweeted; “Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured.” […]

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Student to Senate: Chenette’s Journey Into Politics

Justin Chenette, former student of Thornton Academy, has left a lasting imprint on current students and the community as a whole. Chenette is currently serving as the youngest Senator in the Maine Senate, representing Saco, Old Orchard Beach, Hollis, Limington, and part of Buxton. Recently, Chenette was re-elected back into senate by winning three out of […]

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Race in America Examined

Senior Annie D. is an Asian American whose family is Vietnamese. She has lived most her life in Saco, Maine, USA but has had a chance to travel to Vietnam 3 times. She was surprised by how hot it was and found it really different culturally. “Everything from the language, the food, how they interact […]

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Fast Food’s Impact On Our Health

Senior Anna Dimatteo admits, “I eat fast food every day, usually from any restaurant that I am around because I go out a lot and get hungry. Cooking isn’t my thing, it takes up too much time, and when I’m hungry I want to eat right away not wait for myself to cook a full […]

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The Transfer

The first day of school can be stressful for any student. Most kids feel a bit anxious walking into a gymnasium crowded with people they haven’t seen all summer. But walking into the gym on that first day of school can be a lot more stressful if you are a transfer student. According to Education Week, […]

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