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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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Learning Dead Languages in the Modern Day

  Latin, a language that hasn’t been spoken since approximately 675 AD, is the basis of romance languages like French, Italian, and English. The Latin language rose and fell with the Roman Empire. During the Classical Period, the language was used in three ways; classical oratorical Latin, written Latin, and colloquial Latin. Latin stays alive […]

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Learning Dead Languages In The Modern Day

Latin, a language that hasn’t been spoken since approximately 675 AD, is the basis of romance languages like French, Italian, and English. The Latin language rose and fell with the Roman Empire. During the Classical Period, the language was used in three ways; classical oratorical Latin, written Latin, and colloquial Latin. Latin stays alive today […]

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College Diversity

What better way to figure out if a college is going to be right for you then spending three days living on campus with other prospective  students? I had the opportunity to do that along with 50 other students from all over the country. We were all selected to participate in Discovering University of Vermont’s […]

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TA Prepares for Art Show

  Today Thornton Academy opens its student art show. “This is our largest exhibit of the year, with about 270 works being submitted and 150 artworks chosen for this show. This is a juried exhibit, which means the art educators gather and view, discuss, assess the artworks submitted for their composition, use of media, concept, […]

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15 Best Classes at TA

What are some of the best classes here at TA? Still got a few more years at TA? Wondering what classes are the most fun or interesting? Well you’re in luck! Here is a list of some of the best classes at TA according to the leaving Seniors of 2017 & some Alumni. (In no […]

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