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U.S. Toboggan National Championships

Tis’ the season for Camden’s annual U.S Toboggan National Championships. Every year people gather on Megunticook Lake for a three day Toboggan extravaganza. People, such as this participant, wear costumes to distinguish their teams. image 4Download This track is the main event. People fly down on home-made toboggans to achieve the fastest time. On the […]

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A Theater Alive With Varied Voices

The first steps into the art wing is a view of the Harry P. Garland II Auditorium. Several angel rays of sunshine hit this art wing hallway “acting” as a natural “spotlight”. The audience is one of the most important parts of any show. It gives actors and artists a reason to perform, constructive criticism, […]

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One Class gets a Clearer View of our school’s energy use

The students in the AP Environmental Science class were using an infrared camera along with an APP called FLIR 1to look at several aspects of energy including efficiency and vampire energy use. Same hall but a different perspective. Efficiency shows where energy (heat) is “leaking” or where cold is coming into a building.  When looking […]

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A High School Horse Owner

Carmen Walks Gucci (left) and Zorro (right) back out to their pasture after dinner, Gucci is 5 and Zorro is 14. She has owned Zorro for 4 and a half years, and has owned Gucci for 6 months. Zorro’s eye. The eye of a horse is one of the largest eyes of any land mammal. […]

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Cleaning the Halls with a Smile

Tim started working at Thornton Academy back in 2012. His title of Head Supervisor of Custodians has allowed him to impact the school atmosphere and the students in a remarkable way. A lot of what Tim does goes unnoticed and unrecognized, this is just one look into his day to day life and a glimpse […]

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The Weight Room

T.A. offers a Weight and Power training class for young kids who desire to improve on their overall fitness or sports performance. Some just take the class to improve their overall mental health. Next year TA will hopefully have a new weight room! The average person’s body does not stop developing until they are in […]

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Depression in Our Age

Mental health has quite a few unhealthy taboos, especially for adolescents. One might hear “She’s just doing it for attention” or “He’s just sad because he doesn’t have a girlfriend” in the halls of any old high school, or even among adults speaking ignorantly through their aged perceptions of childhood depression. In the modern day, […]

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