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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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Time and TATV

Student Editing Footage.Chris Jordan in action.Student in 2011 Editing Footage.Cadorette (right), works with other members of TATV, 2011.Photo of old TATV Studio. “Action,” says student Chris Jordan as he pushes the record button on the camera. This is TATV. Thornton Academy Television, (TATV) started at midnight on January 1st, 2000 on Channel 3, a local […]

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Move Over Cigs, The JUUL is Here

After Juuls went on sale in June 2015, the Juul company quickly realized teenagers were using them because they posted images of themselves vaping Juuls all over social media. Over the last three years, Juul has had an exponential rise and has become the dominant seller of e-cigarettes. The company now controls a remarkable 72 […]

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Precision Machining gives Vocational Students Skills to build Anything

Textbook for precision machining class Many people are passionate about and fall into the career of precision machining. Precision machine covers many areas of industry. According to micropulsewest.com, without it we wouldn’t have any idea on how to make structures and machines and our greatest achievements would have taken way longer and near impossible to […]

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Hayley Desjardins: The Most Well Known Teen in Saco

Hayley’s first time running the Hugs for Hayley Race. Hayley with 6th grade basketball team.Hayley with her family on transplant day.Hayley post transplant.Hayley crossing the finish line with friends, Olivia Paradis and Victoria Labbe.Hayley on the Jimmy Fund trip to the Red Sox spring training in Florida.Thornton Academy basketball team at the Hoops for Hope game.Hayley […]

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Last Week at TA: Homecoming

In this episode of Last Week at TA, Jake Lamontagne interviews students and faculty at the WGME Food Challenge Rally. Calvin Christoforo interviews the JV Athlete of the Month. Chris Jordan interviews students about Homecoming. Finally, Chris Toshach has an interview with a seagull.

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What’s the Beat?

This week at TA I set out to get a small sampling of what our community’s music taste is. Here are some of our respondents and their answers: Maxwell Vickery ’19; Can’t Get Over You by Joji Jakob Kingdon ’22; Lucid Dreams by Juice WRLD Cove Beaudoin ’19; Drip Too Hard by Lil Baby and […]

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Maine Brew Bar, where beer meets soap.

Crystal Kepler began her soap business a few summers ago in the kitchen of her Saco home. She wanted to find an activity that would allow her to bond with her daughter Emma, who is a vegan. Kepler knew that there weren’t many commercial soaps that had vegan options, so she decided to start her […]

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