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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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The Drama Family: A place to Call Home Through the Strange and Wonderful High School Years

According to the American Alliance for Theater and Education, “Numerous studies have demonstrated a correlation between drama involvement and academic achievement. In addition to having higher standardized test scores than their peers who do not experience the arts, student who participate in drama often experience improved reading comprehension, maintain better attendance records, and stay generally […]

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Boudreau Breaks Thornton Record

Tuesday night was one for the history books, the Thornton Academy Golden Trojans remains unbeaten as they cruise pass the Gorham Rams. Thornton improves to an impressive 8-0 with their 61-40 road victory, they have proved to dominate not only at home but on the road this year. TA has shown why they should be […]

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The Language to Know in Today’s World

By HANEEN AHMIDA & FANNI ABONYI When the Arabic course was first introduced in 2011 it was an X block class, TA was actually  the first school to offer Arabic in the State of Maine. It wasn’t until 2013- 2014 that the language became part of the regular school day offerings. In 2014-2015 Arabic II […]

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Selfies of TA

Selfies are a worldwide phenomenon that have taken the world by storm over the last few years. These simple pictures of people taking a photo of themselves have flooded all forms of social media and have connected people from all across the world. In fact, over one-million are taken globally each day, and it’s estimated […]

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