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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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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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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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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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