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The Struggle for Standing Rock

The Struggle for Standing Rock

By: Quincy A. Campbell, Managing Editor

On July of 2016, the building of the 3.8 billion dollar Dakota Access Pipeline was approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This controversial pipeline, owned by Energy Transfer Partners, has been designed to trans...  Read More »

Dec 8 • No Comments

Rest In Peace, Leonard Cohen

Rest In Peace, Leonard Cohen

By: Lena Blumberg, Staff Reporter

On November 7, 2016, singer, songwriter, musician, and poet, Leonard Cohen died at age eighty two in Los Angeles. The Canadian singer was known for the very popular song Hallelujah. Cohen had dabbled in music early on in his youth, but d...  Read More »

Dec 3 • No Comments

  • Remembering the 2016 Presidential Campaign November 17, 2016
  • Back from Belize: Student’s Share Their Experience November 10, 2016
  • T-D Shows it’s Talent at October’s Arts House November 8, 2016

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School Life

Return of the Overlook Lounge

Return of the Overlook Lounge

By: Brianna Henry, Staff Reporter

Overlook Journal. If you haven’t heard that name yet, you’ve either not attended Thornton-Donovan, or you’ve been living under a rock. But, have you heard of the Overlook Lounge Podcast? Some of you may have answered “y...  Read More »

Dec 7 • No Comments

  • Student’s Methods of Relaxing for Exams November 18, 2016
  • Senior Starts T-D’s First Student Council November 16, 2016
  • Girls’ Volleyball: The Battle against EF Academy November 14, 2016

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Lower School Report

Pokémon GO for the Tech World

Pokémon GO for the Tech World

By: Celso Silva, Staff Reporter

When Pokémon GO was released in the US on July 6, 2016, millions of people began to catch Pokémon on their phones. By August 12, according to Businessofapps...  Read More »

Oct 26

What is Yom Kippur?

What is Yom Kippur?

By: Errol Lipton, Staff Reporter

Yom Kippur is the day of forgiveness. Jews on this day pray for forgiveness and hope that their names will be written in The Book of Life. Jews believe ...  Read More »

Oct 12

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Sports

Girls’ Volleyball: The Battle against EF Academy

Girls’ Volleyball: The Battle against EF Academy

By: Mabel Takona, Staff Reporter

EF Academy’s volleyball players are not strangers to T-D’s Lions. In fact, T-D played and lost against the team during their last volleyball season in the fall of 2015. How...  Read More »

Nov 14 • No Comments

Rugby Game Ends in Stalemate

Rugby Game Ends in Stalemate

By: Xavier Rogers, Staff Reporter

I'd like to call the first game we played at Keio Academy on October 30th, a “learning curve”. The team that we played against was very prepared and had a solid defens...  Read More »

Nov 10 • No Comments

Another Win for the Lions!

Another Win for the Lions!

By: Kristen Narain, Staff Reporter

On Tuesday, November 1, TD’s volleyball team played a rematch against the New York School of the Deaf (NYSD). Many parents, teachers, and even our school headmaster, Mr....  Read More »

Nov 10 • No Comments

  • Volleyball: TD Lionesses For The Win October 5, 2016
  • Thornton-Donovan starts tennis program as newest sport March 31, 2015
  • Thornton-Donovan begins girls volleyball with spring practice schedule March 9, 2015

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Entertainment

Heads Up, Potterheads: Fanstastic Beasts Movie Review

Heads Up, Potterheads: Fanstastic Beasts Movie Review

By: Antonea Rufa, Staff Reporter

“Whimsical”, “thought-provoking”, and “extraordinary” are some words used to describe J.K. Rowling's works in the Harry Potter series; the...  Read More »

Dec 5 • No Comments

Noise at the Meadows Festival

October 19, 2016

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