|Thornton High School|
9351 North Washington Street
Thornton, CO 80221
|Type||Public high school|
|Motto||Take Responsibility. Honor Each Other. Strive for Success.|
|School district||Adams 12 Five Star Schools|
|Number of students||1,706 (2017–18)|
|Student to teacher ratio||19.19|
|Color(s)||Royal blue and white|
|Athletics conference||EMAC - East Metro Athletic Conference|
Thornton High School is a high school located in Thornton, Colorado that serves nearly 2,000 students and has approximately 130 staff members.
Merritt Hutton Junior-Senior High School served the communities of Northglenn and Thornton until the early 1970s, when it was scaled back to a junior high program and high school students began being served by two new high schools. Thornton High School opened in 1974.
The district's Five Star Stadium is adjacent to the school.
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State championship titles:
Cheerleading is held all year.
Goulash is the school's literary magazine.
The Trojan Voice is the school's newspaper.
YBK is an abbreviation for "yearbook," and was created in the 2005–06 school year. Its official name is Retrospect.
The marching band is known as the Marching Trojans.
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Melissa Holliday, Playboy magazine's Miss January and a graduate of Thornton High School, autographs copies of the magazine at Aurora Newsland. . .