100 Overlook Circle New Rochelle 10804
100 Overlook Circle New Rochelle 10804


Larchmont Living Magazine

Throughout the years Thornton-Donovan, a 120 year old school in New Rochelle, has pioneered in thematic education with a global flair.  For decades now T-D has made the world its classroom and students regularly participate in the travel-study program.

Each school year about 25 courses are introduced to reflect the theme and Sacred Geography is the 2019-20 title and Israel the country of choice.

Always in the spring of each academic year T-D embraces the country it salutes by traveling there.  In April 2020 over 50 T-D family members will be going to Israel for about two weeks and to cap it off a few days in Rome have been added.

It’s difficult to find any other place in the world that has more Sacred Geography than Israel.  It is also difficult to find more living history than the Holy Land.

T-D is a K-12 international day school with 150 students from over 30 countries.  Its curriculum remains classical, but it is special and interlaced with thematic subject matter.  Graduates go on to major colleges in America and around the world.

T-D’s bells ring again on Thursday, September12th.  About one week into the school year T-D will celebrate the UN International Peace Day and the public is invited.

Listed below are T-D’s most recent academic pursuits:

                                  2020                 –       Israel

                                  2019                 –       Mongolia

                                  2018                 –       Albania & the Balkans

                                  2017                 –       Peru & Ecuador

                                  2016                 –       Frank Sinatra

                                  2015                 –       Iceland

                                  2014                 –       Alaska

                                  2013                 –       Argentina

                                  2012                 –       Venice

                                  2011                 –       Ireland

                                  2010                 –       South Africa