It is that time of year when students start to think about how they will spend their summers.
Below is a list of different opportunities we have posted over the past few weeks, all compiled in one place for viewing convenience!
Free Summer Programs Offered by ISTS at Dartmouth College
Camp Counselors sought by Horizons Day Camp for Summer 2018
UVTA High School Trail Corps Program
Hypertherm Summer Institute
Governor's Institutes of Vermont
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About 1.6 million juniors in the United States entered the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2016 PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, which served as an initial screen of program entrants. Those who scored in the top 1% achieve the distinction of National Merit Semifinalist. Many of these students move on to become National Merit Finalists by demonstrating through distinguished performance high potential for future academic accomplishment.
We would like to acknowledge and congratulate … read more
Congratulations to the cast and crew of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [abridged] for their outstanding performance at the Regional Drama Festival at Hartford High School Saturday, March 10. Their show was selected to advance to the State Finals in Springfield on April 6 and 7.
Thetford Academy was recognized for Excellence in Storytelling through Outstanding Company. Clare Swanson and Emma Bauer were recognized for Outstanding Stage Management, and Malcolm Silver Van-Meter, Hallie Zens, and Eli Kaliski each received individual awards for Excellence in Acting.
Students will present an … read more
February’s Student of the Month embodies so many of the qualities that we value at TA. She is a conscientious student, unflappable in her kindness and positive attitude, a loyal friend; and she contributes to our community in many ways. In addition, this junior is that rare person who works hard to benefit her community without any expectation of recognition or reward.
In her role as a student council representative, Abby Berard can be relied upon … read more
Friday, Feb. 16, marked the lunar New Year and the beginning of the two-week Spring Festival in China, a time when many Chinese return to their hometowns and celebrate by participating in family, regional, and national traditions.
This year at TA, we participated once again in a few of those traditions.
“No Dumplings, no Spring Festival!”
One of the traditional foods associated with Chinese New Year is jiǎozi, a kind of Chinese dumpling. Jiǎozi are said to bring … read more
On Friday, Feb. 16, the opening reception and awards ceremony for the 10th annual Best of the Upper Valley High School Exhibition was held at AVA Gallery in Lebanon, NH. Sixteen schools with over 145 students participated in an incredible display of artistic talent. Juror for the show was Patrick Dunfey, Head of Exhibitions Design and Planning at the Hood Museum of Art.
Ten TA art students have work displayed in the show. We are very … read more
The 2017-2018 TACADIAN, Thetford Academy's yearbook, is available for pre-order. This year there is the option for a hardcover OR a softcover yearbook; the content of the books will be the same in both books.
Yearbooks will arrive at the end of May, and a supplement book, with everything from the remainder of the year will be distributed at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year.
Hardcover is $35
Softcover is $25
The option for a digital version of … read more
“Consider that the mind is capable of an endless growth.”—Asa Burton, one of the founders, urging citizens of Thetford to establish TA in 1819We set high expectations. We challenge all members of the school community to reach their highest potential.Our mission is to celebrate the unique worth of all students, to nurture their strengths, and to challenge them to fulfill their potential.
A supportive community that cares.
At Thetford Academy, students are part of a community that values citizenship and service. Every day, TA encourages students to use their strengths to help make the world a better place.
We set high expectations. We challenge all members of the school community to reach their highest potential.
We value initiative, courage and dedication. We take personal responsibility for the goals we set and work hard to achieve them.
We work and learn together. We see teachers as coaches, students as team members, families as partners, and learning as practice and action.
We provide individuals with personalized support and guidance. We care about each other and the larger community.
We respect differences among people. We welcome the contribution of varied perspectives to a rich and flexible school culture.