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Jul
02

Become a Host Family for an International Student

Have you ever considered becoming a host family for an international student? The International Student Program at Thetford Academy brings a diversity of cultures and viewpoints to our corner of the world. Over the 7 years of the program’s existence, we have welcomed 26 students from 11 far-flung regions of China as well as from […]

By Patty McIlvaine | News . Parents . TA Today
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Jun
15

Thetford Academy Graduates Class of 2018

Our 2017-18 school year came to a close on Friday, June 8, with Graduation exercises, accompanied by beautiful weather, moving student speeches, well-deserved senior awards, hundreds of proud family members, and 67 boisterous seniors delighted to receive their TA diploma. Keeping in tradition with past Thetford Academy commencement exercises, the graduation was student-led, with speeches […]

By Bridget Dugan-Sullivan | Alumni . Features . News . Parents . TA Today
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Jun
14

2018 TA Employees of the Year Award: Rich Young, Steve Niederhauser

  On Class Day, June 8, Thetford Academy honored two extraordinary people as Employees of the Year, individuals who have given their all to the students and community of Thetford Academy for many years: Steve Niederhauser and Rich Young. Head of School William Bugg shared the following remarks about Rich and Steve during the Class […]

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Jun
13

Films by Leah and Eli Kaliski Take First in Freedom and Unity Contest

Senior Leah Kaliski and her brother Eli Kaliski, a junior, were awarded first place in their subject categories in the 15 to 18 year old age group of the Freedom and Unity Youth Film Contest this spring. Leah’s film, In My Heart There is a Lemon, won first place in the Personal Stories category — her […]

By William Bugg | Arts . News . Parents . TA Today
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Jun
13

Save the Date for Our 200th Birthday!

Save the Date! Thetford Academy is Vermont’s oldest secondary school and next year is our 200th birthday! We are planning a year-long celebration and we want YOU to join us. Check out our schedule of events and mark your calendars for our Bicentennial Gala on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. All alumni are […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Alumni . News . TA Today
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Jun
13

A Gift for Every Graduate

In a beautiful graduation ceremony on TA’s front lawn last Friday, we said goodbye and good luck to the 68 seniors in the class of 2018. We are so proud of every one of these students–now Thetford Academy alumni—and can’t wait to see what they will accomplish in their next endeavors. With the end of […]

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Jun
12

TA’s Bicentennial Book Project

With our bicentennial year fast approaching, TA is hard at work at chronicling our 200-year history in a commemorative book. Our Bicentennial Book Committee, led by local editor Alan Berolzheimer, is a dedicated group of TA staff, students, alumni, and community members. In the last several months, the book committee has been digging through archives […]

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Jun
12

Nathan Perron ’18 Achieves Eagle Scout Rank

Nathan Perron completed the rank of Eagle Scout in December 2017.  Starting in First Grade as a Tiger Cub he really enjoyed scouting, so he stuck with it through 11 years and stayed on track to complete Eagle Scout in advance of the deadline, his 18th birthday.  As a Boy Scout he held several leadership […]

By Bridget Dugan-Sullivan | Features . News . Parents . TA Today
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Jun
12

June Student of the Month: Ian Barker

June’s Student of the Month is a senior who produces excellent work, assignment after assignment. He is not just about getting the work done; he is about depth, substance, and often clever humor. He does not call attention to himself if his double-meanings or subtle jokes go unnoticed, but he certainly lets out a smile […]

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Jun
05

Summer Sports Offerings from Thetford Academy

High School Cross-Country: Fun Runs are every Tuesday, starting June 12, on the Dan Grossman Woods Trail at TA Arrive by for warm-up; the runs start at 6 p.m. sharp. Saturday practices, usually at TA, start at 9 a.m.and end by 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome! To join, contact Coaches Joe Deffner and Emily Silver.   Girls High School Soccer: […]

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Jun
01

What You Need to Know: Week of June 4

Week of June 4 – Final week of the 2017-2018 school year Monday, June 4: Spring Sports Awards and Cookout, Vaughan Alumni Gymnasium, 6 p.m. Junior & Senior Exams, C & D Blocks Tuesday, June 5: Junior & Senior Exams, A & B Blocks Wednesday, June 6: Exams, 8:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Thursday, June […]

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May
30

May Student of the Month: Jacob Slaughter

Our May Student of the Month has a true love of learning, as evidenced by his approach to course work. He does not see it as a chore or as something he needs to just “get through,” but more as a delicious meal to be savored. This junior’s written work demonstrates a determination to understand […]

By William Bugg | News . Parents . TA Today
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May
30

Conservation Commissions & TOP to Showcase Thetford Hill State Park: June 3

Do You Know What’s in Your Backyard? Come find out on Sunday, June 3, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the Thetford Hill State Forest. The Thetford & West Fairlee Conservation Commissions will be offering a series of outings this summer and fall to shine a light on the rich display of nature we have […]

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May
29

Thetford Academy to Receive 2017-2018 RAMP School Honor

The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) recently announced Thetford Academy as a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP). The RAMP designation, awarded for aligning with the criteria in the ASCA National Model, recognizes schools committed to delivering a comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program and an exemplary educational environment. Since the program’s inception, more than 800 schools […]

By William Bugg | Counseling . News . Parents . TA Today
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May
26

What You Need to Know: Week of May 28

Week of May 28 Monday, May 28:  Memorial Day: No school Sunday, June 3:  Baccalaureate, Thetford Hill Congregational Church, 7 p.m. Looking Ahead to Week of June 4 Monday, June 4: Spring Sports Awards and Cookout, Vaughan Alumni Gymnasium, 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 6: Exams, 8:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Thursday, June 7: Exams, 8:10 […]

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May
22

UVM Extension and 4H Opportunities for Students

VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Cafe – Join the Leadership Team! We are looking for students entering grades 9-12 who would like to join the leadership team to help plan and organize the 2018-2019 teen science cafes. See attached information; applications are due no later than June 30. Youth Environmental Summit Seeking Workshop Presenters YES is an […]

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TA 2017-2018 School Calendar
TA 2018-2019 Key Dates
Student Registration Form
TA Athletics Calendars
Student and Family Handbook
TA 2017-2018 Bus Routes

DAILY SCHEDULES:
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  • Late Arrival Schedule
  • Early Dismissal Schedule
  • Exam Schedule

  • COUNSELING OFFICE INFORMATION

    LUNCH INFORMATION:
    2017-2018 Lunch Information

    THEME OF THE YEAR:
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