Academics

Jun
26

Q4 Report Card Mailing – Letter from Head of School

Final report cards for the school year were mailed to students’ homes the week of June 22, with the following cover letter included. Dear Thetford Academy Parents and Families, Sunsets are stretching until 8:30 these days and the fireflies are out after dark. Summer has officially begun!  I imagine all of us are welcoming changes […]

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Jun
04

TA Sophomores Present First-Ever Digital Anthologies

This week, English 10: Identity & Voice students presented the final projects of the semester: “The Anthology” for peers, family, friends and faculty via livestream (Zoom). 2020 necessitated a transformation of the Anthology, now considered a rite of passage for TA students, into the interactive digital realm, opening new opportunities for expression through visual design and multimedia.  […]

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Jun
04

Special Schedule: Week of June 8-12

Originally posted on May 20; reposted on June 4: The final week of our school year will have some unique elements, as we add more structure to the remote learning schedule to better accommodate for final class meetings, exams, and project presentations. Like a typical TA final exam week in years past, we have devoted […]

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May
26

Reflecting on the Thetford Outdoor Program

by Ethan Marshia It seems like it was just yesterday that we all ventured out on our first journey together. Entering the portal to a seemingly otherworldly dimension. I was just a mere fledgling. This class has given me everything I could have imagined and more. It has allowed me to see the forest through […]

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May
22

Head of School Community Email – May 22

Dear Parents & Students, Here are the latest news and announcements from Thetford Academy as we shift into the final weeks of the school year. 1. Special Schedule for the Week of June 8-12 Please note that we have a special schedule for the last week of school with A block, B block, C block, […]

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May
18

Letter to Seniors: Deb Sanders Dame

Dear TA Class of 2020: This is the time of year when we would be discussing where you are heading and what your summer plans are but of course we are not able to do that in the traditional manner. It is also when we, teachers, hear that you are surprised at how fast it […]

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May
15

Letter to Seniors: John Luce

Dear Thetford Academy Class of 2020,  Congratulations on finishing your senior year under such trying circumstances. And you thought climbing Moosilauke in September was tough?!  Your class will go down in history as one which overcame huge obstacles. I also want to thank you for welcoming me and my family to TA. I left the […]

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May
13

Letter to Seniors: Jesse Soulia

Dear Thetford Academy Class of 2020, As we embark on a major milestone for you all, in a format that is not what any of us wished for or even imagined, please know I am so very honored to have worked with so many of you over the years. Some of you who came to […]

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May
08

Letter to Seniors: Luke Teschner

Dear Class of 2020, It has been an absolute pleasure to witness your growth from eight and ninth graders to the young adults that you are today. The performances, Founders’ Days, end of year celebrations, all of the talent, humor, creativity and athleticism collectively all make you the exceptional group that you are! I remember […]

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May
07

Letter to Seniors: Siobhan Lopez

Dear Seniors,  I’m writing the first of what will be regular letters from some of the people at Thetford Academy who care about you.  So many of us have wished we could let you know that we’re thinking about you and worrying that you might think you are forgotten in the midst of Quarantime (that’s Casey’s […]

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May
05

Head of School Community Email – May 4

Dear TA Families & Students, May arrived in fine form this past weekend with blooms and sunshine. Spring is really here, and we are in the 6-week countdown to the end of the year. Hard to believe! In the TA spirit of togetherness, we are striving to foster school community, spotlight student accomplishments, and stay […]

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May
01

Free, Online “Purpose” Bootcamp for Grades 10-12

Thinking About College? First, Think About Your Purpose In Life!  Apply for a free, online purpose bootcamp in May and July, hosted by nXu. nXu’s mission is to catalyze a diverse community of youth to explore, articulate, and pursue their purpose. This bootcamp is open to high school students in grades 10-12. Apply by Wednesday, […]

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Apr
16

Head of School Community Email – April 16

Dear TA Families & Students, The daffodils are in bloom on the TA quad, providing a bit of cheer on an otherwise eerily quiet campus. We miss you all! I am writing this week with announcements and reminders related to the next phase of our spring semester:  Next week is spring break and classes will […]

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Apr
09

Q3 Report Card Mailing – Letter from Head of School

Report cards for 3rd quarter were mailed to students’ homes on Thursday, April 9, with the following cover letter included. Dear Thetford Academy Parents and Families, Enclosed with this letter, you will find the 3rd quarter report card for your TA student(s).  Our goal with 3rd quarter grades was to focus primarily on the learning and academic […]

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Apr
09

Student Journal: Elle Dixon ’20

I still haven’t processed the fact the I will never have another day at TA, the place where I grew to be who I am today. It hurts my heart to know that that Tuesday was it. That my junior track season would be my last track season. My heart hurts to know that I […]

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Apr
08

A Tree for Uncertain Times

Expressive Drawing and Printmaking Assignment by Emily Trage, Class of 2020 This piece turned out to be very experimental. I used a medium I’ve never used before: concentrated watercolors. I did the painting on watercolor paper using only one brush.  This tree is supposed to be a reflection of the current uncertainty regarding my future. […]

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School Events

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Athletics This Week

July 11, 2020
  • XC Practice

July 14, 2020
  • Fun Run (team)

Lunch

Nothing from July 5, 2020 to July 12, 2020.

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