Academics

Sep
11

Head of School Weekly Email

Dear TA Students & Families, Here are a few school-wide announcements and reminders as we wrap up week 1: BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL Homework club for those who need to be on campus before 8:30am or after 2pm launches on Monday. Please submit the sign-up form to participate for 1st quarter. Latham Library remains closed to visitors […]

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Sep
02

Head of School Community Email: Back to School News & Laptop Checkout

Dear Thetford Academy Students & Families, The start of the school year is just around the corner! Teachers and all staff have been busy working together since last Monday getting ready to welcome students back.  This email outlines important information to help all of us as we launch this unique new year on September 8. As you review the […]

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Aug
14

Head of School Community Email: Fall 2020 Plan Updates & Option Selection for Students

The following message was sent via email to TA parents and guardians on August 14. Dear Thetford Academy Parents and Guardians, I am writing today to share updates on our academic program this fall and to distribute the official form to indicate each student’s option. 1. Start & End Times of the On-Campus Experience The Thetford […]

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Jul
22

Head of School Community Email: Important Summer Updates

The following information was emailed to families of new and returning students on July 22. Dear Thetford Academy Families & Students,  I hope you are well and finding time to enjoy some of your favorite summertime activities, despite the travel and activity restrictions we are all dealing with.  Planning for the fall semester continues intensively […]

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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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School Events

September 18, 2020
  • 9th Grade Retreat
    September 18, 2020

September 23, 2020
  • Fully Remote Day
    September 23, 2020

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Athletics This Week

September 18, 2020
  • HS XC practice

  • Boys HS Soccer Practice 3:30-5PM

  • Boys HS Soccer Practice 3:30-5PM

  • Girls HS Soccer Practice 3:30-5PM

  • Girls HS Soccer Practice 3:30-5PM

  • MS Soccer Practice 5-6:30PM

September 21, 2020
  • HS XC practice

September 22, 2020
  • HS XC practice

September 24, 2020
  • HS XC practice

Lunch

September 14, 2020
  • Grilled Chicken Sandwich

September 15, 2020
  • Bagel Cream cheese and Sausage

September 16, 2020
  • No Lunch Served

September 17, 2020
  • Cheeseburger

September 18, 2020
  • Italian Grinder

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