Athletics

Mar
01

Winter Sports Round-up: March 1

TA has had a slow, steady and COVID-compliant start to its winter sports season…but the games are on! The alpine ski team is training hard at Pico Mountain and Storrs Hill three afternoons a week. Competitions started on February 9 at Suicide Six, where TA’s skiers turned out some strong performances. Last Friday at Bromley Mountain, […]

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Feb
19

Head of School Email: Semester 2 Highlights – Academics, Athletics & the Arts

Dear TA Families & Students, Semester 2 is humming along. Here are some key highlights to share, as we reflect back to the first few weeks of February and look ahead to the month of March. ACADEMICS: When we return from break on Monday, March 1, we will fully implement our new schedule with classes meeting […]

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Dec
02

TA Athletes Recognized for Fall Season Achievements

Cross Country runners Tobin Durham ’22 (pictured in header photo running with Abby Egner ’23) and Madelyn Durkee ’23 were recently named to the All SVL (Southern Vermont League) League list. In his press announcement, Todd Smith, SVL Cross Country Liaison, says: “To say the least, this was a challenging season. It began with questions […]

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Nov
17

TA Cross Country 2020 Season Round-up

Congrats to TA’s girls cross-country team for earning runner-up status at Vermont’s D-III Championships held at TA on October 31. Madelyn Durkee led the team, crossing the line in 3rd place in the division and an impressive 7th overall in the combined D-I, D-II, D-III results. Ninth-grader Annie Hesser finished 12th in D-III, followed by […]

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Sep
25

Athletics Update for Spectators

We are excited to share that our Panthers will be back on the field at TA for games very soon! We will follow the COVID-19 guidelines set by the VPA and the VT Agency of Education. All fans should be aware of the following: Spectator Expectations for TA Athletics Face coverings are required while on […]

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Aug
14

Fall 2020 Athletics Update

Thetford Academy’s fall athletics season will be going forward in accordance with the State of Vermont Agency of Education’s Fall Sports Guidance. Tryouts and practices will begin Tuesday, September 8, coinciding with the first day of school. In order to sign up to participate in soccer or cross country this fall, families must read and […]

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Jun
25

Coaching Positions Available

Thetford Academy is looking to fill several coaching positions for the upcoming 2020/2021 school year.  We are looking for energetic and knowledgeable people to work with our student athletes.  Coaching experience is preferred but not required.   FallJV High School Girls SoccerV Asst. High School Girls SoccerJV High School Boys Soccer WinterJV High School Girls BasketballJV High School […]

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Jun
11

Girls and Boys Track & Field Remain Defending State Champs

Tribute to our Track & Field Seniors Grace Davis  Grace graduates as the most decorated female field athlete in Thetford Academy history. She is the outdoor school record holder in the 100m hurdles, long jump, triple jump, high jump, and decathlon. She holds indoor school records in the long jump, triple jump, and high jump. […]

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May
18

Student of the Month April 2020: Emi Vaughan

The floodgates opened when an email went out soliciting input for April’s Thetford Academy Student of the Month Emi Vaughan. Some common themes quickly emerged and were summarized by Mr. Mann, who writes that Emi Vaughan is “a scholar, a natural leader, and one of the kindest people I have had the privilege of knowing.” […]

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Mar
16

Recognizing Our Senior Track Athletes

In the words of Coach Charlie Buttrey… Most athletic teams are able to honor their seniors during the final home game. The indoor track team had planned on doing its senior honors during the Winter Sports Award Banquet. Unfortunately, the banquet has been cancelled. In its absence, we would like to take this opportunity to […]

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Mar
11

Champions! Panther Boys Earn 2020 DIII State Title

With an up and down season, the #7 seed Panthers trip to the Aud was never a sure thing. But with an upset of #2 Randolph 63-54 in the quarterfinals, they punched their ticket emphatically for the third year in a row. The Valley News round-up quotes coach Jason Gray: “It just means that the […]

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Mar
02

Spring Sports Signup

Winter athletics are winding down and it’s time to starting thinking spring! Students interested in participating in spring sports (baseball, softball, track and field) should sign up on the bulletin boards in the lower level of the Anderson building. Important Information All students need an up-to-date physical (within two years) on file to participate. Handbook […]

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Feb
20

Indoor Track and Field Takes Top Spots in State Finals

Thetford Academy’s Indoor Track and Field teams had a very, very good day at the state meet, walking away with a hard-earned Division II title (boys) and a TA-best second place overall finish (girls). According to Coach Buttrey, “new school records were set and a boatload of PR’s were made and ELEVEN TA athletes punched […]

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Feb
10

TA’s Alpine Ski Team Competes at Pico and Bromley

by Paul Dixon Thetford Academy’s alpine ski team competed at Pico and Bromley recently, with some great individual and team performances from both the boys and the girls. Elle Dixon skied well in both races finishing in 14th place in the Giant Slalom at Pico and cracking the top ten for the first time ever […]

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Jan
31

Panthers Basketball Season in Full Swing

TA’s girls and boys basketball teams were back in action after a busy week last week that included their Cancer Awareness events. Both teams are will finish out their regular-season schedules in February vs. Capital League foes. After a trip to the XL Center to watch UConn play against Team USA, the TA girls teams […]

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Jan
25

Joel Breakstone: 2019 High School Vermont Track & Field Coach of the Year

Named by U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Written by Emily Silver, long-time coaching colleague of Joel’s Joel started teaching social studies and coaching cross-country and track & field at TA during the 2003-2004 school year when he interned fresh out of college. In 2009, he moved to California for graduate school but returned to […]

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School Events

March 8, 2021
  • A Block Classes (a.m.)
    March 8, 2021

March 9, 2021
  • B Block Classes (a.m.)
    March 9, 2021

  • Getting to Y Community Dialogue w/Middle School Group
    March 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

March 10, 2021
  • Fully Remote Day
    March 10, 2021

March 11, 2021
  • C Block Classes (p.m.)
    March 11, 2021

  • TA Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
    March 11, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

March 12, 2021
  • D Block Classes (p.m.)
    March 12, 2021

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Lunch Calendar

Nothing from March 7, 2021 to March 14, 2021.

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