Athletics

Jul
08

Summer / Fall Athletics Information

Summer Activities Athletic practices and scrimmages are available for students during the summer months. The general schedule is as follows: Girls Soccer:  Wednesdays 4:30 to 6 p.m. Those interested should email Coach MacVeagh. Boys Soccer:  Starts July 9th – Tuesdays/Thursdays 5:30-7 p.m. Those interested should email Coach Boyce or Coach Thorburn. Girls Basketball:  Tuesdays and […]

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Jun
26

2019 Spring Sports Round-up

Despite ongoing weather issues causing delays and reschedules, Panthers baseball had an impressive 9-4-0 year, finishing with the first winning season in a decade and ending the regular season in 4th place for D-III. Highlights included a number of solid wins against D-II foes and an early May upset of previously-undefeated Oxbow. The team’s postseason […]

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Jun
06

June Student of the Month: Eamon Deffner ’20

June’s Student of the Month makes others shine brighter. He is simply drawn to lift schoolmates’ voices and celebrate their successes. When he walks into a classroom, with his big paper lunch bag, it is not uncommon to hear him engaging a classmate from across the room. “Good job in your basketball game, Kiana! When […]

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Apr
03

TA Gear On Sale Now!

You can never have enough TA gear! Show your Panther Pride AND support the Class of 2019’s Project Senior when you order from the new online store. The store is only open until April 25, so get your gear today! Visit the store at: https://thetfordacademyseniorfund19.itemorder.com/

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Mar
31

Alpine Ski Team Wrap-Up

A Personal Reflection by Coaches Amy Huyffer and Paul Dixon The Alpine Ski Team’s season for 2019 was made up of six regular season meets, three slalom and three giant slalom, a district meet, and the state meet for qualifying teams.  Usually the races alternate between mountains and slalom and GS, but this was a […]

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Mar
20

March 2019 Student of the Month: Seth Boyce ’19

Sometimes we select a student for this prestigious award because they have recently done amazing things and we hope to encourage them to keep it up. Often we reward a student who has come into their own in their last two years of high school. The rarest awards go to students who were worthy of […]

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Mar
19

Panthers Basketball Achieves Historic Title Sweep

For the first time in history, the Thetford Academy boys and girls basketball teams have won state titles in the same year, and celebrating the first title sweep along with TA’s 200th birthday only makes the occasion sweeter. Saturday’s boys basketball Division III championship saw the No. 3 seed Panthers pull out a thrilling 73-64 victory over […]

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Mar
03

Panther Girls Head to Barre Auditorium for Semifinals

The No. 2 seed TA varsity girls basketball team soundly defeated a talented White River Valley High School team on Friday, March 1, to win the VPA Division III quarterfinals. While the final score of 64-32 points to a decisive Panther victory, White River Valley, a young team with only one senior, played a strong […]

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Mar
03

TA Indoor Track Runners Break Records in New Englands

Eight Thetford Academy indoor track athletes traveled to the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston on Saturday, March 2, to compete with the best track athletes in New England. “We came into the meet with four goals,” Coach Charlie Buttrey said. “One, that the boys 4 x 800 relay team would reclaim its state record. Two, […]

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Feb
24

Panthers Basketball Celebrates Seniors

Nearing the end of basketball season is always bittersweet for the Thetford Academy Panthers, as it comes time to celebrate and send off our senior athletes. This year, the Panthers honored standout Girls’ Varsity players Abby Berard, Lily Brown, and Kiana Johnson at the February 7th home game v. Randolph (56-29). The Varsity Boys honored […]

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Feb
19

Panthers Shine at Indoor Track State Meet

By Charlie Buttrey The Thetford Academy boys indoor track team made history on Saturday when, in just its second year as a varsity sport, they finished a very close second in the Division II meet.  The girls also had a great meet, finishing in a tie for 5th, just one point out of 4th place. […]

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Feb
02

Kiana Johnson Reaches 1000

Basketball standout Kiana Johnson, a senior from Chelsea, scored her 1000th point during the TA vs. U-32 varsity basketball matchup on Friday, Feb. 1. Kiana, who transferred to TA at the beginning of the school year after Chelsea’s high school closed, hit her 997th, 998th, 999th, and 1000th career points with four consecutive free throws, […]

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Jan
14

Record-making Performances for TA Indoor Track Team at Dartmouth Relays

TA athletes delivered spectacular performances at the 50th Annual Dartmouth Relays this weekend. PRs abounded, along with a number of school records, and even a state record! Grace Davis (’20) and Knute Linehan (’21) both set TA records in the triple jump. Bel Spelman( ’19), Tad Darrah (’20), and Eloise Van Meter (’21) also earned […]

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Dec
22

Senior Jake Colby Reaches 1000 Point Milestone in Basketball

Jake Colby began the Thetford Academy – Montpelier home varsity basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 22, determined to reach his 1000th point. Coming into the game with 990 combined career points for Chelsea High School (grades 9-11) and Thetford Academy (grade 12), he was ready to get the milestone done and over with … and […]

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Dec
17

Chris Phelps Named to Football All Division Team

Thetford Academy Junior Chris Phelps, who played varsity football for Hartford High School this fall, was named to the Vermont Interscholastic Football League All Division team for his outstanding defensive performance this season. Wearing number 50 for Hartford, Chris was named second team inside linebacker. Congratulations, Chris!

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Nov
15

Alumni v. Students Basketball Game Nov. 24

Calling all Thetford Academy alumni! If you’re in the Upper Valley for Thanksgiving weekend, don’t miss the us Alumni v. Students basketball game on Saturday. All alumni are welcome to play – this is your opportunity to relive your TA basketball glory days and show TA current students how it’s done! This event is free […]

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School Events

August 24, 2019
  • SAT and Subject Tests (register by July 24).
    August 24, 2019

August 25, 2019
  • New Student Orientation Tours
    August 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

  • TAPA Back-to-School Picnic
    August 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

August 26, 2019
  • Faculty In-Service Day
    August 26, 2019

August 27, 2019
  • 1st Day of School
    August 27, 2019

August 28, 2019
  • School Assembly
    August 28, 2019 @ 11:35 am - 11:55 am
    Gym

August 30, 2019
  • School Pictures
    August 30, 2019

  • Meet & Greet w/Thetford School Leaders
    August 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center, 225 Pavillion Rd, East Thetford, VT 05043, USA

    Join TES Principal Chance Lindsley and TA Head of School Carrie Brennan at the Cedar Circle Farm cafe for a coffee and chat on one of the following mornings:
    Monday, 8/19, 8-9am
    Friday, 8/30, 9-10am
    Wednesday, 9/25, 10-11am

    The community is invited to meet Thetford's new school leaders in an informal setting. Come meet Chance and Carrie, learn about their education backgrounds and their visions as leaders, and help welcome them to the Upper Valley. All are welcome!

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Athletics This Week

August 26, 2019
  • HS XC Practice

August 27, 2019
  • HS XC Prac 3:10-5pm

August 28, 2019
  • HS XC Prac 3:10-5pm

August 29, 2019
  • HS XC Prac 3:10-5pm

August 30, 2019
  • HS XC Prac 3:10-5pm

  • Boys V Soccer @ Randolph 4:30PM

  • Boys JV Soccer @ Randolph 4:30PM

Lunch

Nothing from August 18, 2019 to August 25, 2019.

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