Athletics

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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Jan
14

Dartmouth Relays Recap

TA’s indoor track and field team had another standout day at last weekend’s annual Dartmouth Relays event. Or, as Coach Buttrey put it, “This was almost certainly the best Dartmouth Relays the Thetford Academy Indoor Track team has ever had!!” In addition to the school records, podiums, and placement of the teams highlighted below, almost […]

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Jan
08

Strong Showing at UVM for TA Track Team

The Panthers’ indoor track team headed to Burlington last weekend for a Sunday meet at the University of Vermont. The team continued their streak of record-making and breaking performances, with both boys’ and girls’ teams earning podium finishes in several events. The recap from Coach Charlie Buttrey: Knute Linehan ’21 set a new school record […]

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Dec
30

TA’s Track Team Running Up Records

At Friday’s indoor track meet at Leverone Arena at Dartmouth College, TA athletes were on fire! They set new school records in the 600, hurdles, and 4 x 200 relay. And, TA senior Grace Davis set a new state record in the high jump. The details from Coach Charlie Buttrey: In her first-ever race in […]

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Dec
04

Alumni Basketball for One and All

Every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, TA has something fun to be thankful for: the gathering of Thetford Academy alumni of all ages in the Vaughan Alumni Gymnasium for the annual TA Alumni Basketball game. This year, 27 alumni and one “honorary” alumnus (Tim Ouellette, assistant coach for TA’s Varsity Boys Basketball team) came […]

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Nov
18

Alumni Basketball: November 30

Calling all Thetford Academy alumni! Are you in Thetford or nearby for the Thanksgiving holiday? We’ve got a great way for you to burn off some of that Thanksgiving meal! Join us on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 12pm in the Vaughan Alumni Gymnasium for our annual Alumni Basketball game. Relive your TA basketball glory […]

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Nov
04

Champions! Panthers Win Third VPA Div. III Soccer Title

On Saturday, November 1, TA’s Varsity Girls soccer team headed to the Maxfield Sports Complex for their championship game to take on No. 2 Vergennes. The Commodores were a familiar foe and a formidable one–the Panthers played hard to win last year’s title game, 2-1, against the same team. Knowing their opponent well, the Panthers […]

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School Events

August 3, 2020
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    August 3, 2020 - August 11, 2020 @ 

August 4, 2020
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    August 3, 2020 - August 11, 2020 @ 

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Athletics This Week

August 4, 2020
  • Fun Run (team)

August 8, 2020
  • XC Practice

Lunch

Nothing from August 2, 2020 to August 9, 2020.

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