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Jun
30

TA Celebrates Mr. Mellinger & Mr. Chapin with Employee of the Year Award

Thetford Academy honored two retiring faculty with the Peters Family Employee of the Year Award in June. Greg Mellinger and Ray Chapin are co-awardees of the 2020 Peters Family Employee of the Year Award. Both long-serving faculty members at Thetford Academy, Mr. Mellinger and Mr. Chapin are well-known and beloved among TA students and alumni […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Arts . Features . TA Today
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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

Letter to Seniors: Angela Lavoy

Wow! What a mind-blowing end to your high school experience. There is so much to process. I won’t say too much here–you have most likely heard so many words of wisdom and encouragement from family, friends, and your teachers by now. But, chew on these morsels: learn something new–big or small–on a regular basis. It […]

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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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Jun
09

June 2020 Student of the Month: Carter Banks

June’s Student of the Month can be described with many positive adjectives: polite, considerate, conscientious, hardworking, tenacious, and many more as you’ll see. When challenges come his way, he doesn’t let them slow him down, rather, he seems to use them as fuel to drive him to even greater heights. Tim Renner, an instructor at […]

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Jun
04

5 Faculty Voices in Response to Nationwide Protests for Racial Justice

On June 2, a handful of TA faculty and administrators came together swiftly to share their reflections and responses to national outrage over the killing of George Floyd – and the broader topics of racial justice, racism, and civil disobedience, to name a few. Their recorded message was shared with the TA community – students, […]

By Carrie Brennan | Features . News . Parents . TA Today
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Jun
02

Message for the TA Community: Condemning Racism & Intolerance, Standing for Justice

During this challenging spring, as our nation deals with a global pandemic, we are also now reeling from recent acts of intolerance and racism, most notably the horrific death of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the hands of a uniformed police officer. Protestors crying out against racial injustice are rallying in small and large cities […]

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May
29

May Students of the Month: Jahirah Thurber and Lilian MacVeagh

Given that TA alternates between recognizing a junior and a senior as Student of the Month, May is the last opportunity to award a member of the Class of 2020. We couldn’t let this chance go by without awarding two particular seniors: JJ Thurber and Lily MacVeagh. Congratulations to both! Jahirah Thurber, Class of 2020 […]

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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

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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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
04

Update on End-of-Year Celebrations and Milestones

With many of Thetford Academy’s traditional end-of-year milestone events on hold as a result of Covid-19, we are working hard to ensure that our students don’t miss out and that every student feels valued, supported, and celebrated. Graduation for the Class of 2020: Though we may not be able mark graduation day in the same […]

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Apr
20

TOP Summer Programs – UPDATED

PLEASE READ: UPDATE ON TOP Summer Programs, April 16, 2020. TOP summer programs fill up fast – enroll today to ensure your child can be a part of the adventure! Trail Crew, June 15-19 Students must first apply and interview for a position with the TOP Trail Crew. Participants will be hired based on their […]

By Scott Ellis | Features . News . Parents . TA Today
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Apr
13

Student of the Month: Frank Loveland

Pictured above: Frank Loveland at the 2017 Mr. TA Pageant, accompanied by Eamon Deffner and Alan Xi. The pageant raises money to support the high school education of students in Rwanda via the non-profit Raise Rwanda. Photo by Dan Grossman. If there is anyone more upbeat than our March Student of the Month, it’s not […]

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Apr
09

Self Care Resources for Remote TA, volume 4

Hi, Panthers, I don’t know about you, but I am grateful that the weather is feeling spring-like (at least on some days) and that we live in a beautiful place with lots of outdoor spaces for hiking, running, walking, etc. It makes this whole “stay at home thing” a little more tolerable. Are you getting […]

By Carrie Brennan | Counseling . Features . TA Today
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School Events

July 9, 2020
  • Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
    July 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    via Zoom

    Contact Giovanni.Bosco@dartmouth.edu for Zoom link.

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Athletics This Week

July 7, 2020
  • Fun Run (team)

July 11, 2020
  • XC Practice

Lunch

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

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