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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
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
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
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

TA Celebrates 2020 Honors Celebration Awardees

Photo of 2019 Honors Celebration by Dan Grossman Congratulations to the students who achieved Thetford Academy High Honors at least once in the preceding four quarters, including the fourth quarter of the preceding year, and Honors in all remaining quarters. First-year TA students qualified based on their grades for the first three quarters of this […]

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May
20

Head of School Update for Sending Towns

The following message was sent to community listservs in Thetford, Strafford, Lyme, Sharon, Tunbridge, and Topsham/Corinth … Dear Neighbors, As we move into the final stretch of this most unusual school year, I wanted to share a few Thetford Academy updates with the community throughout our sending towns. Those of you living near Thetford Hill have probably noticed the Academy bell […]

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May
14

TOP Summer Update

Due to the current covid-19 health crisis, Thetford Academy has made the final decision to postpone TOP Summer programming scheduled for June and July of 2020. Both the rock climbing and backpacking trips have been cancelled, with the goal of resuming these option in 2021. The Connecticut River canoe trip, the advanced canoe trip, and […]

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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
03

Elle Dixon Presents Research at National AJAS Conference

Thetford Academy senior Elle Dixon is a not only a cross country and track athlete, a competitive skier, and a standout writer, she is an up-and-coming scientist. For the last two years, Elle has been studying with the New Hampshire Academy of Science in its intensive summer STEM programs. Each year, her hard work paid […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Features . News . Parents . TA Today
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Mar
30

TA Student Supports COVID-19 Response

Thetford Academy senior Morgan Busby has always had a passion for caring for others. In her junior year at TA, Morgan enrolled at River Bend Career and Technical Center‘s (RBCTC) Health Sciences program to pursue her dream of becoming a nurse. By the end of her junior year, she had earned her license to be […]

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Mar
20

Head of School Message: Our Remote Learning Plan

Quick link to Thetford Academy’s Remote Learning Plan. Message from Head of School – March 18, 2020 The public health crisis caused by COVID-19 is impacting every facet of our lives in the United States and throughout the world. Each day we tune in to the news, trying to make sense of the rapidly-evolving situation […]

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Mar
17

Tomorrow – Together! – We Launch ‘Remote TA’

Letter from Head of School Carrie Brennan to students, parents, and staff, sent via email on March 17. Tomorrow we turn the experience of school upside-down and inside-out.  Following our governor’s orders and public health recommendations, we will cease convening each day on our beloved Academy Road campus. Classes will move to a virtual space, with […]

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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 […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Athletics . News . Parents . TA Today
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Mar
13

Coronavirus Updates, March 4-15

Head of School Carrie Brennan shared the following information with the TA parent, student, and employee email lists between March 4-15 … March 15, 2020 Dear TA Students, Parents and Guardians,Vermont Governor Phil Scott declared this afternoon that Vermont schools must close their campuses as of Wednesday 3/18 and continue educational services to students remotely. […]

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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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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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