Parents

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 […]

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Mar
31

Course Registration Information for Rising Seniors

This year, course registrations will look nothing like they have in your previous years at TA. The process this year is entirely digital, with all necessary documents online and electronic submission of your registration choices. If this is in any way a hardship for you or your family please let us know, we can work […]

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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
22

Scholarship Update for TA Seniors

Message from the TA Counseling Office to TA Seniors We wanted to share with you a few important updates regarding scholarships and how we will navigate this process throughout the duration of Remote TA. First, we will announce all scholarship opportunities via email as usual, with the application attached to the email. We encourage all […]

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Mar
19

Lunch Available to All TA Students During School Dismissal

Thetford Academy will be providing brown bag lunches all TA students during this school dismissal period. Lunches will be distributed Monday-Friday from 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in front of Anderson Hall. If you or someone you know needs access to this service, but have transportation or other concerns, please contact Dean of Students Siobhan […]

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Mar
19

Library and Wifi Access During School Dismissal

Thetford Academy plans to provide limited, small-group access to the TA library for one-hour and two-hour sign-up periods. We hope to continue offering this as a resource through the weeks of school dismissal. Please stay tuned to “Remote TA” for more information on how to sign up. In addition, we welcome our students and families […]

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Mar
19

Student Support Services During School Dismissal

Message from the TA Student Support Team Dear TA Families, During the school dismissal period, your Counseling and Health Office staff, including Mark, Rebecca, Molly, Kara, and Siobhan are here to support you and your students. We see our role as helping students overcome the barriers they face to accessing their education – and this […]

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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
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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Mar
10

UPDATED: TA Drama Presents “The Insanity of Mary Girard”

Thetford Academy Drama students will perform “The Insanity of Mary Girard,” by Lanie Robertson, in the MJR Theater on Friday, March 13, and on Wednesday, March 18, at 7:00 p.m. UPDATE: The March 18 performance has been canceled. Robertson’s play is a dramatic re-creation of the real-life story of the wife of the famous Philadelphian philanthropist, Stephen […]

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Mar
09

Eloise Silver Van Meter Advances to Poetry Out Loud State Finals

Ten brave students took part in TA’s 11th annual Poetry Out Loud Recitation Contest on Feb 11th: Eamon Deffner (as a sample for judges to calibrate their scoring), Frank Loveland, Lily MacVeagh, Grace Davis, Jordan Smith, Hanna Blankenship, Nattilie Sanso, Mackin Briglin, Gretta Koppers, and Eloise Silver Van Meter. Frank emerged as the runner-up, and […]

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Mar
06

Order Your TA Yearbook by April 29

It’s that time of year – the Thetford Academy 2019-2020 yearbooks are ready to go! Order your “Tacadian” today from Picaboo Yearbooks. Just click the link and follow the online instructions to purchase. All yearbook orders must be received by April 29, 2020. Hardcover yearbooks are $35, softcover $25. NOTE: Softcover yearbooks do not have […]

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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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Mar
02

TA Adds Low Ropes Course to Campus and Curriculum

Late this fall, just before the snow overtook campus, Brattleboro-based High 5 Adventure Learning was onsite installing a low ropes challenge course at Thetford Academy. The course, located on the Barrett property adjacent to the Thetford Hill State Forest, has twelve features that will challenge students to think creatively, work together, and help to build […]

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Feb
27

POSTPONED – TA to co-host Nolumbeka Project’s “River Stories”

EVENT POSTPONED – We regret to share the news that this event has been canceled to mitigate community health concerns. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. Thetford Academy and the Dartmouth College Native American Studies Department will co-host the Nolumbeka Project event “Nisnol Siboal/Two Rivers: Celebrating the Waters of Ndakinna (Our Land)” on March 14, […]

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School Events

April 9, 2020
  • Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
    April 9, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    will be conducted remotely

    Contact Board President Gio Bosco for Zoom link to the meeting.

April 11, 2020
  • Canceled: Environmental Film Festival & Panel
    April 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Thetford Academy, 304 Academy Rd, Thetford, VT 05074, USA

    Co-sponsored by Thetford Energy Committee, TA Climate Alliance (TACA), Thetford Conservation Commission, and Thetford Academy. Check back for details.

April 13, 2020
  • Course registration 2020-21, Round 3
    April 13, 2020

    Round 3 is for middle school course registration (w/current 6th & 7th graders)

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Athletics This Week

April 10, 2020
  • HS T&F @ Fall Mtn (dismiss 1:45; BUS departs 2pm; return by 7pm)

Lunch

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

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