Alumni

Nov
01

TAAA Holiday Craft Bazaar: Nov. 17

The 33rd annual Thetford Academy Alumni Association Holiday Craft Bazaar will take place on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Vaughan Alumni Gymnasium at Thetford Academy, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Admission is free. Exquisite hand-made items created by craftspersons across New England will be available for purchase. In addition, there will be horse-drawn wagon rides, […]

By William Bugg | Alumni . News . Parents . TA Today
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Oct
15

They Ran for Asa Burton

By Charlie Buttrey We made history!! As part of Thetford Academy’s year-long bicentennial celebration, close to 70 runners and walkers were at the starting line when the blast of an 1820’s-style muzzle loader shattered the morning stillness and sent them on their way to compete in the Asa Burton Bicentennial Blitz 5K race. This was […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Alumni . Features . News . TA Today
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Oct
11

Thetford Geo Bee: Nov. 2

The 7th Annual THETFORD GEOGRAPHY BEE is coming up on Friday, Nov. 2, at Thetford Academy.   What is a Geo Bee?  We ask a series of multiple choice questions to three-person teams, focusing on a specific topic.  This year’s theme is “Thetford and Thetford Academy.”  TA is gearing up for its 200th anniversary in February, […]

By William Bugg | Alumni . Bicentennial . News . Parents . TA Today
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Oct
02

Run the 5K Asa Burton Bicentennial Blitz at TA: Oct. 13

On Saturday, Oct. 13, at 10 a.m., join Thetford Academy for a one-of-a-kind super fun Fun Run/Walk with a TWIST! Whether you’re a runner, a history buff, or both, this free event will not disappoint. Named for TA’s founder, Asa Burton, the Bicentennial Blitz will follow TA’s iconic Dan Grossman Woods Trail on a 5K […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Alumni . Bicentennial . News . Parents . TA Today
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Oct
02

Woods Trail Run 2018: Oct. 6

The 2018 Woods Trail Run marks the 28th year of TA’s locally renowned cross country event. On Saturday, Oct. 6, Thetford Academy will become a vibrant, buzzing host to over 2,000 cross country runners and their coaches, families, and supporters. With over 100 volunteers helping to execute the event, it is sure to be another […]

By Bridget Dugan-Sullivan | Alumni . Athletics . News . Parents . TA Today
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Oct
02

#MountainDayEverywhere: TA Alums Hit the Trails

This September, alumni everywhere came out to honor TA’s beloved, 40 year-old Mountain Day tradition. The first of many events celebrating TA’s 200th birthday this year, #MountainDayEverywhere was an enormous success and a whole lot of fun. Over the first two weekends in September, TA alumni hiked from where they were – there were hikes […]

By Bridget Dugan-Sullivan | Alumni . Bicentennial . Features . News . TA Today
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Sep
29

Homecoming 2018

Thetford Academy’s 4th annual Homecoming weekend kicks off Friday, Sept. 28 with middle school and high school dances. The full Homecoming Celebration happens on Saturday, Sept. 29! JV and Varsity girls soccer teams face People’s Academy at 11 a.m. JV and Varsity boys soccer teams also take on People’s at 1 p.m. BBQ and concessions […]

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Aug
30

Alumni, We’re Bringing Mountain Day to YOU!

Do you miss Mountain Day at TA? Every year for more than 40 years, Thetford Academy students have been lacing up their shoes to climb one of the six mountains visible from TA’s front door. This annual class hike is one of TA’s favorite traditions, and if it’s one of yours, now is your chance […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Alumni . Bicentennial . Features . TA Today
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Jun
15

Thetford Academy Graduates Class of 2018

Our 2017-18 school year came to a close on Friday, June 8, with Graduation exercises, accompanied by beautiful weather, moving student speeches, well-deserved senior awards, hundreds of proud family members, and 67 boisterous seniors delighted to receive their TA diploma. Keeping in tradition with past Thetford Academy commencement exercises, the graduation was student-led, with speeches […]

By Bridget Dugan-Sullivan | Alumni . Features . News . Parents . TA Today
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Jun
13

Save the Date for Our 200th Birthday!

Save the Date! Thetford Academy is Vermont’s oldest secondary school and the 2018-2019 school year will mark our 200th birthday! We are planning a year-long celebration and we want YOU to join us.  Stay tuned for a full schedule of events, and mark your calendars today for our Bicentennial Gala celebration on Saturday, Feb. 9, […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Alumni . Bicentennial . News . TA Today
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Jun
13

A Gift for Every Graduate

In a beautiful graduation ceremony on TA’s front lawn last Friday, we said goodbye and good luck to the 68 seniors in the class of 2018. We are so proud of every one of these students–now Thetford Academy alumni—and can’t wait to see what they will accomplish in their next endeavors. With the end of […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Alumni . News . TA Today
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Jun
12

Bicentennial Book Project

With our bicentennial year fast approaching, TA is hard at work at chronicling our 200-year history in a commemorative book. Our Bicentennial Book Committee, led by local editor Alan Berolzheimer, is a dedicated group of TA staff, students, alumni, and community members. In the last several months, the book committee has been digging through archives […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Alumni . Bicentennial . News . TA Today
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May
04

TA Day of Giving: May 9

Thetford Academy is excited to announce its first-ever Day of Giving, scheduled for May 9, 2018. Coinciding with TA students’ annual participation in Operation Day’s Work, TA is working hard to make May 9 the “most generous day at TA.” From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., TA will be using social media to highlight its […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Alumni . Features . News . Parents . TA Today
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Apr
06

Thetford Historical Society’s 2018 Spring Lecture Series

As Old As The Hills: Timeless Topics for Thursday Evenings April 12: Metaphorically Speaking- Ryan McKeon of Dartmouth’s Geography Department leads us through the processes of land formation, mountain building, and important local minerals, including slate, copper and lead. Martha Jane Rich Theater, Thetford Academy April 19: Beware of Ice!- Glaciers! Up to one mile thick!! […]

By Bridget Dugan-Sullivan | Alumni . News . TA Today
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Feb
09

Is It Your Reunion Year?

Does Your TA Class Year end in “3” or “8”? If so, it’s time to plan a reunion, and Thetford Academy wants to help! We are happy to help provide a venue, send invitations, provide TA swag, and give other support as needed. If you are interested in helping to plan your reunion, please email […]

By Bridget Dugan-Sullivan | Alumni . TA Today
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Feb
08

Faculty Spotlight: Len Whitaker

By Lydia Whitaker ’17 In August of 1996, Len Whitaker started his first day at Thetford Academy. He was hired by Martha Rich for a part-time position teaching Forestry, Horticulture, and Vocational Agriculture. Twenty-two years later he is still teaching two of the same classes—along with 8th grade Earth Science and Astronomy. Mr. Whitaker had […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Alumni
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School Events

November 19, 2019
  • Visit Day for Prospective Students
    November 19, 2019

  • Poetry Slam (B block)
    November 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

  • Fall Play Matinee (audience 10th-12th grades)
    November 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

November 20, 2019
  • Visit Day for Prospective Students
    November 20, 2019

  • School Assembly
    November 20, 2019 @ 11:35 am - 11:55 am
    Gym

November 21, 2019
  • Meet & Greet w/Carrie Brennan
    November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Converse Free Library, 38 Union St, Lyme, NH 03768, USA

  • Fall Play - Antigone
    November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

November 22, 2019
  • TAPA Lasagna Dinner Fundraiser
    November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

  • Fall Play - Antigone
    November 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

November 23, 2019
  • TA Alumni Association Craft Bazaar
    November 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Thetford Academy, 304 Academy Rd, Thetford, VT 05074, USA

  • Fall Play
    November 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Athletics This Week

November 19, 2019
  • Boys Basketball 3:30-5PM

  • Boys Basketball 3:30-5PM

  • Boys Basketball 3:30-5PM

  • Girls Basketball 5-6:30PM

  • Girls Basketball 5-6:30PM

  • Girls Basketball 5-6:30PM

November 20, 2019
  • Girls Basketball 3:30-5PM

  • Girls Basketball 3:30-5PM

  • Girls Basketball 3:30-5PM

  • Boys Basketball 5-6:30PM

  • Boys Basketball 5-6:30PM

  • Boys Basketball 5-6:30PM

November 21, 2019
  • Boys Basketball 3:30-5PM

  • Boys Basketball 3:30-5PM

  • Boys Basketball 3:30-5PM

  • Girls Basketball 5-6:30PM

  • Girls Basketball 5-6:30PM

  • Girls Basketball 5-6:30PM

November 22, 2019
  • Girls Basketball 3-4:30PM

  • Girls Basketball 3-4:30PM

  • Girls Basketball 3-4:30PM

  • Boys Basketball 4:30-6PM

  • Boys Basketball 4:30-6PM

  • Boys Basketball 4:30-6PM

Lunch

November 18, 2019
  • Chicken fillet sandwich

November 19, 2019
  • Hot dog, beans and cole slaw

November 20, 2019
  • Spaghetti and Texas toast

November 21, 2019
  • Beef stir-fry

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