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Apr
22

TA Day of Giving: May 8, 2019

It’s almost here! Thetford Academy’s second annual Day of Giving is coming on May 8, 2019. This year, in honor of our 200th birthday, we are celebrating #200ReasonsWhy Thetford Academy is important to YOU. We each connect to Thetford Academy for both universal and personal reasons. We support education, but we also have a teacher […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Bicentennial . Features . Parents . TA Today
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Apr
21

Students Sought for Vermont State Board of Education

The Vermont Governor’s Office is seeking a candidate to serve on the State Board of Education as one of its two student representatives. The State Board of Education usually meets on the third Wednesday of every month and establishes policies, regulations and rules related to education in Vermont and in keeping with statutes passed by the Legislature. […]

By William Bugg | News . Parents . TA Today
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Apr
21

Cedar Circle After-School Culinary Program for Middle School: May 7 to June 11

Cedar Circle Farm is offering an after school cooking program open to Middle School students. Registration and additional information may be found online. Scheduled for Tuesday afternoons from May 7 to June 11, this 6-week culinary program session is geared toward a middle school students’ skill set. The lessons take a well-rounded approach to teaching students culinary […]

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Apr
21

Helping Families Manage Anxiety: Lynn Lyons at HHS, April 29

Lynn Lyons, a Concord, New Hampshire, psychotherapist, author and expert on treating, managing and avoiding childhood anxiety, will speak on Monday, April 29, at 7 p.m. at Hanover High School Auditorium.  Lyons, author of Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Playing with Anxiety: Casey’s Guide for Teens and Kids, […]

By William Bugg | Counseling . News . Parents . TA Today
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Apr
05

Science Day at Dartmouth: May 4, 2019

The Dartmouth Guarini School of Graduate and Advanced Studies is pleased to announce the seventh annual Science Day at Dartmouth, to take place May 4th from 10am-3pm on the Dartmouth College campus in Hanover, NH. Dartmouth graduate students in a variety of fields invite you to their labs for fun, interactive activities and demonstrations. Come […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Parents . TA Today
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Apr
03

Thetford Academy Hosts Blood Drive: May 1, 2019

The Red Cross will be at TA on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for a blood drive. Anyone interested in signing up to donate can visit www.RedCrossBlood.org and enter “Thetford” to schedule an appointment. Students can also sign up with Sue Farrell; walk-ins are also welcome.

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Apr
03

TA Gear On Sale Now!

You can never have enough TA gear! Show your Panther Pride AND support the Class of 2019’s Project Senior when you order from the new online store. The store is only open until April 25, so get your gear today! Visit the store at: https://thetfordacademyseniorfund19.itemorder.com/

By Patty McIlvaine | Athletics . News . Parents . TA Today
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Apr
02

UVM Summer & Fall Science and Environmental Programs

The UVM 4-H Teen & Leadership Program just sent along this info about a wealth of available programs for secondary students. Check it out: Summer of Science Registration is now open for these activities. Open to youth in grades 7-12. Click here to learn more.  GIS Camp (June 24-28, 9:30 – 3:30 daily) Farming, Climate Change & […]

By Diana Garcia-Lavigne | Counseling . News . Parents . TA Today
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Mar
31

THS: Migration Nation, April 4, 11, 25

Please join the Thetford Historical Society (THS) in North Thetford on Thursday, April 4, at 7 p.m., at the United Church of Thetford (5470 Route 5)  for the first program in their Spring Series: Migration Nation.   All talks begin at 7 p.m., admission is free, and all are welcome.  A description of programs follows, and […]

By William Bugg | News . Parents . TA Today
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Mar
31

Alpine Ski Team Wrap-Up

A Personal Reflection by Coaches Amy Huyffer and Paul Dixon The Alpine Ski Team’s season for 2019 was made up of six regular season meets, three slalom and three giant slalom, a district meet, and the state meet for qualifying teams.  Usually the races alternate between mountains and slalom and GS, but this was a […]

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Mar
29

Yearbook Orders Due April 21, 2019

The 2018-2019 Thetford Academy yearbooks are on sale now! You can order yours at www.thetfordacademy.picaboo.com. The deadline to order is April 21, 2019, but if you order by April 12, 2019, you’ll be entered to win one item of TA gear from Project Senior’s most recent store! Electronic – $5Softcover – $25Hardcover – $35 Have […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Parents . TA Today
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Mar
28

TA Students Inducted into National Technical Honor Society

TA juniors Morgan Busby, Joseph Dunn, Olivia Limlaw, and Bethany Maxfield were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at the River Bend Career and Technical Center. Shannon Hayes (’19), a 2018 inductee, administered the oath. The National Technical Honor Society honors the achievements of top career and technical education students, provides scholarships […]

By Diana Garcia-Lavigne | Academics . Features . News . Parents . TA Today
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Mar
27

Vaping and Cannabis 101: April 2, 2019

Over 25% of Vermont high school students report currently using e-cigarettes and vape pens, and nearly half tried them at least once. In December 2018, the surgeon general declared it a national epidemic among youth throughout the nation. On April 2, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Martha Jane Rich Theater, TA will host “Vaping […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Parents . TA Today
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Mar
26

Dixon presents research results at AAAS/AJAS poster session

In February, Thetford Academy’s Elle Dixon (’20) was among the more than 10,000 international scientists who flocked to Washington D.C. for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2019 Annual meeting. Elle was there to present her own scientific research at a special American Junior Academy of Science (AJAS) poster session. Elle’s poster […]

By Diana Garcia-Lavigne | Features . News . Parents . TA Today
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Mar
25

Summer Internship Program and April Youth Summit at DHMC

Paid Summer Internship Program: Please help spread the word about our summer internship program. We are especially trying to reach students who don’t already self-identify as having an interest in healthcare as our list of internship sites is growing with opportunities across multiple career tracks, including clinical, business, marketing/digital arts, technology, etc. ·       College Application Deadline:  March 31, […]

By William Bugg | Counseling . News . Parents . TA Today
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Mar
22

Dartmouth Engineering Open House: April 5, 2019

Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering is hosting its annual Engineering Expo and Open House on April 5, 2019. See Thayer’s research labs and maker spaces, sample food science demos and treats, and learn more about engineering options at Dartmouth.

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School Events

April 23, 2019
  • Early dismissal; classes end at 12:10 p.m.
    April 23, 2019 @ 12:10 pm - 12:10 pm

  • Faculty Meetings
    April 23, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 3:00 pm

April 26, 2019
  • Incoming 7th Grade (Current 6th Grade) Visit to TA
    April 26, 2019

  • Dance by 7th Grade, for 7th and 8th Grades
    April 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Athletics This Week

April 23, 2019
  • HS T&F @ BFalls 4pm: Load 1:45; Depart 2:00

  • V Baseball @ Windsor 4:30

  • MS Baseball @ Oxbow 4:30PM

  • V Softball @ Windsor 4:30PM

  • V Baseball @ Windsor 4:30

April 24, 2019
  • HS T&F 3:10-4:40

April 25, 2019
  • HS T&F 3:10-4:40

  • MS Baseball @ Hartford 4PM

  • V Baseball vs Hazen 4:30PM

  • V Softball vs Rivendell 4:30PM

  • V Baseball vs Hazen 4:30PM

April 26, 2019
  • HS T&F

April 27, 2019
  • HS T&F @ Windsor 9:30: load 7:30; depart 7:45

  • V Baseball @ Northfield 11AM (Depart 9AM)

  • V Softball @ Northfield 11AM (Depart 9AM)

  • V Baseball @ Northfield 11AM (Depart 9AM)

April 29, 2019
  • HS T&F 3:10-4:40

  • JV Baseball @ Rivendell 4:30PM

  • V Softball vs Blue Mountain 4:30PM

  • V Baseball vs Blue Mountain 4:30PM

Lunch

April 22, 2019
  • Chicken burgers

April 24, 2019
  • Spaghetti

April 25, 2019
  • Sandwiches

April 26, 2019
  • Pizza

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