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Mar
23

Encore One Act Play Performance: Saturday, March 31

Thetford Academy’s One Act Play students are advancing to the State Festival in Springfield, and to help them prepare, there will be another community performance of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [abridged] on Saturday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in the Martha Jane Rich Theater. The cast will hold a discussion with the audience […]

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Mar
21

Emma Bauer named National Merit Scholarship Finalist

About 1.6 million juniors in the United States entered the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2016 PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, which served as an initial screen of program entrants. Those who scored in the top 1% achieve the distinction of National Merit Semifinalist. Many of these students move on to become […]

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Mar
21

Free Summer Programs Offered by ISTS at Dartmouth College

The Institute for Security, Technology and Society (ISTS) at Dartmouth College is pleased to offer, once again, free summer programs exploring cybersecurity to area high school students. We appreciate your assistance in encouraging students to apply for one of these five day programs, that will run July 9th through July 13th (Introductory Program) and July 30th […]

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Mar
11

Language Department Announces 2019 Trip to Costa Rica

The Language Department is excited to offer a trip to Costa Rica during spring break of 2019. Take advantage of “early bird” pricing by signing on before March 22.  Participating students must have finished at least one level of Spanish and be in the 9th-12th grade next year. A Costa Rica parent and student informational […]

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Mar
11

One Act Play Advances to State Drama Festival

Congratulations to the cast and crew of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [abridged] for their outstanding performance at the Regional Drama Festival at Hartford High School Saturday, March 10. Their show was selected to advance to the State Finals in Springfield on April 6 and 7. Thetford Academy was recognized for Excellence in Storytelling through Outstanding Company. Clare Swanson and Emma Bauer were recognized […]

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Mar
09

Campout in the TOP Yurt on March 16

The Thetford Outdoor Program (TOP) is hosting a campout in our new yurt Friday, March 16, through Saturday, March 17. The yurt is located at the top of Sunset/Sunrise Hill in the Thetford Hill State Park, adjacent to and a ten-minute walk from the school’s main campus. Activities will start after classes on Friday and […]

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Mar
07

February Student of the Month: Abby Berard

February’s Student of the Month embodies so many of the qualities that we value at TA.  She is a conscientious student, unflappable in her kindness and positive attitude, a loyal friend; and she contributes to our community in many ways.  In addition, this junior is that rare person who works hard to benefit her community […]

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Feb
28

Thetford Academy Celebrates Chinese New Year

Friday, Feb. 16, marked the lunar New Year and the beginning of the two-week Spring Festival in China, a time when many Chinese return to their hometowns and celebrate by participating in family, regional, and national traditions. This year at TA, we participated once again in a few of those traditions. “No Dumplings, no Spring […]

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Feb
23

What You Need to Know: Week of Feb. 26

Week of Feb. 26 Wednesday, Feb. 28: Admissions Shadow Day Thursday, March 1: One Act Play:  The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [abridged] (revised), 7 p.m., Martha Jane Rich Theater Friday, March 2: Progress Reports Go Home with Students Looking Ahead: Week of March 5 Thursday, March 8:  Board of Trustees Meeting, 7 p.m., TA Library Athletics […]

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Feb
23

Michael Fernandez: Spelling Bee Champion

Seventh grader Michael Fernandez out-spelled thirteen 7th and 8th graders to win Thetford Academy’s fifth annual spelling bee, organized by English teachers Joe Deffner and Ray Chapin. Michael won on the twelfth round of the bee, correctly spelling “segregation” and “callous” for the win after classmate Noah Hill (who correctly spelled “cyclops” in the previous […]

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Feb
21

TA Students Honored for Excellence in AVA Gallery Art Show

On Friday, Feb. 16, the opening reception and awards ceremony for the 10th annual Best of the Upper Valley High School Exhibition was held at AVA Gallery in Lebanon, NH. Sixteen schools with over 145 students participated in an incredible display of artistic talent. Juror for the show was Patrick Dunfey, Head of Exhibitions Design […]

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Feb
14

January Student of the Month: Hannah Young

The January 2018 Student of the Month is a confident and talented Panther who possesses a strong voice, both as a writer and a visual artist. This may seem incongruous with this quiet, unassuming student, unless you are one of her many friends gathered daily around the table in the art room passionately discussing things […]

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Feb
10

What You Need to Know: Week of Feb. 12

Week of Feb. 12 Monday, Feb. 12: Late Arrival Schedule; classes begin at 9:40 a.m. Monday, Feb. 12: Admissions Shadow Day Wednesday, Feb. 14: Admissions Shadow Day Thursday, Feb. 15: Spelling Bee, 9:40 a.m., Martha Jane Rich Theater Thursday, Feb. 15: Second Semester Parents Night, 6 – 8 p.m. (6 – 7 p.m., Faculty Open House; […]

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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 […]

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Feb
08

Upper Valley Employers Team Up with TA and LHS on STEM Program

HANOVER, N.H.—Feb. 5, 2018—FUJIFILM Dimatix and Hypertherm, are partnering on a high-tech manufacturing and engineering program for high school seniors at both Lebanon High School and Thetford Academy. In addition to learning career readiness skills, participating students will earn two credits toward graduation, including one full math and half a science credit. The program’s introduction […]

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Feb
07

Clare Swanson ’18 Wins Poetry Out Loud Competition

Thetford Academy’s 9th annual Poetry Out Loud competition took place in the Martha Jane Rich Theater on Tuesday, Feb. 6. The competition is part of a nationwide contest that “encourages students to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation.”  It reaches 3 million students from 10,000 schools across the country. Ten high school students […]

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School Events

March 26, 2019
  • Admissions Visits
    March 26, 2019

  • Paying for College Night
    March 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

March 28, 2019
  • Admissions Visits
    March 28, 2019

  • Bicentennial Speakers Series - Scott Shipman
    March 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    MJR Theater

March 29, 2019
  • End of Third Quarter
    March 29, 2019

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Athletics This Week

March 25, 2019
  • HS T&F 3:10-4:40

March 26, 2019
  • HS T&F 3:10-4:40

March 27, 2019
  • HS T&F 3:10-4:40

March 28, 2019
  • HS T&F 3:10-4:40

March 29, 2019
  • HS T&F 3:10-6:00

Lunch

March 25, 2019
  • Burgers and fries

March 26, 2019
  • Chili and cornbread

March 27, 2019
  • Chop suey

March 28, 2019
  • Quesadilla

March 29, 2019
  • Pizza

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