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Sep
08

Essay by TA Senior from Holland Published in Valley News

“TRADING A HIGH-PRESSURE EUROPEAN SCHOOL FOR THETFORD ACADEMY” was the headline of senior Anna Siegler’s essay published in the Close-Up section of the Valley News on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Her essay contrasts her educational experiences in Holland with her warm welcome to Thetford Academy:   “It didn’t take long to figure things out and start feeling […]

By William Bugg | Academics . TA Today
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Sep
07

TA Launches Environmental Studies and Outdoor Education Initiative

OUTDOOR INITIATIVE HAS BEGUN: During the opening assembly on Wednesday, Aug. 26, TA announced a new set of programs to be launched gradually over the next couple of years:  the creation of a Center for Environmental Studies and Outdoor Education.  Funded by a $55,000 renewable grant from the Woodbury Foundation, the initiative (which awaits a […]

By William Bugg | News . TA Today
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Aug
23

Island School Recognizes TA Student

Clara Hoffman ’17 was awarded the Alex Lovejoy Scholarship from the Island School in the Bahamas, where she is enrolled for the fall 2015 semester.  The Island School says, “Clara is fascinated with how the natural world works. Whether it is on her family’s farm in Vermont or on the rocky coast of Maine, Clara […]

By William Bugg | Academics . TA Today
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May
31

Dartmouth College – TA Collaboration on Environmental Studies and Outdoor Education

The Dartmouth College Environmental Problem Analysis and Policy Formulation class has now completed its second and final season of a two-year partnership with Thetford Academy.  Both this and last spring, Dartmouth seniors conducted research on a variety of TA-related projects in environmental studies and outdoor education.  On May 28 at the TA library, the Dartmouth students […]

By William Bugg | News . TA Today
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Apr
26

TA State Finalist in Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest

Thetford Academy has just been named one of five Vermont state finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, a nationwide competition to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by challenging teachers and students to take topics out of traditional classroom settings and into local communities.

By Scott Hepler | News . TA Today
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Oct
10

Thetford Academy Purchases Adjacent House on 10.7 Acre Parcel

The Thetford Academy Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that the school has acquired a 10.7 acre parcel of property immediately to the south of the school’s campus on Academy Road in Thetford, VT.  The school purchased the property (386 Academy Road, Thetford) from Mavis P. Barrett on Oct. 10, 2014.  The funds for […]

By William Bugg | TA Today
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School Events

January 21, 2019
  • No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    January 21, 2019

  • Bicentennial MLK Day Speaker - Derrick E. White, PhD
    January 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    MJR Theater

January 22, 2019
  • Second Semester Begins
    January 22, 2019

January 24, 2019
  • College Night for Juniors and Parents of Juniors (snow date, Jan. 31)
    January 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

January 25, 2019
  • Grade Reports Go Home with Students
    January 25, 2019

  • Dance by Sophomore Class for 7th-12th Grades
    January 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Athletics This Week

January 19, 2019
  • MS Girls Basketball @ Rivendell 10AM

  • MS Boys Basketball @ Rivendell 11AM

  • JV Girls Basketball vs Montpelier 11AM

  • V Girls Basketball vs Montpelier 12:30PM

January 21, 2019
  • HS T&F practice @ TA

January 22, 2019
  • HS T&F practice @ TA

  • JV Girls vs Oxbow 5:30PM

  • V Girls vs Oxbow 7PM

January 23, 2019
  • HS T&F practice @ TA

  • JV Boys vs Randolph 5:30PM

  • V Boys vs Randolph 7:00PM

January 24, 2019
  • HS T&F practice @ TA

January 25, 2019
  • HS T&F practice @ TA

Lunch

January 14, 2019
  • Quesadillas

January 15, 2019
  • Burgers

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