“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]