Oct
02

Student Flu Vaccine Clinic Oct. 15

The following letter was sent home to all families the week of September 28. Dear Parents & Guardians, Thetford Academy and Upper Valley Pediatrics will hold a student flu clinic on Thursday, October 15. Flu vaccines are free for all TA students through the VFC (Vaccines for Children) program at the Vermont Department of Health. Your student can receive a flu […]

By Patty McIlvaine | Parents . TA Today
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Apr
30

Self Care Resources for Remote TA, volume 6

Hello Panther Community, We hope you all had a wonderful staycation last week during April break. Anyone garden, hike, or cook something new?  Returning to school after this break is always a reminder about how fast the rest of the year will go. We’re on the home-stretch to June, and we’re hoping you’re doing well […]

By Carrie Brennan | Counseling . TA Today
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Apr
13

COVID-19 Updates from the TA Health Office

From Nurse Sue Farrell: I hope that everyone is staying home, staying healthy and getting the hang of remote learning. I miss seeing you all at school!   As difficult as it is to stay home and self isolate, understanding why we must do this helps.  This “Stop the Domino Effect” video from the CDC is a great […]

By Carrie Brennan | TA Today
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Jul
25

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids: Parent Support Network

PARENT SUPPORT NETWORK: The Parent Support Network is a coaching service offered by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids to parents who are struggling with a teen who is considering or using drugs and alcohol. It includes five one-hour telephone sessions with a parent coach who has personally experienced the challenges of teen substance use, and a resource […]

By William Bugg | Parents . TA Today
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Jul
25

Concussion Management Protocol for TA Athletes

VERMONT STATE CONCUSSION LAW, Act 68, became effective on July 1, 2013. As a result of this law, Thetford Academy is following a concussion management protocol as outlined on the website: www.biavt.org. The “return to learn” (RTL) as well as the “return to play” (RTP) protocols are outlined in the toolkit. We will be following […]

By William Bugg | Athletics . TA Today
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Jul
24

Student Medications at School

Students carrying emergency medications: Students are permitted to carry emergency medications with them during the school day. These include asthma inhalers, epi-pens and benedryl (for potential severe allergies). Please inform the Health Office about any condition that requires your student to carry such medications. It is important that we are kept updated on any health condition […]

By nomad | Parents . TA Today
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Nov
08

Health Announcement

After considerable study and many conversations among members of the TA administration, counseling office, health office and health educators, TA will put in place the following protocol. The school nurse will provide condoms to students who specifically ask, following a brief educational conversation about safe sex. The condoms to be distributed have been provided to […]

By William Bugg | Parents . TA Today
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