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September Student of the Month: Leah Ziai

Picking a “Student of the Month” is one TA’s favorite rituals. Faculty started off this year picking a student “enlivens and brightens our community with her positive energy, friendly demeanor, and contagious enthusiasm.”

Leah Ziai, Class of 2019, has impressed the faculty and staff at Thetford Academy with her willingness to lend a hand or offer a kind word to her classmates. She is inquisitive and thoughtful, and brings class conversations to life with her insightful questions and straightforward style.

Read more about Leah’s accomplishments in the words of her teachers and mentors at TA.




We set high expectations. We challenge all members of the school community to reach their highest potential.


We value initiative, courage and dedication. We take personal responsibility for the goals we set and work hard to achieve them.


We work and learn together. We see teachers as coaches, students as team members, families as partners, and learning as practice and action.


We provide individuals with personalized support and guidance. We care about each other and the larger community.


We respect differences among people. We welcome the contribution of varied perspectives to a rich and flexible school culture.