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Head of School Weekly Email: Health Office Update, Winter Athletics Guidance & More

Dear TA Families,

Here are some of the news highlights from Thetford Academy for November 12. 

Program Spotlights – Upcoming Competitions & Performances:

  • The New England Cross Country Championships take place at TA tomorrow. Best of luck to junior Madelyn Durkee, who will be representing TA in this incredibly competitive field! Read more about the event here.
  • Tomorrow TA Robotics is on the road again, this time traveling to Pinkerton Academy in NH. The TA club has six robot teams competing. Best of luck to this crew too!
  • The TA drama program will put on its fall play performance of ‘The Visit’ next week, on Friday and Saturday evenings. Audience size will be limited. Read more about the show:

Health Office Update:

Covid case counts in Vermont are on the rise, and we need to continue to work together to keep ourselves and our community safe. Please read the TA Health Office update for this week:

Winter Athletics Information:

The winter athletics season begins November 29. Our winter athletics guidance document shares the latest information for sports and clubs this season and will be updated in response to evolving conditions. 

Community News:

Members of the Thetford Housing Committee asked me to promote their upcoming housing forums, the first of which takes place November 17, with in-person and virtual options. More details are on the Thetford Town website.

Be well. Stay safe.

Carrie Brennan, Head of School

Featured photo: Junior and senior members of the TA robotics club, Tate Whiteberg, Marshall Melancon, Isaiah Kol, and Michael Fernandez at a recent VEX competition.



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