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Head of School Weekly Email: Robotics Champs, FAFSA Night & Fall Play

Dear TA Families,

Congrats to our TA robotics team for a big day at their first meet of the year on Saturday 11/5! Check out the meet write-up by one of the team coaches, Leif LaWhite, for all of the details:

The FAFSA forms workshop for seniors and their families is this week – note the date for this event is now Thursday, Nov. 17. Same original time and location: 6:30pm in the TA library. For more details, check out the TA website:

The high school drama students are hard at work, gearing up for their fall play performances of Peter and The Starcatcher next Friday and Saturday nights. Show time is 7pm. The group performed the opening scene at assembly on Monday as an early dress rehearsal and to share a glimpse of their process and the storyline with the school community. More background and performance information:

TA marked Veterans Day this year with a talk by alum Regan Covey ’17 at our weekly assembly. Regan shared reflections on her experiences as a student at TA and Norwich University and her career decisions along the way, along with insights about serving in the military. Read the full story here:

We hope to see many of you on campus next weekend, at the play performances and the alumni craft bazaar!


Carrie Brennan, Head of School

Featured photos this week: Our oldest and youngest robotics team competitors performed well at their first meet of the year. The cast and crew of Peter & the Starcatcher are busy with their final week of rehearsals.



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