Author: Abi

75th Annual Founders' Day! On Friday, Feb. 2, Thetford Academy celebrated its 199th birthday with the 75th annual Founders’ Day celebration! This year's theme was animated movies; each class chose an animated movie for their class to represent. Students displayed their individual talents and creativity by preparing skits, building floats, decorating cakes,...

Sophomore Tim Gray has recently completed a map of all the trails around Thetford Academy for the Thetford Outdoor Program, as a special project for TA's new, half-day Environmental Studies and Outdoor Education course. To complete the project, Tim spent many hours in the woods behind Thetford Academy mapping out the...

Come enjoy some light-hearted drama put on by Ray Chapin’s drama students on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 11 and 12, at 7 p.m. in the Martha Jane Rich Theater, for the 21st annual Ten-Minute Play Festival. The plays being performed are written by a variety of people, from famous playwrights to TA...

On Friday, Jan. 5, Emily Silver’s Creative Writing class presented a sample of the pieces that they have written throughout the semester.  In a special program in the Martha Jane Rich theater, the 15 students presented a wide variety of writing, ranging from long stories to short poems that were...



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.