Author: Carrie Brennan

After six years at the helm of Panther athletics, Blendon Salls is stepping down from the AD role at Thetford Academy to pursue new career opportunities. Blendon’s deep knowledge and love of sports, along with his strong relationship-building skills, helped the TA athletic program stay strong and increase student participation. Blendon’s...

The end of the school year is always full of celebration and also bittersweet goodbyes - not only for the graduating seniors, but also for the faculty and school staff who are moving on in their lives as well. This year we are saying goodbye to six faculty members.  Leah Boch,...

Dear TA Families, We had a few schoolwide activities during power hour this week, in honor of Earth Day, that raised our collective awareness about the spring growing season and sustainable practices. On Monday in advisory, students planted flowers and created a multitude of cheerful blue planters filled with pansies and friendly messages that...

Dear TA Families, Yesterday's sunny skies and warm temps meant an increasing amount of outside activity during the school day. The garden, the quad, the athletic fields, the Anderson picnic tables, the trails, the yurt, and the outdoor classroom all provided outdoor spaces for classes, clubs, and lunchtime gatherings. We look...

Dear TA Families, This week's email is a brief note to share the following April updates: Third quarter report cards will come home with students on Monday, April 11.The deadline for sophomores to turn in their course registration for next school year was today.Students in grades 7, 8, and 9 will continue with the...



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.