Author: Patty McIlvaine

Header photo by Katie Lozancich @_katielo This fall, after visiting Thetford Academy for the first time in 15 years, Alex Showerman ‘06 hopped back in her car and headed west. An elite outdoor athlete, Alex was due in Utah to catch the 20th anniversary of mountain biking’s Red Bull Rampage, the...

TA's varsity and JV girls basketball teams traveled to Windsor on Tuesday, Dec. 21 for their third game of the season. The varsity team went in feeling strong after defeating White River Valley (43-23) and Rivendell (42-31) last week. Despite giving it their all, the girls were outpaced by Windsor...

After a long hiatus, Thetford Academy's instrumental and choral students were proud to present their winter concert on December 15, 2021 in the Vaughan Alumni Gymnasium. With a backdrop of photographs captured by TA photography and yearbook students, the concert was a welcome return to live performance and sharing the...

This season of giving, we invite you to join us with a year-end gift to Thetford Academy. Your gift helps TA sustain and grow our academic program, develop extracurricular opportunities for every student, and offer robust arts and athletics programming all year long. A gift to TA supports immersive, outdoor...

The 2021-2022 school year marks the third academic year impacted by the pandemic. While teachers are excited to have students back in the classroom for in-person learning, the continued presence of Covid in our communities remains a significant source of stress and disruption for school employees and their families. At...



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 carried perspectives to a rich and flexible school culture.