The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), founded in 1960, was "an organization of organizers with 'field secretaries' working full-time for change in communities across the Deep South. SNCC’s work spanned everything from voter registration, adult education, and freedom schools to theater productions, cooperatives, and independent political parties." On Wednesday, one...

Dear TA Families & Students, Semester 2 is humming along. Here are some key highlights to share, as we reflect back to the first few weeks of February and look ahead to the month of March. ACADEMICS: When we return from break on Monday, March 1, we will fully implement our new schedule...

On Thursday, Feb. 11, eight Thetford Academy students gathered at the timber framed outdoor classroom to recite poetry with a view. The students were competing in Vermont's Poetry Out Loud contest, hoping to be TA's representative to the state--and maybe even the national--competition. This year was the twelfth year in...

With more than 200 years of school history, TA likes its traditions. Founders' Day, celebrated by generations of TA students, honors the founding members of Thetford Academy who opened the school in 1819. 2021 marked the 78th consecutive year that TA has celebrated its birthday this way.  Though it looked a...



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.