A partnership has been growing between Thetford Academy’s Culinary Arts program and the school garden. This fall, school garden coordinator Ehrin Lingeman and culinary arts teacher Jennifer Gernhard teamed up to ensure the garden’s harvest was enjoyed by as many people as possible. Gernhard’s “Cooking for Health” course led an initiative...

Audio storytelling – from long-form documentaries to short digital narratives – is a booming creative medium. Through radio, podcasts, and other forms of digital sharing, an audio story invites the listener into an experience that feels both intimate and immersive. At Thetford Academy, current 8th grade students are learning about the...

Guest post from TA's robotics coach Leif LaWhite TA's robotics team 4886, traveled to Fryeburg, ME on Saturday for their first competition of the 23-24 season - and they brought home the aluminum.   TA sent four robots to the tourney: 4886S: Aden Perry, Connor Kutter-Walker, and Duncan MacPhee,  4886Y: Rowan Moody-A'Ness, Aiden Ouelette, Lucca Huling (and Tristan Woodward...



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