Students have so many experiences over the course of their years at TA – internships, sports, clubs, challenging courses, theater, music, outdoor activities – it’s easy to believe that these experiences alone are enough to foster learning and growth. In Outward Bound’s early days, instructor Rusty Baille famously agreed: “Let the...

Dear TA Families, What can we say about March in Vermont? It's nothing if not unpredictable! I'm sending out a shorter message to our community today, highlighting a few weather-related schedule changes and other upcoming calendar reminders. Event updates: The One Act Regional Festival, taking place at Thetford Academy, has been rescheduled for tomorrow,...



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.