Psychologist Bill Ketterer, who works with students at Thetford Academy and other Upper Valley schools, was honored last week by the American Psychology Association with the 2021 Distinguished Contributions of Applications of Psychology to Education and Training Award. "Dr. K" as he is known by students and colleagues alike, was...

Thetford Academy's "Getting to Y" teams are back in action this fall, continuing their work to create positive change in our school community. Last year, with generous support from a Mount Ascutney Prevention Partnership Prevention Network Grant, TA joined schools from all over Vermont to participate in this UP for...

Dear TA Families, Here are some important highlights for the week. Last Day of Quarter 1 is Friday 10/22 We want to remind everyone that there is just one week left in the first quarter of the school year. If students have assessments they want to retake, additional drafts of writing assignments to revise,...

Save the date and spread the word! Thetford Academy will host Admissions Open House events on Nov. 7, 2021 (in-person) and Nov. 11, 2021 (virtual). Open to all prospective families entering grades 7-12, TA's Open House events are an opportunity to learn more about our academic, athletic, outdoor, and co-curricular...

Dear TA Families,Gratitude for Friday Yesterday was one of those precious few days in the school year when only the educators are on campus. Inservice time is invaluable for colleagues to come together, reflect on the year, plan and work together, share strategies and resources, and hone our craft. We know families have...



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