There's an old homestead in the forests of Fairlee, VT unearthing clues to the town's early history. Archeologist and Fairlee resident Dr. William Fitzhugh recently embarked on a mission to protect the area from logging and begin a careful excavation of its long-buried artifacts. Dr. Fitzhugh, senior scientist and curator...

Thetford Academy is hosting a Virtual Open House for prospective students and their families on Thursday, November 12 at 7 p.m.With representatives from our faculty, our parent community, and our student body, we hope to provide families a fun and informative overview of Thetford Academy's programs, followed by an interactive...

November 6, 2020 Dear Thetford Academy Parents and Guardians, This letter and the enclosed report card for 1st quarter are important reminders that we have arrived at the half-way mark of this unusual fall semester.  Behind each letter grade are nine weeks of experiences, assignments, honed skills and new knowledge. Please take time with your...

Dear TA Families and Students,Today marks the end of week 4 of the new school year. I want to pause at this important milestone and take a moment to give an enormous public THANKS to our incredible TA staff, who are working incredibly hard to make this school year possible!As we transition...

Friday, September 18 would have been Thetford Academy's 42nd annual Mountain Day and we are disappointed that we won't be able to climb with our students this year. Traditionally on Mountain Day, each grade tackles one mountain per year, with the goal of having hiked each of the six...



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.