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On Sunday, Sept. 23, Thetford Academy international students and their host families gathered at the Bugg residence to meet, mingle, and catch up over BBQ and lawn games. Now in year 8, TA's International Student Program enrolls up to 10 students annually from around the globe. This year's 4 international students...


Have you ever wondered where the Thetford Academy trails go?  Are you curious about the school's management of Thetford Hill State Park, next door to TA?  Would you like to hike the school's new trails at a leisurely pace and see the new yurt built by the Thetford Academy Outdoor Program and...


On Tuesday, an all-school announcement interrupted TA's lunch period--a surprise for all students was "happening now" on the green. Students would not be disappointed, announcer (Alden Nichols '19) promised. And if they appreciated art and cookies, they were not.  Alden and his classmates William Bugg '19, Owen Deffner '19, and...


MOUNTAIN DAY: Our 40th annual Mountain Day, one of Thetford Academy’s most special traditions, will take place on Friday, Sept. 14, with a rain date of Monday, Sept. 17. Founded by the late headmaster Frederick G. Torrey, Mountain Day challenges each of TA’s six classes to climb a nearby peak: 7th Grade...


Fifteen Students from TA and LHS Participate in Inaugural Program After more than 18 months of planning, FUJIFILM Dimatix and Hypertherm launched a half-day STEM internship program in high-tech manufacturing and engineering for seven Thetford Academy students and eight of their counterparts from Lebanon High School.   In the semester-long program which began Aug....


Middle and High School Students, Register for STEM After School Programs Now! The New Hampshire Academy of Science (NHAS) STEM Center, located in Lyme, NH, is a state-of-the-art laboratory equipped with advanced scientific instruments supporting research across the STEM fields. Our programs are instructed by Ph.D. scientists and engineers. This is...


Thetford Academy’s 200th session began on Tuesday, Aug. 28.  This year, our  301 students—including 67 new to the school—come from 13 Upper Valley towns (Brownsville, Chelsea, Corinth, Hanover, Hartland, Lyme, Newbury, Orange, Sharon, Strafford, Thetford, Topsham, and Washington) and two countries (China and South Korea). Opening day began with an all-school assembly during which the...


On July 16, 2018, at their annual conference in Los Angeles, the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) honored Thetford Academy's Counseling Office for earning designation as a "Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP)." The RAMP designation, awarded for aligning with the criteria in the ASCA National Model, recognizes schools committed to delivering...

our VALUES

Excellence

We set high expectations. we challenge all members of the school community to reach their highest potential.

Commitment

We value initiative, courage and dedication. We take personal responsibility for the goals we set and work hard to achieve them.

Cooperation

We work and learn together. We see teachers as coaches, students as team members, families as partners, and learning as practice and action.

Caring

We provide individuals with personalized support and guidance. We care about each other and the larger community.

Diversity

We respect differences among people. We welcome the contribution of carried perspectives to a rich and flexible school culture.