EVENT POSTPONED - We regret to share the news that this event has been canceled to mitigate community health concerns. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. Thetford Academy and the Dartmouth College Native American Studies Department will co-host the Nolumbeka Project event “Nisnol Siboal/Two Rivers: Celebrating the Waters of Ndakinna (Our...

TA's annual Middle School Spelling Bee went 36 rounds before defending champion Leo Downey correctly spelled the word "patrilocal" to win the contest. (Patrilocal definition: adjective 1. relating to a pattern of marriage in which the couple settles in the husband's home or community.) Runner-up Margaret Smallwood also had an...

Thetford Academy sophomore Olivia Sayers' piece "Mountains" was featured in the January edition of the Young Writers Project (YWP) publication "The Voice." The Voice, a digital magazine showcasing the best of the art and writing submitted to the project, publishes work selected by YWP staff, community leaders and mentors: "We look...

On Friday, Feb. 7, with the celebration of TA's 77th Founders' Day, Thetford Academy will enter its third century . TA's Founders' Day tradition began in 1944, two years after the original White Building was devastated by fire and with World War II raging across Europe. Then headmaster Carl Anderson hoped,...

Three Thetford Academy students, Layla Hanissian, Eloise Van Meter, and Olivia White, were recently recognized for their artwork and creative writing by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The awards program comprises the nation's "longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7-12," and is presented by...



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