Header photo by Katie Lozancich @_katielo This fall, after visiting Thetford Academy for the first time in 15 years, Alex Showerman ‘06 hopped back in her car and headed west. An elite outdoor athlete, Alex was due in Utah to catch the 20th anniversary of mountain biking’s Red Bull Rampage, the...

In 1996, a major renovation of TA's White Building created the now spacious and light-filled school library. Featuring large east-facing windows and expansive views of the Connecticut River Valley and New Hampshire’s mountains, the library’s central reading room, the adjoining learning lab, and the project room next door are a...

Giving Tuesday is a global movement that "unleashes the power of radical generosity." Every year, on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Giving Tuesday is a call to give generously to the organizations whose work is important to us. This Giving Tuesday, November 30, 2021, we invite you to join Thetford...

In his recent book of poems, “The Many Moods of Dis-ease,” Ross Putnam, TA class of 1966, explores the wide range of emotions he has experienced since his diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease in 2007. “[The poems] are written for those living with all neurologically degenerative disorders, their care partners, as...



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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.