In a beautiful graduation ceremony on TA's front lawn last Friday, we said goodbye and good luck to the 68 seniors in the class of 2018. We are so proud of every one of these students--now Thetford Academy alumni—and can't wait to see what they will accomplish in their next...

With our bicentennial year fast approaching, TA is hard at work at chronicling our 200-year history in a commemorative book. Our Bicentennial Book Committee, led by local editor Alan Berolzheimer, is a dedicated group of TA staff, students, alumni, and community members. In the last several months, the book committee...

As Old As The Hills: Timeless Topics for Thursday Evenings April 12: Metaphorically Speaking- Ryan McKeon of Dartmouth's Geography Department leads us through the processes of land formation, mountain building, and important local minerals, including slate, copper and lead. Martha Jane Rich Theater, Thetford Academy April 19: Beware of Ice!- Glaciers! Up to...

Does Your TA Class Year end in "3" or "8"? If so, it's time to plan a reunion, and Thetford Academy wants to help! We are happy to help provide a venue, send invitations, provide TA swag, and give other support as needed. If you are interested in helping to plan...

By Lydia Whitaker '17 In August of 1996, Len Whitaker started his first day at Thetford Academy. He was hired by Martha Rich for a part-time position teaching Forestry, Horticulture, and Vocational Agriculture. Twenty-two years later he is still teaching two of the same classes—along with 8th grade Earth Science and...



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