TA News


Week of Dec. 18 Monday, Dec. 18: Late Arrival Schedule. Classes begin at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19: Board of Trustees Meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20: Last day of school prior to Winter Holiday Recess (regular school day schedule) Thursday, Dec. 21 - Tuesday, Jan. 2:  Winter Holiday Recess. Happy Holidays! Looking Ahead: Week of Jan. 3 Wednesday, Jan. 3: Classes Resume, 8:10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4 : Holiday Instrumental and Choral Concert, 6:30 p.m. Athletics: For athletics practices and games/meets, please see the TA Athletics Calendar or consult the TA App. ...


On Friday December 1st the Valley News visited the Thetford Outdoor Program and wrote this amazing article. Full Article In the more than 500 acres contained on the campus of Thetford Academy and Thetford Hill State Park, Scott Ellis finds endless potential for learning. Standing within a grove of 70-year-old red pines during a Thetford Outdoor Program class on Friday, he saw teaching opportunities all around him. “You look at something like these trees; it’s not a teaching moment, it’s a teaching continuum,” said Ellis, 38, a White River Junction resident and naturalist in his first year leading TA’s outdoors program. “These...


Week of Dec. 11 Wednesday, Dec. 13: Admissions Shadow Day Sophomore Anthology Readings, Martha Jane Rich Theater, 8:15 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 14 : Holiday Instrumental and Choral Concert, 6:30 p.m. Looking Ahead: Week of Dec. 18 Monday, Dec. 18: Late Arrival Schedule. Classes begin at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19: Board of Trustees Meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20: Last day of school prior to Winter Holiday Recess.   Thursday, Dec. 21 - Tuesday, Jan. 2:  Winter Holiday Recess. Happy Holidays! Classes will resume on Wednesday, Jan. 3. Athletics: Saturday, Dec. 9: Varsity Girls Basketball: scrimmage vs Green Mountain, 1 p.m. Monday,...


The Thetford Outdoor Program (TOP) is excited to announce the opening of our new classroom space in the Thetford Hill State Forest. Students in the Environmental Studies and Outdoor Education class have constructed a platform and will raise a 20-foot yurt on Sunrise Hill, at the highest point of Thetford Hill State Park adjacent to Thetford Academy.  The class would like to celebrate this new space with Thetford Academy students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni and community members. On Friday, Dec. 15, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., the class will be hosting a gathering at the yurt and everyone is welcome to...


Week of Dec. 4 Wednesday, Dec. 6: Admissions Shadow Day Friday, Dec. 8 : Progress Reports Go Home with Students Saturday, Dec. 9: Mr. TA Pageant (snow date, Dec. 16), 7 p.m., Martha Jane Rich Theater Looking Ahead: Week of Dec. 11 Wednesday, Dec. 13:  Admissions Shadow Day Thursday, Dec. 14: Instrumental/Choral Concert, 6:30 p.m. Athletics: Saturday, Dec. 2: JV/Varsity Girls Basketball: scrimmage at Hanover, 9:30/11 a.m. One way bus leaves TA at 8:45 a.m. Varsity Boys Basketball: scrimmage vs Sharon Academy, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5: JV/Varsity Boys Basketball: scrimmage vs Blue Mountain, 5:30/7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6: JV/Varsity Girls Basketball: scrimmage...


Latham Library (on the Thetford Hill Green on Library Road, just down the street from Thetford Academy) is hosting a presentation for young people with Dean Whitlock on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6:30 p.m. Dean, who lives in Thetford, has just published his sixth book, Finn's Clock. This middle grade novel is a historical fantasy set in a time when steam is threatening sail, factories are displacing workers, and the immigrants are Irish – unwanted and under threat, but determined to make their place here. It’s 1853, and into Boston Harbor sails a sea-going Chinese junk, bearing magic, mysteries, and a firebrand named...

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