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Jennifer Gernhard's Cooking for Health class is sponsoring a food drive to benefit the Thetford Food Shelf. The class recently learned that the Thetford Food Bank is decreasing the frequency their patrons can visit.  Instead of every week, they will only be able to visit every other week.  This is very concerning for the patrons of the food shelf because of the significant impacts it can have on their daily lives.  So, the Cooking for Health class decided to help by organizing a food drive! If you would like to make a donation, please bring a nonperishable food item to TA before Dec....


October’s Student of the Month for the 2017-2018 school year is an outstanding junior who demonstrates TA’s core values every day. Skyra Coulter is a pleasure with whom to share a classroom. She is creative, serious, and kind-hearted. Skyra is a true scholar who has high expectations of herself, as well as lofty goals - one of which is to travel the world. She will be well-served in those travels by her innate curiosity. She works hard to understand why and how the world is as it is, and how it can be better. She consistently produces thoughtful work, and makes...


This October the Environmental Studies and Outdoor Education course at Thetford Academy conducted an experiment with local apples and apple cider. The class first found and collected a wide variety of different apples from our campus and local community. Then the apples were pressed into five different ciders with distinct flavors. Each cider was measured for sugar content, PH, temperature and specific gravity. The goal of the experiment was to compare qualitative and quantitative analysis. So, the class decided to test if the student body at TA could identify which cider is the sweetest and see if that cider is...


This Saturday, Oct. 21, from 1 - 5 p.m. is the grand opening celebration of the just-completed Rusty Berrings Skatepark, located on Glen Road ( near the Power House Mall ) in West Lebanon, NH.  The Skatepark was built in memory of  Tyler Kirschner. Check out these Youtube videos about the park: video 1 and video 2. ...


Northern Stage is proudly presenting Jacqueline Woodson's Brown Girl Dreaming at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m.  TA 8th grader Anna Hebb is one of eight actors who perform in this play, which is free and open to the public. The YES Fall Community Engagement Project (inspired by the the Vermont READS book of the year, brown girl dreaming) is resulting in incredible state-wide recognition. After the Oct. 22 performance, students will perform at the Partnership for Literacy and Learning conference in Burlington on Monday, Oct. 23, for an audience that will include Vermont Humanities Council scholars...


What you need to know for the upcoming week: Monday, Oct. 23: Late Arrival Schedule. School begins at 9:40 a.m. Cindy Pierce Presentation, 6:30 p.m. Martha Jane Rich Theater Thursday, Oct. 26: Financial Aid Forms Night, 6 p.m., TA Library Friday, Oct. 27: End of 1st Quarter Saturday, Oct. 28: Vermont Cross Country Championships at Thetford Academy, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Athletics:  Monday, Oct. 23: Varsity soccer tournament pairings released by VPA for boys and girls. Tuesday, Oct. 24, or Wednesday, Oct. 25: Varsity boys and girls soccer - first round playoff games. Time: TBD; Location: TBD. (We will update this...

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