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Week of Feb. 5 Tuesday, Feb. 6: Poetry Out Loud Competition, 3:15 p.m., Martha Jane Rich Theater Wednesday, Feb. 7: Admissions Shadow Day Thursday, Feb. 8: Board of Trustees Meeting, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9: Admissions Shadow Day Sunday, Feb. 11: Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, 3 - 5:30 p.m., Martha Jane Rich Theater Looking Ahead: Week of Feb. 12 Monday, Feb. 12: Late Arrival Schedule; classes begin at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14: Admissions Shadow Day Thursday, Feb. 15: Spelling Bee, 9:40 a.m., Martha Jane Rich Theater Thursday, Feb. 15: Second Semester Parents Night, 6 - 8 p.m. (6 - 7...


This Saturday, Feb. 3, come to TA for a day full of basketball and to benefit a great cause! The JV and varsity girls basketball teams will be taking on Rivendell at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., respectively. Followed by the JV and varsity boys teams playing Harwood at 2:30 and 4 p.m. Aside from a great day of basketball, all donations made throughout the day will be given directly to the Norris Cotton Cancer Center at DHMC. Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center is one of the nation's premier facilities for cancer treatment and research. The Cancer Center provides a positive environment for treatment,...


Celebrate the natural world and our place in it by watching this selection of award winning films from the acclaimed Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival. This event is the premier nature film competition celebrating the world’s best science, conservation, wildlife films. Our afternoon will feature beautifully crafted short and medium length films which inspire wonder, catalyze change, and broaden horizons. Schedule of films and brief descriptions can be found on town bulletin boards and Listerv. Come for one or come for all! WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 11, 3 - 5:30 p.m.  (with a short intermission) WHERE: Thetford Academy - Martha J. Rich Theater Admission Free     -    All...


Astrobiology: Life Among the Stars University of Vermont, Davis Center, Mansfield Dining Room Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. FREE pizza and soda Open to all youth in grades 7-12 Registration required by January 31st Astrobiology, as NASA describes it, is the study of the origin, evolution, distribution and future of life in the universe. It combines the search for habitable environments in the Solar System and beyond with research into the evolution and adaptability of life here on Earth. Come to this Teen Science Café and learn about current research happening today. Participants will also get to replicate one of the experiments sent...


Week of Jan. 29 Monday, Jan. 29: Late-Arrival-Schedule, School begins at 9:40 a.m. Founders' Day Prep during Power Hour Tuesday, Jan. 30: Founders' Day Prep - half day: Classes follow Early Dismissal Schedule, followed by Founders' Day Prep; school open normal hours. Wednesday, Jan. 31: Admissions Shadow Day; normal school day schedule. Thursday, Feb. 1: Founders' Day Prep - all day: No classes held; school open normal hours.  Lunch available for purchase. Friday, Feb. 2: 75th Annual Founders' Day Celebration - all day:  No classes held.  Lunch provided for all students and staff.  School will end at 2:30 p.m.; students are...


The 2017-2018 TACADIAN, Thetford Academy's yearbook, is available for pre-order. This year there is the option for a hardcover OR a softcover yearbook; the content of the books will be the same in both books. Yearbooks will arrive at the end of May, and a supplement book, with everything from the remainder of the year will be distributed at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. Hardcover is $35 Softcover is $25 The option for a digital version of the yearbook is also available for $5 extra. Click here to preorder a 2017-2018 Thetford Academy yearbook. Note: If it appears that the page won't load, or...

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