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The last week of senior year at TA is filled with milestone events: senior prom, senior prank, baccalaureate, Class Day, and of course, graduation. There are the final games and meets of high school athletics, and culminating class performances and presentations. On Friday, Thetford Academy will celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2022 - the first fully traditional graduation event since the pandemic began - in an outdoor ceremony (weather permitting) on the front lawn of the White Building. Looking back over the past week, it's been wonderful - and bittersweet - to see the Class of 2022 enjoying...


The Vermont Division III Track & Field Championships were held in Windsor on Saturday, June 4, and both the boys and the girls defended their state championships with dominant victories. In track and field, the top six finishers in each event score points. Both the boys and girls scored points in all but two of the eighteen events. It was truly a team effort.  We will miss our 9 seniors next year! Manager Maria Rossi; Macey Smith; Elliott Jones; Alex Kim; Madison Powers; Mason LeFevre; Gus Byrne; and lastly, captains Kiran Black, one of the best hurdlers in TA history, and...


Dear TA Families, We are in the final stretch of the school year! I know there is a lot of information to keep track of at this time of year. Thank you for taking the time to keep up with school messages, and please reach out if you have any questions. Division III State Competitions - Tomorrow 6/4 Check out the following details from A.D. Blendon Salls: Thetford Academy varsity baseball will host Green Mountain at 11AM on Saturday (6/4) for the next round in the playoffs. Meanwhile, the varsity track and field team heads to their State Meet at Windsor High School, at...


Covid Cases: TA had 1 new case of Covid over the past weekend. Thank you to students for masking last week & keeping our community healthy!! NEW -Test kits are available at Upper Valley Ambulance. VDH testing sites will close June 25. Vermonters are encouraged to pick up free take-home tests from these sites for home use. Boosters: Students 5 and older should get their first booster if they haven't already. Adults 50 years and older and all 12 years old and up with immunocompromise can get a 2nd booster (if the previous booster was more than 4 months ago). NEW - Covid...


On Friday, May 27, Thetford Academy began its 5th annual "Day of Giving" event with two challenges - and $15,000 - from the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation on the table. Each year, TA hosts the digital Day of Giving as a celebration of both community and philanthropy. This year's theme "Honor the Past, Create the Future," highlighted TA's longstanding traditions like Mountain Day and Founders' Day, as well as the school's historic commitment to experiential and outdoor learning, the arts, and providing diverse opportunities to our students. The challenge from the Byrne Foundation was to reach 100 donors...


In TA's environmental studies and outdoor education course, students spend part of every Friday's two and a half hour class in a designated "solo spot." Solo spots, selected by each student early in the semester, are a place where students can spend time alone with their thoughts–disconnecting, reflecting, and observing. Many students choose to build rustic shelters in their solo spots, offering a bit of privacy and protection from the elements. These weekly "solos" are a lead up to one of the course's culminating experiences. The 24-hour solo experience challenges students to spend a night in their personal spot. It's a...

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