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Dear TA Families, Welcome back and Happy New Year. Here are important updates to share with our school community as we shift gears into 2022. ACADEMIC UPDATES: – Semester Transitions Early January is a pivotal time in the academic calendar at TA. Students return from holiday break and immerse themselves back into classes for the final stretch of the semester. Students are working on culminating projects, essays, activities, exams, and reflections this week and next. This is an especially intense period for high school students, whose current roster of classes end as part of the semester block system and new courses begin on January 18. (Students...


This update from the Thetford Academy Health Office was also sent to all TA families by email. Updates to Thetford Academy Covid Guidelines When a student is diagnosed with Covid (day of positive test is day 0) Days 1- 5 with no symptoms, or with mild symptoms that resolve within 4 days: student must stay homestudents can complete a rapid antigen test on day 4 and day 5 OR students can complete a Covid PCR/LAMP test on day 5 students must send a copy of the test result/photo of the rapid test result to the Health Office Day 6-10 with negative test result: students...


TA's varsity and JV girls basketball teams traveled to Windsor on Tuesday, Dec. 21 for their third game of the season. The varsity team went in feeling strong after defeating White River Valley (43-23) and Rivendell (42-31) last week. Despite giving it their all, the girls were outpaced by Windsor and suffered a tough 65-35 loss. The JV team faced similar challenges vs. their Windsor opponents, ending with a loss that evened their record to 1-1. The girls teams travel to Division 1 powerhouse CVU on Thursday, Dec. 23. On the boys side, both varsity and JV teams opened the season...


After a long hiatus, Thetford Academy's instrumental and choral students were proud to present their winter concert on December 15, 2021 in the Vaughan Alumni Gymnasium. With a backdrop of photographs captured by TA photography and yearbook students, the concert was a welcome return to live performance and sharing the joy of music with one another. The concert featured TA's stage band and the middle school chorus with 9th grade soloist Zach Nalette. Led by choral teacher John Luce, the chorus's uplifting set included Bobby McFerrin's "Don't Worry, Be Happy," a medley from the musical The Fantasticks, Joy to the World,...


This season of giving, we invite you to join us with a year-end gift to Thetford Academy. Your gift helps TA sustain and grow our academic program, develop extracurricular opportunities for every student, and offer robust arts and athletics programming all year long. A gift to TA supports immersive, outdoor education opportunities like our half-day Environmental Studies and Outdoor Education Course. It provides funding for new curriculum, projects, and programs that reflect the needs and interests of our student body. It's advanced language learning, computer coding, performing arts, and sustainable agriculture right here on campus. The annual fund is a foundation...


Dear TA Families, 2021 at TA is a wrap! As I write to you this afternoon, I am looking out at an almost-full moon rising early over the New Hampshire mountains as the sun sets on this almost-shortest day of the year. A gorgeous close to a year that presented many challenges. Once again, I want to thank everyone for working together to keep our school community safe and healthy, while striving to keep students engaged, learning, and connected. A special shout-out to the TA faculty and staff for their continued stamina and 'stick-to-itiveness' throughout this pandemic marathon. I encourage parents, students,...

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