Student Life

At Thetford Academy, we know student life is an important complement to academics.

Extracurricular opportunities give students a chance to try new things, meet new friends, and explore their interests and passions. With three-season athletics and more than 20 different clubs and activities, there is a place for every student at TA.

Student News

  • TA junior Caleb Crossett is about as active as they come. Of the few fond memories I have of “CovidPodLife 2021”, one that stands out to me is the memory of Caleb and former Science teacher Len Whitaker passing a hockey puck any chance they could get. It came as......

  • Guest post from TA robotics coach Leif LaWhite The NH/VT 2024 VEX robotics state championship tournament is in the books. And once again, tiny TA wrote the book.  The meet was held at Manchester Community College, an hour an a half from TA, so it was another 6:30 a.m. departure for our......

  • Guest post from TA Alpine Ski Coach Paul DixonThe Thetford Academy Alpine team is heading into the end of the season and hitting their stride after a delayed start to the season. We are seeing so many breakout performances from athletes across both the Ladies and Men’s teams. Many are seeing......

  • Dear TA Families, I attended the college information session for juniors and their families on Monday night and wanted to share some takeaways. The event, hosted by the TA Counseling Department, featured admissions officers from six regional colleges and offered important information and insights that any parent of a student in secondary......

  • That darned stomach bug is back 🙁 Illnesses – A stomach bug, causing much vomiting, has arrived at TA, the elementary school is also affected. If you want to keep your tummy happy; please don’t share water bottles or food. – We still have several students out with influenza symptoms. Symptoms......

  • The Panthers celebrate graduating senior Mitchell Parkman at Senior Night this week. Thetford Academy’s varsity boys played their last home game of the regular season on Wednesday night. Before the game, the Panthers celebrated their lone senior Mitchell Parkman, who has been an important part of the team’s successful season.......



We set high expectations. We challenge all members of the school community to reach their highest potential.


We value initiative, courage and dedication. We take personal responsibility for the goals we set and work hard to achieve them.


We work and learn together. We see teachers as coaches, students as team members, families as partners, and learning as practice and action.


We provide individuals with personalized support and guidance. We care about each other and the larger community.


We respect differences among people. We welcome the contribution of varied perspectives to a rich and flexible school culture.