bicentennial Tag

This September, alumni everywhere came out to honor TA's beloved, 40 year-old Mountain Day tradition. The first of many events celebrating TA's 200th birthday this year, #MountainDayEverywhere was an enormous success and a whole lot of fun. Over the first two weekends in September, TA alumni hiked from where they were...

Thetford Academy has a big birthday this year -  the school is celebrating 200 years since Asa Burton founded Thetford Academy, the first secondary school in Vermont. In honor of this milestone event, TA is hosting a series of community events aimed at bringing our community together in the spirit...

Save the Date! Thetford Academy is Vermont's oldest secondary school and the 2018-2019 school year will mark our 200th birthday! We are planning a year-long celebration and we want YOU to join us.  Stay tuned for a full schedule of events, and mark your calendars today for our Bicentennial Gala...

With our bicentennial year fast approaching, TA is hard at work at chronicling our 200-year history in a commemorative book. Our Bicentennial Book Committee, led by local editor Alan Berolzheimer, is a dedicated group of TA staff, students, alumni, and community members. In the last several months, the book committee...



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