International Tag

The International Student Program at Thetford Academy brings a diversity of cultures and viewpoints to our little corner of the world. Over the eight years of the program’s existence, we have welcomed 27 students from 11 far-flung regions of China as well as from Switzerland, Greece, Rwanda, and Korea! This program...

On Sunday, Sept. 23, Thetford Academy international students and their host families gathered at the Bugg residence to meet, mingle, and catch up over BBQ and lawn games. Now in year 8, TA's International Student Program enrolls up to 10 students annually from around the globe. This year's 4 international students...

On Sunday March 25, Thetford Academy International Student Program participants, family, and friends gathered to learn about Greek food and culture in celebration of Greek Independence Day. We started the afternoon by getting a serious upper body workout - rolling out phyllo dough into paper thin sheets that would provide...

Friday, Feb. 16, marked the lunar New Year and the beginning of the two-week Spring Festival in China, a time when many Chinese return to their hometowns and celebrate by participating in family, regional, and national traditions. This year at TA, we participated once again in a few of those traditions. “No...



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