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A GREAT STATE OF MINDS

Students at Talcott Mountain Academy spent the day exploring their campus and learning about the biodiversity that surrounds them. Learn more as Fox 61’s Dan Amarante talks with students and staff about this fun, hands-on learning adventure. September 17, 2019.

“I remember my first realization how different Talcott was from any other school. It was like going on a field trip…every day. We worked in a hands-on environment for every class, the teachers were friendly, and everyone was happy for the entire day.”

-- David M, TMA Alumnus

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On Seasons & Rhythms

It’s the coldest time of the year in the northern hemisphere, and time to think a bit about how that happens and what it means to us. Of course, it mostly means it’s going to be cold!  But it also means things for our biology and for the way the earth turns....
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Snug as a Bug in a … Log?

How Insects Survive the Winter With cold winter weather surrounding us, daydreams often shift to the spring to come – bees buzzing, butterflies fluttering, fireflies flickering, and crickets chirping. Even nibbling mosquitos might be excused, a small price to pay for...

New Alumni Fund Honors Recent TMA Graduate

Talcott Mountain Science Center and Academy are pleased to announce the creation of the Johnathan Hamilton Alumni Fund, an annual scholarship that will provide tuition assistance to selected students in kindergarten through eighth grade attending the Talcott Mountain...

Science, technology part of the experience at Talcott Mountain Academy

September 4, 2019, Channel 3

Students interested in science and technology headed back to class in Avon this week.

The Talcott Mountain Science Center and Academy in Avon held its first day of school on Tuesday.

Channel 3 was invited to take a look on Wednesday morning.

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TMA Students Receive Awards at Connecticut Invention Convention; Move On to National Competition

May 2, 2018

Six students from Talcott Mountain Academy (TMA) received awards at the 2018 Connecticut Invention Convention Annual State Finals (CIC) this past weekend — including five who were selected to advance to the National Invention Convention & Entrepreneurship Expo (NICEE) in Dearborn, MI, May 31–June 2.

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Connecticut’s Top Two State Honorees for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

April 9, 2019, WTNH News 8

April is National Volunteer Month. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, the nation’s largest youth volunteer awards program, is honoring those who go above and beyond to make the world a better place.

Connecticut’s Top Two State Honorees for 2019 are Nicholas Wesoloskie of Coventry and Anishka Perera, Talcott Mountain Academy student from Torrington.

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Talcott Academy Students Sweep Individual Website Category; Receive Individual Documentary Awards at Regional History Day

March 21, 2018

Six students from Talcott Mountain Academy (TMA) received awards at the 2018 Connecticut Invention Convention Annual State Finals (CIC) this past weekend — including five who were selected to advance to the National Invention Convention & Entrepreneurship Expo (NICEE) in Dearborn, MI, May 31–June 2.

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