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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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Garden Grant Helps Talcott Grow

You may not know it, but there’s a tropical paradise at Talcott. The greenhouse, tucked away on the second floor of the Chrono building, has long been a favorite spot for students and staff. They love to get their hands dirty planting, watering, pruning and harvesting...
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Remembering Carolyn Shoemaker (1929-2021)

Talcott Mountain Science Center and Academy honors the life of Carolyn Shoemaker, a renowned astronomer we had the pleasure of hosting in 1989 at our SCISTAR program, A Window on the World of Science. At the time, Shoemaker had discovered more comets than any other...
Frogs at night

Salamanders in Spring

Peep! Peep! Peep! No, not the candy, the spring peepers! These little frogs are singing every night now, signaling the start of spring. They’re joined by a chorus of wood frogs, also clamoring for attention. But frogs are not the only ones excited for warmer weather…

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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