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Talcott In the News

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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BioBlitz has Students Searching for Life on the Mountain

Every day is an adventure for students at Talcott Mountain Academy, but this day was notably different. Students in all grades were working on a collective mission — identifying and documenting every living creature on Talcott Mountain. It was the school’s second...

Health & Safety Inventions Lead Students to National Competition

June 21, 2020 (Avon, CT) -- Three students from Talcott Mountain Academy were recognized for multiple awards at the Connecticut Invention Convention (CIC) Virtual Awards Night held on June 14, 2020. Talcott eighth-grader Jasper Southam from Shelton, and seventh-grader...

Students Reap the Rewards of Hydroponic Gardening

The article was written by Sia Reddy, TMA Suite III student, and was originally published in Today Magazine, June 2020. --------------- A group of fourth and fifth graders at Talcott Mountain Academy came together for a greenhouse enrichment led by Mindfulness Coach...

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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