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Students Get Hands-On LEsson in Prosthetics

Students at Talcott Mountain Academy in Avon participated in a 6-week project working on a prosthetic hand with real-life applications. Learn more as NBC Connecticut’s Rachael Jay talks with students and staff about this unique STEM program and how it gives back to the community. December 2, 2021.

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“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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Board of Trustees Announces Successor to Talcott’s Executive Director

March 31, 2022 Dear Talcott Community: On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jeffrey L. Martin as TMSC’s third Executive Director, effective July 1, 2022. As previously announced, Jonathan Craig will retire from his role...
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Remembering Dr. Donald P. La Salle

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Talcott Mountain Science Center founder, Donald P. La Salle, Ph.D. We will remember Don as an outstanding educator, a man of dreams and aspirations. A visionary who accomplished so much for science and...
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An Important Announcement from Talcott’s Board of Trustees

November 18, 2021   Dear Community of Talcott Mountain Science Center for Student Involvement: It is with the deepest gratitude for his exceptional service to Talcott Mountain Science Center and Academy, I write to share the news that Jonathan Craig has notified...

A Great State of Minds: Talcott Mountain Academy’s BioBlitz

September 17, 2019, Channel 61

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.

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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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