East Andover Village Preschool Enjoys Pirate Theme

Parent Appreciation Week comes in February

By Alicia Colby, Teacher
East Andover Village Preschool Enjoys Pirate Theme

The excitement of the holidays at the East Andover Village Preschool was heightened by a visit from our local traditional Santa Claus. While the children worked during morning choice time, the faint ringing of sleigh bells was heard in our classroom, and, much to the children’s surprise, in walked Santa with a bag full of […]

“Wilmot Express” Delights Young And Old

Press release
“Wilmot Express” Delights Young And Old

Delighted, boisterous children were everywhere during the inaugural Wilmot Express – a collaborative, progressive event on December 9 in Wilmot. It was obvious that parents had fun, too. About 70 adults and 40 children made at least one of the three stops on the Wilmot Express. From the fabulous spaghetti supper at Chez Firehouse, the […]

News From The Annex For January 2013

From beehives to sledding to pigs in blankets!

By Diane Adams, AASP / AFAP
News From The Annex For January 2013

Happy New Year everyone! We would like to thank everyone who participated in our fundraiser. We raised enough money to replace some old games and broken toys and restock arts and crafts. We are especially proud of the donation we made to the Heifer International program. Heifer International has worked to bring help, healing, and […]

Imagination Inn Celebrates Autumn, Welcomes Winter

By Doreen Perreault, Director, Imagination Inn
Imagination Inn Celebrates Autumn, Welcomes Winter

November was a month filled with seasonal excitement, frosty mornings, and warm winter jackets. We collected acorns, made leaf creations, and jumped in piles and piles of leaves. It was a busy month at the Inn! We were proud to be a part of a Toys for Tots vendor fair hosted and organized by Lisa […]

Boy Scouts Help Andover Food Pantry

Boy Scouts Help Andover Food Pantry

The Cub Scouts of Pack 489 and the Boy Scouts of Troop 489 collected a total of 277 items during their food drive for the Andover Food Pantry on November 10. Dana Buswell stayed and helped put away the food items. Photo: Tina Cotton

Seery Hill Hosts Annual Halloween Party

By Marisa Zlotocha, Seery Hill
Seery Hill Hosts Annual Halloween Party

The 14th Annual Seery Hill Halloween Party took place on October 26. The family-friendly event started with a parade of young and old in their favorite costumes accompanied by horses and ponies in coordinating outfits. Fred Flintstone and Ravin the pony were led into the ring by Bam Bam and Pebbles. Somewhere Over the Rainbow […]

EAVP Shares Favorite Family Stories

By Elizabeth Janvrin, EAVP
EAVP Shares Favorite Family Stories

It is hard to believe that we are coming to the end of the year of 2012. The month of November brought us at the East Andover Village Preschool many discussions about our families as we focused on our favorite family stories. Each day was a designated story which came alive in literacy, math, creative […]

Asa Gilman’s Birthday Party Food Drive

Asa Gilman’s Birthday Party Food Drive

At Asa Gilman’s fifth birthday party last week, her friends brought canned goods and other non-perishable food items for the Andover Food Pantry. On the day before Thanksgiving, Asa, her brother Sam, and her mom Sarah delivered two big baskets of food to the pantry in the basement of the Town Hall. Many thanks to […]

The Annex Celebrates Halloween, Veterans Day

By Diane Adams, Director, Andover After School Program
The Annex Celebrates Halloween, Veterans Day

We had a fun day here at the Andover Five Alive Program (AFAP) playing Halloween games and dressing up. We also had a goody bag hunt after school for everyone. The kids received a number and had to match it with the same number on a pumpkin hidden around the whole building. They love to […]