AE/MS is Teeming With Activity as First Day of School Approaches

By Steve Foley

As I entered the school late this morning, it was almost overwhelming with the amount of activity taking place. After a couple of inquiries I was able to find Mrs. Parenteau, the school secretary, who had a small desk set up in the middle of a Classroom with her computer on it. She was on […]

Proctor Academy Joins Special Olympics for Field Day

October 6 at Carr Field

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy
Proctor Academy Joins Special Olympics for Field Day

  Each fall, Proctor Academy students and faculty join forces with Special Olympics New Hampshire to host a fun day on Carr Field. Last year, a new format to the event afforded an opportunity for Special Olympians to compete alongside Proctor’s students in a series of games. On October 6, Proctor will once again team […]

Proctor Welcomes 107 New Students

Seven new Andover students enrolled

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy

Proctor Academy remains a school in high demand within the boarding school market  school year as its Admissions Team enrolled 107 new students. Proctor’s educational model focused on experiential learning, an integrated Learning Skills program, and five term-long off-campus programs continues to draw families from around the country (and globe), including representatives from 25 states […]

Proctor Academy Fall Athletic Schedules Published

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy

Proctor Academy’s athletic department has published the Fall Term athletic schedule to its website: www.proctoracademy.org/Page/On-Campus/Athletics. Community residents are encouraged to attend athletic contests at Proctor free of charge. Be sure to come out and support Proctor Athletics and all of your Andover athletes in action this fall! Proctor Academy Home Varsity Athletic Schedule – September […]

Proctor Welcomes New Faculty and Staff Members for 2018-2019 School Year

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy

With the departure of a number of faculty and staff this past spring due to retirement and the pursuit of other endeavors, Proctor welcomes new faculty members to the classroom, new coaches to the ski hill, and a talented group of new staff to the community this year. As you see each of these new […]

LEGO Robotics Club New Season

Meeting Tuesday, August 28th, 1-3 PM

By Andrew Tyler

I hope everyone has been having a great summer!   This article is information for any student entering 5th through 8th Grade this year who is interested in joining the LEGO Robotics Club.  I am sending emails out now announcing our start up. All introductory information (both for students and parents) regarding the club can […]

Remembering David Pilla

Remembering David Pilla

It is with the greatest sadness that we share news with the Proctor community that longtime faculty member Dave Pilla passed away Sunday afternoon. His sudden passing leaves our community with an immeasurable void, and only the smallest solace can be found in knowing that the lives he touched and the passions he kindled move […]

Building Project in Full Swing at Andover Elementary Middle School

Completion expected before first day of school

By Jane Slayton, Principal, AE/MS
Building Project in Full Swing at Andover Elementary Middle School

AE/MS is a very busy place this summer! The building project is in full swing six days a week. Much has been accomplished already! The additions to classrooms on the left side of the building have seen amazing progress. The students will have full-sized classrooms with lots of natural light. Kindergarten, Grades 1, 2, 4, […]

 Navigating Grief: Ship, Shipmate, Self

By Scott Allenby
 Navigating Grief: Ship, Shipmate, Self

This article was posted on Proctor Academy’s Blog The Buzz. We thought because Dave Pilla’s life touched so many people at Proctor and beyond, that it would be appropriate to reprint it in the Beacon. “Grief is the price we pay for love, and when you feel the weight of the grief we are all […]

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