Proctor Athletics: Local Players Shine in a Successful Fall Season

Boys Soccer posts best school record in 25 years

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy
Proctor Athletics: Local Players Shine in a Successful Fall Season

The fall trimester at Proctor saw local students thrive on the athletic fields for the Hornets. With thirty-four Andover residents enrolled at Proctor, 17 of these students competed at the varsity level during the fall season. Proctor’s boys’ varsity soccer team remained a bastion of local talent with 11 of its 19 members as day […]

Proctor Arts: Fall Performances Feature Local Talent

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy
Proctor Arts: Fall Performances Feature Local Talent

The end of every trimester provides an opportunity to showcase student artwork and to enjoy performances by jazz/rock, dance and vocal music ensembles, as well as a theater production. Local students played a key role in each of these performances as Ryelle Jenifer ‘20 (dance), Hannah French ‘19 (dance), Hailey Makechnie ‘19 (Jazz/Rock), Tori Braley […]

Second Graders at AE/MS Learn Mandarin

By Gretchen Hildebrand, AE/MS
Second Graders at AE/MS Learn Mandarin

This fall, second graders could sign up to take a beginning Mandarin class taught by Proctor Academy senior, Lauren Ho.  Despite the difficulty of learning to write and pronounce the language, they began to understand how it ‘works’ and could recite their own names!   Lauren has been a wonderful presence at AE/MS for several trimesters. […]

AE/MS Second Grade Creates and Performs Halloween Play

By Gretchen Hildebrand, AE/MS
AE/MS Second Grade Creates  and Performs Halloween Play

“Halloween Trouble” was this year’s creation of AE/MS second graders. As usual, there was no lack of creativity in formulating the story. The students voted on 21 of their favorite characters, which included (among the usual spooky ones) Queen Elizabeth, Chocolate Man, Evil Stepmom, Evil Granny, Evil Cupcake, Evil Hamburger and Evil Gummy Bear! Try […]

Colby-Sawyer College Announces CCNE Accreditation for Master of Science in Nursing Program

Press release

Colby-Sawyer College’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program has been granted accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of academic nursing programs through its robust accreditation process, serving the public interest by assessing and identifying programs that engage in effective educational practices. The initial five-year accreditation […]

Andover Middle School Cross Country at Manchester Invitational

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Andover Middle School Cross Country at Manchester Invitational

On Thursday, September 20th the Andover Middle School Cross Country team competed in the Manchester Invitational.  Affectionately called “Little Manch” since it precedes the High School meet that took place on Saturday, September 22 .  Andover ran 8 girls. They were led by Trinity Delaney who finished 240th running through a cold. She was followed […]

Wrestling with Privilege

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy

Originally published on Proctor Academy’s website on October 24 I was met by pigtail braids bouncing up and down as my daughter sprinted to the door asking me through her gap toothed, kindergarten smile to guess what she learned at school today. Before I could formulate a witty response, she blurted out, “Fair is not […]

AEMS Shows Annual Appreciation for Veterans

By Jane Slayton
AEMS Shows Annual Appreciation for Veterans

  Once again the students and staff worked together to provide a tribute to local veterans. The assembly was very well attended. The day not only gives students a chance to honor local veterans, but it also helps students learn the importance of Veterans Day. Whether the student is five years old reciting the Pledge […]

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