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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Veterans Day Assembly

By Jen Bent
Veterans Day Assembly

The sixth graders shared the meaning behind the poem In Flander’s Fields and Paige Makechnie recited it. Then several students shared original poetry they wrote inspired by the sacrifice and service of our veterans. Here is one of the original pieces of poetry: Thank you veterans dead and alive. We honor you with joy and […]

6th Grade Escape Room

By Jen Bent
6th Grade Escape Room

The sixth graders have been participating in ELA  Escape Rooms. Most recently, they participated in an “I Mustache You to Accept This Challenge” themed room. Each participant adorned a mustache and worked collaboratively with their group to successfully complete five activities. Each challenge focuses on a skill or concept the students have been learning about […]

8th Grade Community Action Program

By Kasey Schoch
8th Grade Community Action Program

AEMS 8th Grade Brings The Classroom Into The Community A group effort by the AEMS 8th grade class    The 8th grade class at Andover Elementary Middle School is currently working on  community action projects. This project was assigned in September by their English teacher, Kasey Schoch. Students have been working on their own individual […]

Andrew Tyler and his LEGO Robotics Team

By Kara Baird, Proctor Student Journalist
Andrew Tyler and his LEGO Robotics Team

The boys filed into Mr. Tyler’s classroom and went to the giant shelves of LEGO Robotics Kits and found their projects. The boys all broke off into their respective groups that Mr. Tyler assigned and began to work. Using PDFs guides and Mr. Tyler’s assistance they added onto their robots. Color sensors, coasters, and different […]

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