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 […]

Commotion on Fieldhouse Lane

By Henry Bechok, Proctor Academy
Commotion on Fieldhouse Lane

Every day construction equipment continues to flow; a steady stream in and out of Proctor’s campus.  The Farrell Fieldhouse is home to the Proctor Academy basketball courts, fitness center, locker rooms, athletic training room, and athletic equipment room, however, it is getting a brand new look and a new purpose with the addition of seven […]

Proctor Students to Write for Beacon

By Peter Southworth
Proctor Students to Write for Beacon

  Proctor’s first full year journalism class is fortunate to have the support of Editor Steve Foley of the Beacon to develop their writing skills and gain a wider audience for their writing.  In September, Steve came to talk with the class about production of our town paper, ideas for writing, and how Proctor students […]

Proctor Field Hockey Team Enjoys Team Dinner and Activities

By Jennifer Bent
Proctor Field Hockey Team Enjoys Team Dinner and Activities

                        The Proctor Varsity Field Hockey team took some time to have a team dinner and bond over some messy Minute to Win-It games. This year’s team consists of 21 players coached by Kate and Trish Austin. It has been a year of remarkable […]

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

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

oAs the first day of school approaches, all hands are on deck to finish up the construction and have classrooms ready on time. The main entry to the school will now be through these doors leading to the lobby next to the gym. Photo: Steve Foley As I entered the school late this morning, it […]