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Fire Safety Day 2012

Fire Safety Day 2012

Volunteer firefighter John Bridgmon shows the AE/MS students a vital piece of fire and rescue equipment during the annual Fire Prevention Day. Photo: Gretchen Hildebrand

Bonnie Plants Encourages Young Cabbage Growers At AE/MS

Bonnie Plants Encourages Young Cabbage Growers At AE/MS

In 2002, Bonnie Plants started the Third Grade Cabbage Program with a mission to inspire a love of vegetable gardening in young people. Each year, the company distributes more than one million free cabbage plants to third grade classrooms across the country. As part of the program, Bonnie Plants awards a $1,000 scholarship to one […]

BU Graduates Two

Boston University awarded academic degrees to 1,501 students in September 2012. Among them were two Andover residents: Gwenn A. Fairall, Master of Public Health in International Health; and Andrew D. Will, Master of Fine Arts-Theatre in Design. Boston University is the fourth largest independent university in the United States, with an enrollment of more than […]

AE/MS News

AE/MS News

After a busy October, students and staff have settled back into a productive academic routine. October was interrupted by NECAP state-mandated testing for grades three through eight. Students in grades three, four, six, and seven had six tests administered, while grades five and eight had eight tests to complete. Fire Prevention Day was enjoyed by […]

Slim Goodbody’s Musical Health Show Returns To AE/MS

Slim Goodbody’s Musical Health Show Returns To AE/MS

Fifty minutes of song, dance, and movement promoting self-respect and motivating children to be the best they can be was enjoyed by the entire AE/MS student body. Slim Goodbody taught fundamentals of “Bodyology.” Students were educated about how their amazing bodies work, from the millions of tiny cells that make up their bodies all the […]

School-Based Flu Clinic For Students Was Well Received

School-Based Flu Clinic For Students Was Well Received

Andover Elementary/Middle School held its third annual school-based flu clinic for students on October 12. Over the last three years, participation has increased from year to year. In 2010 only 26 students participated. In 2011 the number rose to 76, and this year we had 86 participants, which is 35% of our student population. Participants […]

Andover Students Shop For The Holidays

The annual AE/MS Holiday Shoppe will be held on Friday, December 14, this year. This is a much-anticipated shopping day for all students. The Holiday Shoppe provides students the opportunity to surprise their immediate family members with gifts they pick out all by themselves. Thanks to the generosity of the community, we are able to […]

AE/MS News

AE/MS News

It is currently Open House season at school. The Open House for families of fifth through eighth grade students was held on September 13 and was very well attended. Families spent an hour and a half touring classrooms, meeting new staff members, hearing about new activities and technology, learning about curriculum expectations, and ending the […]