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 […]

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 […]

 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 […]

Andover Babe Ruth Team Grateful to Proctor Academy

First Andover Babe Ruth Team in many years

By Sawn Upton
Andover Babe Ruth Team Grateful to Proctor Academy

I can not recall the last time the town of Andover had its own 13-15 year Babe Ruth baseball team.  This year we hopefully started a tradition that will continue with the help of Gregor Makechnie, Mark Trombley, and Gary George as well as the rest of the Proctor grounds crew that maintained the field […]

Proctor Academy Welcomes 105 New Students for 2018-2019

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy

During the first week of September, 105 new students will arrive on Proctor’s campus for the 2018-2019 school year, bringing the school’s total enrollment to 370 students for the third straight year. As is the case each year, the majority of new students hail from New Hampshire and surrounding states, with 31 new students from […]

Proctor Campus is Busy During Summer Break

By Kristina Harrold, Proctor Academy

During the school year, Proctor’s campus is a hub of activity: class schedules, athletics, off-campus trips, afternoon programs, and dorm life keep our community in perpetual motion. One may expect the summer months provide an opportunity to slow down, take a breath, and wait for life to pick up again in the fall. There is […]

Andover Residents Honored at Porctor Academy 169th Commencement

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy

During Proctor Academy’s 170th Commencement ceremony and awards celebration, a number of Andover residents earned recognition, including three faculty and staff members. Congratulations to each of the following individuals for their outstanding contributions to the Proctor community! Class of 2018 Award Recipients: Faculty and Staff Awards: David Pilla (Wilmot, NH) received the John O’Connor Award […]

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