Head of School Announces Retirement

Will leave at end of 2020-2021 school year

By Scott Allenby
Head of School Announces Retirement

For the past fifteen years, Proctor Academy’s Head of School Mike Henriques has led the school to unprecedented financial health, enrollment numbers, and community engagement. On Friday, January 10, Mike announced his retirement at the end of the 2020-2021 school year, sharing a powerful reflection with the school community through his weekly blog post (read […]

Proctor Athletics Home Games

Fans welcome to attend free home games

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Athletics Home Games

Proctor Academy’s athletic teams enter the final month of their winter season as the calendar turns to February. Home contests are open to the public and free of charge, and the more fans the better! We hope to see a packed gym, rink, and ski area in the weeks to come for the following varsity […]

Proctor Students Study on European Classroom

students experienced life in Aix-au-Provence

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Students Study on European Classroom

Proctor Academy’s European Art Classroom program affords eight students the opportunity to live, study, and create art in Aix-en-Provence for nine weeks each winter and spring. Dozens of Andover students have taken part in this program over the past decade, including four Andover natives this winter: Blaine Hinds ‘20, Vienna Marcus ‘20, Tori Braley ‘20, […]

School Board Provides Helpful Explanation of Budget

Proposed AE/MS 2020-2021 School Budget

By Dean Barker, Chair, Andover School Board

A guiding principle of the Andover School Board during budget season is to strive to strike a balance that is as respectful of property taxpayers as it can be on the one hand, and on the other serves the educational needs of the students of Andover Elementary/Middle School. It is hard to define a starting […]

New Art Exhibits Coming to Proctor

Various exhibits being shown February through May

By Molly Leith, Proctor Academy Art Curator

Four new exhibits are coming to Proctor Academy: Spencer Topel, “Time Lines”: solar powered, sound Art exhibit in the Fowler Learning Center Atrium. Kait Armstrong, P ’23, “A is For Alport Syndrome”: original block prints in the Brown Gallery Christopher Spitzmiller, P ‘90, “Christopher Spitzmiller Lamps”: Iconic, one of-a-kind designer lamps by Chirstopher Spitzmiller. “Visual […]

News and Upcoming Enrollment

Grandparents’ Day and the classroom party were a blast

By Amy Jenkins
News and Upcoming Enrollment

We had a wonderful holiday season at EAVP, with Grandparents’ Day, and a classroom holiday party. Grandparents’ Day was a huge success with 25 grandparents in attendance!  We met grandparents from near and far. We showed our visitors what our Morning Meeting looks like, including some yoga, songs, and a story. We then worked together […]

Spelling Bee Competition Heats Up

2020 champion is 8th grader Enrico Mori

By Amanda Lauster
Spelling Bee Competition Heats Up

On January 11, 2020,  28 AE/MS students in grades 5-8 participated in the school spelling bee.  This year’s bee was one of the most competitive yet. Our AE/MS 2020 Spelling Bee Champion is 8th grader, Enrico Mori. The runner up is 8th grader, Oliver Andrews.  Last year, Oliver was the winner and Enrico was the […]

There’s No Place Like AE/MS

Students produce spring presentation of The Wizard of Oz

By Violet Kraft-Lund Marley

“There is no place like home,”  and there is nothing like the tradition of going to see the annual musical production at Andover Elementary Middle School. This year everyone has the pleasure of watching The Wizard of Oz. Adapted from the beloved classic 1939 musical, this presentation of The Wizard of Oz is specifically designed […]

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