AE/MS Eighth Grade Attends “Nature’s Classroom” for Full Immersion

Full week program in Massachusetts

By Kasey Schoch

The eighth grade class at AE/MS was given a unique opportunity to attend Nature’s Classroom in Massachusetts from September 19 through 23. Nature’s Classroom offers a fully immersive and highly engaging environmental education program (coupled with a strong team-building and character development component) that makes Nature’s Classroom a very meaningful and powerful experience for students.  […]

New Proctor Students Complete 52nd Wilderness Orientation

Opportunity to learn about independence

By Scott Allenby
New Proctor Students Complete 52nd Wilderness Orientation

From the earliest moments of parenthood, we learn that life will be filled with contradictions of independence. We simultaneously want our children to stay little forever, and we want them to see the world. Competing emotions weave themselves together into an irreplicable sort of love that helps us find a place like Proctor where our […]

Proctor Faculty Experiences Learning Differences Through Simulations

Faculty gained new perspectives and empathy

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Faculty Experiences Learning Differences Through Simulations

When we peel back the layers of Proctor’s educational model – the programs, buildings, and people who make up our community – we find a shared understanding that, at its core, our work is to create, sustain, and teach young people how to live in a meaningful relationship with others.  Recently, two days of faculty […]

Here Comes the Sun: Proctor Continues to Invest in Solar

12 solar arrays will produce over 800 megawatts yearly

By Scott Allenby
Here Comes the Sun: Proctor Continues to Invest in Solar

In the spring of 2012, Josh Norris and Alan McIntyre’s Project Period challenged students to calculate the potential solar production possible on rooftops around campus. The assignment eventually morphed into a larger scale project for a handful of students that would lay the groundwork for Proctor’s first solar array installed on the Wilkins Meeting House […]

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