Proctor Acts Swiftly to Protect Everyone From COVID-19 Exposure

Online classes began on March 30

By Scott Allenby

At the time the Beacon goes to press, Proctor will be in the midst of its first week of offering online courses to students around the globe. Proctor is working in close partnership with AE/MS, the Town Select Board, and local emergency management services to fully support nationwide efforts to control the spread of COVID-19. […]

Spencer Topel has Sound Art Installation at Proctor

A composer and an internationally recognized sound artist

By Molly Leith

Three years ago a motivated and intelligent, classically trained composer and internationally recognized sound artist, Spencer Topel, approached me as Proctor’s art curator. The focal point of the conversation was the atrium of the Fowler Learning Center on Proctor Academy’s campus. Spencer’s intention was to design a site-specific, solar-powered, sound art installation to amplify the […]

Students Learn About Gardening and Prepare for May Art Show

The April prize calendar fundraiser is underway

By Amy Jenkins
Students Learn About Gardening and Prepare for May Art Show

Up on the hill in East Andover, we are busily watching for signs of spring outside, as well as in our classroom, where there are eggs in the incubator and seedlings sprouting on the windowsills. We are learning about seed germination and have watched it take place firsthand with baggies and bean seeds.  We forced […]

SHARE Day Returns to AE/MS for 31st Year

Volunteers needed for workshops and other roles

By Gisela Darling

This year’s See How the Arts Reaches Everyone (SHARE) Day will take place on Friday, May 8. This special day, which has been celebrated at the Andover Elementary/Middle School since 1989, brings artists, craftspeople, and musicians from Andover and surrounding communities into the classrooms to offer workshops to the students at the school. The school […]

It Takes A Village – Thank You Proctor Academy

Proctor Gift to AE/MS for Drug Prevention and Mental Health

By Jane Slayton, Principal

Andover Elementary/Middle School recently received a generous gift from Proctor Academy. The $15,000 gift is earmarked for drug prevention programming and mental health counseling and initiatives. Andover Elementary Middle School has received this financial support on a regular basis over the years and is very appreciative.The money has been well spent at AE/MS and students […]

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