Proctor Academy Head of School Shares Memories About 9/11

Compares nations' mood then to 2021 mood

By Brian Thomas
Proctor Academy Head of School Shares Memories About 9/11

On September 11, 2001, I was just returning to school after burying our dad. My flight was supposed to leave on September 11, but I decided to return home to Oregon a day earlier because there was nothing left to do. Much of the 10th was a blur. I remember sitting in a middle seat […]

Proctor’s Ocean Classroom Embarks on Fall Term Voyage

Andover's River Turnbull joins crew of 21

By Scott Allenby
Proctor’s Ocean Classroom Embarks on Fall Term Voyage

Proctor Academy is delighted to announce a shift in fall 2021 Ocean Classroom programming aboard the Harvey Gamage of Sailing Ships Maine.  For the past 28 years, Proctor’s term-long Ocean Classroom program has exposed high school students to the joys and challenges of life at sea, with the World Ocean School and its schooner Roseway […]

Proctor’s 51st Wilderness Orientation Completes Successfully

Students learn valuable lessons

By Scott Allenby
Proctor’s 51st Wilderness Orientation Completes Successfully

For the past 51 years, the first week of September at Proctor Academy has been synonymous with Wilderness Orientation. While last year’s Orientation program had to be altered due to COVID-19, Proctor’s 117 new students headed into the wilderness of the White Mountains for five days once again this September.  The experience they had – […]

AE/MS Begins New Year with New Programs and Opportunities

Pandemic and masks are still a reality

By Kasey Schoch
AE/MS Begins New Year with New Programs and Opportunities

For most teachers across the country, the 2020-2021 school year will forever be known as “The Year That Shall Not Be Named” (with apologies to JK Rowling and Harry Potter fans around the globe).  Although AE/MS is the same school, and the pandemic has not faded the way staff had hoped it would, the year […]

Preschoolers Learn About Caterpillars and Apples

Space available for new enrollees

By Stephanie D'Amour
Preschoolers Learn About Caterpillars and Apples

This year we welcomed eight new children to our little school, joining the eight children returning from last year. We still have enrollment space for children three to five years old, with half day and full day options. We have had a fabulous first month!  The first few weeks of school are all about getting […]

Proctor Academy Comes Alive for 2021 School Year

First-choice school due to sense of community

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Academy Comes Alive for 2021 School Year

As campus comes alive each September, we feel the familiar energy of adolescents coalescing around something they have been missing all summer: community.  If you ask a student to define Proctor’s culture with words, they may have a hard time. But, just as we can feel it when we step into it as adults, so, […]

Fall Season is in Full Swing for Proctor’s Athletic Teams

By Scott Allenby

Proctor Academy’s athletic teams are well into their fall seasons and experiencing success on the fields and on the trails. Proctor encourages local fans to take in a game or race outdoors this fall. Check out home varsity games and races during the month of October below. Boys’ Soccer: 10/4 vs New Hampton School 5 […]

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