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 […]

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 […]

8th Grade Takes Action

Community Action projects engage students in local community

By Trinity Delaney
8th Grade Takes Action

Mrs. Schoch’s eighth grade ELA classes at Andover Elementary Middle School have been working hard on their community action projects that were presented on November 19, at their second annual Community Action Fair. Each student has come up with their own unique project that will help their community. Some of the projects that the students […]

World Peace Through Art at AE/MS

Peace poster project organized by Lions Club

By Ashley Neuberger
World Peace Through Art at AE/MS

Andover Elementary Middle School has been doing the Peace Posters for a few years now. The Peace Poster is an art project opened up to grades six through eight. Each year, there is a different peace theme. For example, this year was The Journey of Peace. The Lions Club organizes the Peace Poster project. Courtney […]

Eagle Eyes Come to AE/MS

Students report on school events for the Andover Beacon

By Kasey Schoch
Eagle Eyes Come to AE/MS

This year, several students from Andover Elementary Middle School will be the Eagle Eyes of the Andover Beacon. Students will be gathering photos and writing captions for events and activities that are going on at AE/MS.  They will also be writing articles about student activities and accomplishments. This idea came to fruition when remembering my […]

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