AE/MS Collects Donations For Animal Shelter

Food and supplies to be delivered in mid-January.

Press release
AE/MS Collects Donations For Animal Shelter

We are collecting food and supplies to be delivered in mid-January. Donation containers are located in the AEMS lobby and near the main office entrance. Please help. Needs: Kitty litter Kitten food / Kitten Formula Treats for dogs and cats Toys for cats and dogs Kitty litter Canned food for cats and dogs 30 gallon […]

Proctor Academy Donates $10,000 To AE/MS

Gift will enhance technology department

December 7, 2012 Jane Slayton, Principal Andover Elementary/Middle School Dear Jane, The relationship between Proctor Academy and the Town of Andover is very special, and promoting that relationship has been an honor for Proctor over 160 years. Today, it is my great pleasure to inform you that Proctor is making a gift to Andover Elementary/Middle […]

AE/MS Teachers And Students Enjoy National Day On Writing

AE/MS Teachers And Students Enjoy National Day On Writing

For this year’s National Day on Writing on October 15, AE/MS chose the subject “My Favorite Toy.” Here is a sampling of the writing from the AE/MS community. My favorite toy without a doubt was my Boba Fett action figure. He is the only toy from my youth that I still have. What set him […]

AE/MS Winter Concerts Begin On December 6

Bands take the stage on December 13.

By Paul Hubert, AE/MS Band Director
AE/MS Winter Concerts Begin On December 6

Winter concerts are on the way, just like Santa and his sleigh! On Thursday, December 6, the Andover Elementary School will present its 2012 Winter Concert at 6:30 PM in the school gym. Kindergarten through fifth grade will be represented, live on stage. The audience can expect seasonal favorites from Rudolph to Feliz Navidad and […]

Andover Eighth Graders To Visit MVHS

Class of '17 plans a smooth transition to high school.

By Jane Slayton, AE/MS Principal

On Wednesday, December 12, AE/MS eighth graders will be going on a field trip to visit Merrimack Valley High School. Rebecca Kennedy, the new 9th grade MVHS School Counselor, along with other counselors and a few teachers, will greet students in the auditorium. They will explain course requirements and school policies. They will also describe […]

AE/MS Third Graders Get A Special Literary Treat

Arlyne French returns to Andover to distribute dictionaries.

By Jane Slayton, AE/MS Principal
AE/MS Third Graders Get A Special Literary Treat

November 19 was a very special day at AE/MS. Each third grade student received their own dictionary, courtesy of the Blackwater Grange. That in itself is a special event, but it gets better: The dictionaries were personally delivered this year by Bernice Nowell of Andover and Arlyne French, a former Andover resident who now lives […]

AE/MS Is Busy Seven Days A Week

Veterans Day, Grandparents Thankgiving, Holiday Concerts keep the school humming.

By Jane Slayton, Principal, AE/MS
AE/MS Is Busy Seven Days A Week

Twenty School Street is busy seven days a week now. It is a rare occasion that you will find the parking lot empty. There are holiday concerts, basketball practices, school projects, and many meetings. Classrooms are filled with enthusiastic learners trying hard not to be distracted by the holidays and the fun to be had […]

AE/MS First Graders Paint Pumpkins

AE/MS First Graders Paint Pumpkins

The first graders at AE/MS were given pumpkins by John Siemanowicz, owner of the farm stand on Applecrest Lane in East Andover. Pictured is Xavier Fredette and his puppy pumpkin. Photo: Jennifer Bent