State Science Tests Show Gains At AE/MS

By Jane Slayton, AE/MS Principal

Fourth, eighth, and eleventh grade students in New Hampshire are administered a science test every spring. The fourth and eighth grade students at AE/MS participate in the testing, as do the eleventh grade students from Andover who attend Merrimack Valley High School. Results of the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) Science Tests were released […]

Math Night At AE/MS A Big Hit!

Math Night At AE/MS A Big Hit!

Aidan Kellogg and Jack Newton team up on Math Night at AE/MS to beat the Dark Knight (Mr. Murphy). Riley Keezer is on the right. Photo: Gretchen Hildebrand                   Amy and Paige Makechnie were dueling witches in an intense game of checkers. Photo: Gretchen Hildebrand     […]

Invitation to Veterans Day 2012

Dear Andover Veteran, You are cordially invited to Andover Elementary/Middle School on Wednesday, November 7, at 9 AM for our traditional Veterans Day program. Our school community will come together to honor our nation’s military veterans, past and present, and it will mean a lot to us if you can attend. All members of the […]

Andover Hosts Middle School Soccer Jamboree

By Jacqui Morris and Cope Makechnie, AE/MS Eighth Grade Students
Andover Hosts Middle School Soccer Jamboree

The Andover Middle School Athletic program hosted its annual Soccer Jamboree on Saturday, October 6, on the new turf field at Proctor Academy. The weather was great, and the fields were perfect for a day full of soccer. Ashland, Franklin, Sant Bani, Campton, and Andover participated in a day of soccer that started at 10:30 […]

Fire Safety Day 2012

Fire Safety Day 2012

Volunteer firefighter John Bridgmon shows the AE/MS students a vital piece of fire and rescue equipment during the annual Fire Prevention Day. Photo: Gretchen Hildebrand

Bonnie Plants Encourages Young Cabbage Growers At AE/MS

By Jane Slayton, AE/MS Principal
Bonnie Plants Encourages Young Cabbage Growers At AE/MS

In 2002, Bonnie Plants started the Third Grade Cabbage Program with a mission to inspire a love of vegetable gardening in young people. Each year, the company distributes more than one million free cabbage plants to third grade classrooms across the country. As part of the program, Bonnie Plants awards a $1,000 scholarship to one […]

AE/MS News

By Jane Slayton, AE/MS Principal
AE/MS News

After a busy October, students and staff have settled back into a productive academic routine. October was interrupted by NECAP state-mandated testing for grades three through eight. Students in grades three, four, six, and seven had six tests administered, while grades five and eight had eight tests to complete. Fire Prevention Day was enjoyed by […]

Slim Goodbody’s Musical Health Show Returns To AE/MS

By Christine Frost, AE/MS Nurse
Slim Goodbody’s Musical Health Show Returns To AE/MS

Fifty minutes of song, dance, and movement promoting self-respect and motivating children to be the best they can be was enjoyed by the entire AE/MS student body. Slim Goodbody taught fundamentals of “Bodyology.” Students were educated about how their amazing bodies work, from the millions of tiny cells that make up their bodies all the […]

School-Based Flu Clinic For Students Was Well Received

By Christine Frost, AE/MS Nurse
School-Based Flu Clinic For Students Was Well Received

Andover Elementary/Middle School held its third annual school-based flu clinic for students on October 12. Over the last three years, participation has increased from year to year. In 2010 only 26 students participated. In 2011 the number rose to 76, and this year we had 86 participants, which is 35% of our student population. Participants […]