Proctor Football Undefeated in 2013

Press release
Proctor Football Undefeated in 2013

The Proctor Academy football program will be sending six players from the Class of 2013 on to play NCAA college football next fall. Headlining the class is University of New Hampshire signee Odaine Franklyn (White Plains, NY). Franklyn, a 6’3” 230 lbs linebacker, was selected to the All New England and All Evergreen League teams […]

MVHS Grads Head Out into the World on June 15

MVHS Grads Head Out into the World on June 15

MVHS ’13 grads have various plans for life after high school: Jason Ashburn: UNH and military, National Guard Charles Barry: Working Cody Barton: NHTI Ethan Barton: Apprenticeship for an electrician Timothy Bates: Working Stephanie Croteau: University of Maine, Orono Jenna Davis: UNH Cameron Doucet: Working Shrief Elmasry: NHTI Dylan Howe: Working Brian Jackson: Bay State […]

AE/MS Raises Over $1,500 for Leukemia Society

Students donate their prizes to the Society, too.

By Christine Frost, AE/MS School Nurse
AE/MS Raises Over $1,500 for Leukemia Society

Students at AE/MS collected $1,587.70 in a three-week Pennies for Patients program for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) is dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. The mission of LLS is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myeloma; and to improve the quality […]

AE/MS Poetry Night, 2013

By Jane Slayton, Principal, AE/MS

April is Poetry Month at AE/MS. All students in grades one through eight choose and memorize grade-appropriate poems. They practice at home, they practice at school, and then they recite and are scored at the preliminary level. All students are scored on a rubric that they have worked with in the classroom throughout the process. […]

MVHS News, April 2013

Press release

Kimball Jenkins School of Art hosted the Art Concord Youth Exhibit. Among the MVHS students who had their work exhibited is Devynne Dlubac of Andover. There were two locations. The opening reception of the exhibit was on April 19 at Kimball Jenkins in the mansion. Also, on April 19 and 20, approximately 100 pieces of art […]

AE/MS Track Season is Off and Running

By Andover Athletic Department

The school year seems to be flying by, which means we are gearing up to start the track season. The season began with our first practice on March 25. Grades six through eight will be representing the school at four meets this year. AE/MS Track Schedule April 19: Bow May 1: Merrimack Valley May 6: […]

AE/MS Looks Ahead to a Busy End of School Year

By Jane Slayton, AE/MS Principal
AE/MS Looks Ahead to a Busy End of School Year

  The cabbage plants have arrived for 3rd grade students – It is now official that spring must be here! Each student receives one mega cabbage plant to bring home and plant in their own garden. The plants are hardy and indestructible. Students then enter the nationwide 3rd Grade Cabbage Contest in hopes of winning […]

MVHS ’14: You Could Help the Beacon with Your Senior Project!

Journalism? Web? Fundraising?

By Charlie Darling, Beacon staff

Wanted: an MVHS ’14 student to focus their Senior Project on the Andover news Web site or on creating a community-based fundraising plan. MVHS juniors! When you’re thinking about your Senior Project for next year, I hope you’ll give a moment’s thought to the possibility of helping The Andover Beacon with your efforts. Idea #1: […]

If You’re Proud of Our Schools and Our Students, Please Show It!

If You’re Proud of Our Schools and Our Students, Please Show It!

Every year in June, The Andover Beacon publishes photos of eighth graders graduating from Andover Elementary/Middle School and of Andover students graduating from Merrimack Valley High and from Proctor Academy. This year, the Beacon is asking for help in underwriting the cost of publishing not only these photos but also the many articles and photos […]