St. Mark’s Rader Chair has Many Andover Connections

Jason Eslick is most recent recipient

By Lee Wells
St. Mark’s Rader Chair has Many Andover Connections

On April 8 at St. Mark’s School in Southborough, Massachusetts, English teacher Jason Eslick was honored at a special ceremony at which he received the Richard A. Rader Chair.  Many people in Andover remember Jason, who grew up in Andover and attended Proctor Academy.  More will remember Jason’s parents, Tom and Susan, influential members of […]

Andover’s Oliver Andrews Performs at All-State Music Festival

KRHS sophomore qualified sixth in state

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Andover’s Oliver Andrews Performs at All-State Music Festival

Violinist Oliver Andrews of Andover, a Kearsarge Regional High School (KRHS) sophomore, was selected to perform at the New Hampshire All-State Music Festival. Oliver auditioned for the Festival in November and qualified for the All-State Orchestra, scoring sixth in the state. The Orchestra performed at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord on April […]

Andover’s Katelyn Barton Helps Wheaton College to Softball Wins

A double, two RBI, and two runs scored

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Senior shortstop Katelyn Barton of Andover has been making a lot of noise as a member of the Wheaton College softball team, the Lyons. She was a combined 5-8 with five runs batted in to lead the team to a sweep over visiting Smith College in a New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference doubleheader […]

Proctor’s Johnson Family Sugarhouse Boils About 45 Gallons

For sale in the bookstore in Maxwell Savage Hall

By Scott Allenby
Proctor’s Johnson Family Sugarhouse Boils About 45 Gallons

Proctor Academy’s Johnson Family Sugar House was in full swing throughout the month of March and into early April, bottling about 45 gallons of syrup over the course of the season, while also giving away quite a few samples and maple candy.  Proctor’s Woodlands Manager and Forestry Teacher Laura Ostrowsky led the operation on campus […]

Ella Makechnie Falls in Love with European Lifestyle

Proctor's European Art Classroom opens doors

By Scott Allenby
Ella Makechnie Falls in Love with European Lifestyle

Proctor Academy is currently running four trimester-long off-campus programs this spring: European Art Classroom (Aix en Provence, France), Proctor en Segovia (Segovia, Spain), Mountain Classroom (American Southwest), and Proctor en Monteverde (Monteverde Region, Costa Rica).  Three Andover students are studying off-campus this spring, as Elliot Norris ‘23 studies in Spain, Ella Makechnie ‘23 on European […]

Proctor Presents Shrek, The Musical

Tickets are free, but reservations required

By Scott Allenby

Proctor Academy’s drama department will produce Shrek, The Musical on Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21, in the Norris Family Theater at 7 PM. The show, at the time of this publication, is open to the public at no charge, but tickets must be reserved on Proctor’s Performing Arts website at ProctorAcademy.org/on-campus/arts/performing-arts prior to […]

Public Welcome to Proctor’s Spring Sports Events

Baseball, softball, lacrosse, and tennis

By Scott Allenby

Proctor Academy’s spring sports teams are in full swing. All games are open to the public, and while schedules may continue to evolve given rain dates and cancellations, the Proctor community is hoping to see plenty of fans at games and matches during the month of May. Varsity Baseball May 13, Kimball Union, 4:30 PM […]

Proctor Seeks the Sweet Spot in Facing Dichotomies

Challenges and support; accountability and trust

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Seeks the Sweet Spot in Facing Dichotomies

We feel more fragile than we did two years ago. We worry our children are more fragile, too; their childhood upended by a global pandemic, school interrupted, screens trying in vain to replace the human interaction that we know fuels their soul.  And yet, as we step into the bright light of a post-pandemic world, […]