Andover Athletes to Compete at the Next Level

By Scott Allenby
Andover Athletes to Compete at the Next Level

Each year, roughly 20% of the graduating class at Proctor Academy goes on to compete at the collegiate level athletically. This year’s class follows that trend as more than twenty graduates have committed to NCAA Division 1 and 3 programs. Among those college bound athletes are three Andover natives: Hannah French, Ezra Jenifer, and Ryan […]

Proctor Hosts Spring Innovation Night

By Scott Allenby

Each spring, Proctor’s teachers host an Innovation Night as a public showcase of the academic work taking place in various classrooms. This year’s Innovation Night took place on Tuesday, May 21 in the Farrell Field House as students from Economics, Engineering, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, Introduction to Literature, and World History classes showcased […]

AE/MS Band Students Participate in NH Music Festival

By Alex Ager, AE/MS Music Teacher
AE/MS Band Students Participate in NH Music Festival

AE/MS seventh grade students Brice Bendixsen, Wyatt King, and Oliver Andrews participated in the NH Music Educators Association Middle School Music Festival. Selection to the music festival is done by director nomination and the students attended one-day rehearsals with performances in the afternoon. Brice played French horn and Wyatt played percussion in the Concert Band […]

30th SHARE Day – Volunteers & Workers Needed

Press release

SHARE Day will be happening at the Andover Elementary/Middle School on Friday, May 10. We are looking for workshop leaders and volunteers to help continue this wonderful tradition. Please contact: Gisela Darling at 735-5681 or the school at 735-5494 by April 5th concerning additional information about how you could participate on this the special day. […]

Invention Convention: Andover’s Third-Grade Students Learn that They Can Change the World

By Haley Peters

Invention Convention is an empowering opportunity for young students across the United States, as this educational program challenges students to find a problem in the world around them… and then, find a way to solve the problem. Students develop an invention by following a step-by-step process. The invention process involves research, writing, planning, and reflecting […]

Proctor Academy’s Unsung Hero of Heat

By Eric Nemirovsy, Proctor Academy Student
Proctor Academy’s Unsung Hero of Heat

As we enter the heart of winter, the previously dormant smokestack of the Walt Wright Biomass Plant has begun spewing vapor again, and Proctor Academy will rely on Dana Newton to ensure we all receive heat. If you are ever looking for Dana, the first place you should check is the biomass plant. On top […]

Sophia and David Reynolds Win in Division Championship

Sophia and David Reynolds Win in Division Championship

Andover’s Reynolds family continues to shine when it comes to being fast runners. At the recent high school Division II Championship Games, Sophia and David Reynolds both won in the 3000 Meter Event. David set a school record with a time of 9:00 minutes. Sophia, a freshman at Merrimack Valley High School, not only won […]

AE/MS Second Graders Learn About ‘Earth Changes’

By Gretchen Hildebrand, AE/MS Second Grade
AE/MS Second Graders Learn About ‘Earth Changes’

Second graders spent 5 weeks studying about Earth Changes and the causes, effects and impacts those changes have on our planet and our lives.  They worked in partnerships (which is a very challenging thing to do for 5 weeks) and produced wonderful posters to share their information with the first, third and eight graders.  I […]