AE/MS Second Grade Creates and Performs Halloween Play

By Gretchen Hildebrand, AE/MS
AE/MS Second Grade Creates  and Performs Halloween Play

“Halloween Trouble” was this year’s creation of AE/MS second graders. As usual, there was no lack of creativity in formulating the story. The students voted on 21 of their favorite characters, which included (among the usual spooky ones) Queen Elizabeth, Chocolate Man, Evil Stepmom, Evil Granny, Evil Cupcake, Evil Hamburger and Evil Gummy Bear! Try […]

Colby-Sawyer College Announces CCNE Accreditation for Master of Science in Nursing Program

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Colby-Sawyer College’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program has been granted accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of academic nursing programs through its robust accreditation process, serving the public interest by assessing and identifying programs that engage in effective educational practices. The initial five-year accreditation […]

Andover Middle School Cross Country at Manchester Invitational

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Andover Middle School Cross Country at Manchester Invitational

On Thursday, September 20th the Andover Middle School Cross Country team competed in the Manchester Invitational.  Affectionately called “Little Manch” since it precedes the High School meet that took place on Saturday, September 22 .  Andover ran 8 girls. They were led by Trinity Delaney who finished 240th running through a cold. She was followed […]

Wrestling with Privilege

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy

Originally published on Proctor Academy’s website on October 24 I was met by pigtail braids bouncing up and down as my daughter sprinted to the door asking me through her gap toothed, kindergarten smile to guess what she learned at school today. Before I could formulate a witty response, she blurted out, “Fair is not […]

AE/MS Shows Annual Appreciation for Veterans

By Jane Slayton
AE/MS Shows Annual Appreciation for Veterans

  Once again the students and staff worked together to provide a tribute to local veterans. The assembly was very well attended. The day not only gives students a chance to honor local veterans, but it also helps students learn the importance of Veterans Day. Whether the student is five years old reciting the Pledge […]

Veterans Day Assembly

By Jen Bent
Veterans Day Assembly

The sixth graders shared the meaning behind the poem In Flander’s Fields and Paige Makechnie recited it. Then several students shared original poetry they wrote inspired by the sacrifice and service of our veterans. Here is one of the original pieces of poetry: Thank you veterans dead and alive. We honor you with joy and […]

6th Grade Escape Room

By Jen Bent
6th Grade Escape Room

The sixth graders have been participating in ELA  Escape Rooms. Most recently, they participated in an “I Mustache You to Accept This Challenge” themed room. Each participant adorned a mustache and worked collaboratively with their group to successfully complete five activities. Each challenge focuses on a skill or concept the students have been learning about […]

8th Grade Community Action Program

By Kasey Schoch
8th Grade Community Action Program

AEMS 8th Grade Brings The Classroom Into The Community A group effort by the AEMS 8th grade class    The 8th grade class at Andover Elementary Middle School is currently working on  community action projects. This project was assigned in September by their English teacher, Kasey Schoch. Students have been working on their own individual […]