“Return to Normalcy” Plan Removes Indoor Masking Requirement

Challenges remain, but there is optimism

By Dennis Dobe

Although it seems that it will take a very long time for all things to return to normal in our school and community after the most devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to make substantial gains toward restoring normal conditions for students, staff, and families at AE/MS. After a fall of 2021 rich […]

Proctor Launches Winter Ocean Classroom from South Carolina

Nine-week destination: Mobile, Alabama

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Launches Winter Ocean Classroom from South Carolina

Proctor’s Winter 2022 Ocean Classroom program, aboard the Harvey Gamage in partnership with Sailing Ships Maine, launched this month from Charleston, South Carolina. The nine-week journey will finish on Tuesday, March 8 in Mobile, Alabama as students from both Proctor and the MET High School and Big Picture Learning, both of Providence, Rhode Island, explore […]

Summer Camp Registration Opens for EAVP Programs

For children aged three to seven

Press release

Summer program registration for East Andover Village Preschool camp is here! Camp will be separate from our regular school year program and based on enrollment and staffing. Camp is offered for all children between the ages of three and seven years. Daily water play will be offered. Field trips will be planned based on ability […]

The Wizard of Oz Finally Makes Its Return to AE/MS

Play had been put on hold due to COVID

By Aubrey Simard (8th grade) and Kasey Schoch (ELA Teacher)

Two years ago, when COVID-19 shut down schools, The Wizard of Oz was less than two weeks away from opening night. Sadly, the performance that the cast worked so hard on was never able to be presented to the community.  Finally, the show did go on! Since most of the roles were held by students […]

Sixth Grader Ember Morgan Earns First Place Award for Peace Poster

Lions Club sponsors Peace Poster contest

By Ella Rodgers
Sixth Grader Ember Morgan Earns First Place Award for Peace Poster

Andover Elementary/Middle School has hosted its annual Peace Poster contest for grades six through eight. Every year there is a different prompt, with this year’s being “How we are all connected.” The Andover Lions Club sponsored and organized the event, but Courtney Minnehan, AE/MS art teacher, is credited for working with the students during school […]

AE/MS Returns to Greater “Normalcy” Despite COVID Challenges

Masks required indoors, but no distancing

By Dennis Dobe

It has been a very busy and productive fall and winter here at AE/MS.  Despite the many challenges and complications presented by the pandemic (the greatest of which is the disruption caused by COVID-related student and staff absences), I am pleased to announce that we are doing very well at AE/MS.  Amazingly, we find ourselves […]

Students Eagerly Embrace In-School Enrichment Clubs

Students have choice of clubs or recess

By Kasey Schoch

One of the things that was greatly missed during the COVID shutdown of 2020, as well as during the hybrid schooling model that was in place last year, were extracurricular activities and social events.  Knowing this, and wanting to make up for so much lost time, the specialist team at AE/MS (Alex Ager, Alex Bramley, […]

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