New Proctor Students Complete 52nd Wilderness Orientation

Opportunity to learn about independence

By Scott Allenby
New Proctor Students Complete 52nd Wilderness Orientation

From the earliest moments of parenthood, we learn that life will be filled with contradictions of independence. We simultaneously want our children to stay little forever, and we want them to see the world. Competing emotions weave themselves together into an irreplicable sort of love that helps us find a place like Proctor where our […]

Proctor Faculty Experiences Learning Differences Through Simulations

Faculty gained new perspectives and empathy

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Faculty Experiences Learning Differences Through Simulations

When we peel back the layers of Proctor’s educational model – the programs, buildings, and people who make up our community – we find a shared understanding that, at its core, our work is to create, sustain, and teach young people how to live in a meaningful relationship with others.  Recently, two days of faculty […]

Here Comes the Sun: Proctor Continues to Invest in Solar

12 solar arrays will produce over 800 megawatts yearly

By Scott Allenby
Here Comes the Sun: Proctor Continues to Invest in Solar

In the spring of 2012, Josh Norris and Alan McIntyre’s Project Period challenged students to calculate the potential solar production possible on rooftops around campus. The assignment eventually morphed into a larger scale project for a handful of students that would lay the groundwork for Proctor’s first solar array installed on the Wilkins Meeting House […]

Proctor Academy Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

Scott Allenby

By Proctor Academy

As Proctor prepares to welcome new and returning students to campus for the start of the academic year, our community also welcomes new faculty and staff to Andover. This group of educators has been working hard to get to know Proctor over the past few weeks. Please welcome these new faculty and staff members to […]

Proctor’s New Students to Experience the Power of the Wilderness

Traditional week-long hiking trip into the White Mountains

By Scott Allenby
Proctor’s New Students to Experience the Power of the Wilderness

During the first week of September, Proctor’s 120 new students will head into the wilderness of New Hampshire’s White Mountains for five days of backpacking, camping, and exploring. The experience that awaits them – the vastness of the wilderness, the challenges of hiking high peaks, and the relationships forged with classmates and faculty leaders – […]

South Dakota Summer Trip Strengthened Rosebud Reservation Connections

Students exposed to nature, tradition, and country life

By Peter Southworth
South Dakota Summer Trip Strengthened Rosebud Reservation Connections

All relationships need nurturing, and Proctor’s 2022 South Dakota Summer Service Trip strengthened our Rosebud connections. Fourteen students and three of us as faculty leaders learned much through painting and sprucing up a community center in brutal heat, jostling in the back of pickup trucks in search of a buffalo herd, working at an equine […]

Proctor Academy Hosts Full Athletic Schedule

By Scott Allenby

Proctor Academy’s athletic department is excited to host a full schedule of fall athletic contests starting in mid-September. An updated schedule for all teams can be found on Proctor’s athletic website at ProctorAcademy.org/on-campus/athletics. Scheduled home varsity games for the month of September are listed below. All games are open to the public free of charge. […]

Proctor’s 2022 Graduates Pursue Athletics and Arts

Group encompasses a variety of vocations

By Scott Allenby
Proctor’s 2022 Graduates Pursue Athletics and Arts

The Class of 2022 consistently astounded us with their performance in the classroom, on the athletic fields, and in the art studios and stage. The exploration of different interests and passions that took place at Proctor has laid a foundation for our graduates’ post-Proctor journey.  For many of our seniors, they will be pursuing athletics […]

Proctor Prepares for the 2022-2023 School Year

Students arrive on campus on September 2

By Scott Allenby

As we flip the calendar to August, preparations for the 2022-2023 school year at Proctor Academy are well underway. The first students will arrive on campus on Friday, September 2, and in total 380 students will attend Proctor this year, including 122 new students. Among those new students are 72 ninth graders, 27 tenth graders, […]

Proctor Woodlands Building Nears Completion for September Use

Science teaching space and gateway to woodlands

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Woodlands Building Nears Completion for September Use

The final project in the $40M+ Campaign for Proctor, the new Proctor Woodlands Building will open its doors for the first time to students this September. Serving as a gateway to Proctor’s 2,500 acres of woodlands for science classes and other outdoor-focused pursuits, the Woodlands Building’s timber frame construction utilizes timbers harvested on Proctor’s land […]

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