Proctor Ski Area Was Perfect Venue to Host State Championships

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Ski Area Was Perfect Venue to Host State Championships

On February 21, the Proctor Ski Area hosted the 2021 New Hampshire State Championships for Nordic Combined at the Proctor Ski Area. Renowned Olympic and World Cup Commentator Peter Graves was joined by Olympian and Proctor Academy alum Nick Farrell ‘07 as announcers of the event. With roughly 70 skiers from around the state competing […]

Proctor Settles Into Normal In-Person Class Routine

Students quarantined after returning for Winter Term

By Scott Allenby

Proctor Academy welcomed students back to campus in mid-January, and after a week of quarantining in dorms and then managing a few positive COVID-19 cases within the student and adult populations, the school was able to settle into a relatively normal routine of in-person classes, afternoon activities, and residential life.  Special precautions, including biweekly COVID-19 […]

Proctor’s Ocean Classroom Adventure Continues

Andover student shares a daily log entry

By Scott Allenby
Proctor’s Ocean Classroom Adventure Continues

Andover’s Tiege Wright ‘21 is one of eight Proctor Academy students studying on a pilot off-campus program based out of St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. This Winter Ocean Classroom program partners with the World Ocean School and their schooner Roseway, the same 135-foot historic tall ship that is home to Proctor’s fall Ocean Classroom program. […]

Proctor’s Mountain Classroom Completes Winter Expedition

Two Andover students included in group of 10

By Scott Allenby
Proctor’s Mountain Classroom Completes Winter Expedition

Andover’s Brynne Makechnie ‘22 and Sasha Mackenzie ‘22 are studying on Proctor Academy’s Mountain Classroom program this winter alongside eight other students and two instructors. While the group has been forced to modify its program slightly due to COVID-19, the “bubbled” group of 12 adventurers has completed expeditions to Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Moab, […]

Proctor Ski Area Hosts Record Number of Events

Andover Outing Club holds biweekly sessions

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Ski Area Hosts Record Number of Events

Each winter, the Proctor Ski Area serves as a hub of activity in the ski world, hosting Nordic, ski jumping, and alpine races for both Proctor and the local ski community. With increased restrictions on ski resorts, Proctor’s independently-run ski hill is in high demand as both a training venue and a race venue. Colleges […]

On-Campus Quarantine Follows Return of Students to Proctor

Administration continues protocol of transparency

By Scott Allenby
On-Campus Quarantine Follows Return of Students to Proctor

At the time of this article’s submission to the Beacon (January 18), Proctor Academy is in the midst of an on-campus quarantine following the school’s repopulation of boarding and day students over the past week. After a successful Fall Term of in-person learning, Proctor operated remotely from November 20 through January 14. The multi-phased reopening […]

Proctor Launches Three Off-Campus Winter Programs

Local students take part in adventures

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Launches Three Off-Campus Winter Programs

Each term, roughly 30 Proctor students take advantage of the school’s off-campus programs. While COVID-19 disrupted last spring’s offerings, Ocean Classroom ran this fall, and Proctor has successfully launched three of its off-campus programs this winter. Each of these programs adapted its operations for COVID-19, requiring an extended quarantine, testing protocols, and living in a […]

COVID Data Will Determine January 10 Return to Proctor Campus 

Health remains priority for campus and Andover

By Scott Allenby

As of the writing of this article (mid-November), Proctor will engage in remote learning with students throughout the month of December with students returning to campus on January 10 for the remainder of the Winter Term. While much could change in the next month, Proctor will continue to use local and statewide COVID-19 data, as […]

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