Proctor Acts Swiftly to Protect Everyone From COVID-19 Exposure

Online classes began on March 30

By Scott Allenby

At the time the Beacon goes to press, Proctor will be in the midst of its first week of offering online courses to students around the globe. Proctor is working in close partnership with AE/MS, the Town Select Board, and local emergency management services to fully support nationwide efforts to control the spread of COVID-19. […]

Spencer Topel has Sound Art Installation at Proctor

A composer and an internationally recognized sound artist

By Molly Leith

Three years ago a motivated and intelligent, classically trained composer and internationally recognized sound artist, Spencer Topel, approached me as Proctor’s art curator. The focal point of the conversation was the atrium of the Fowler Learning Center on Proctor Academy’s campus. Spencer’s intention was to design a site-specific, solar-powered, sound art installation to amplify the […]

Proctor Students’ Artwork Exhibited at AVA Gallery

Art can also be seen at local galleries in New London

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy
Proctor Students’ Artwork Exhibited at AVA Gallery

Proctor Academy’s student artwork was featured during the Winter Term Art Show on February 28, and can be seen in local galleries as well. An exhibit of student work is currently featured at the Whipple Hall Gallery in New London until May, while 10 students had their artwork selected to be shown in the AVA […]

Hundreds Turn Out for 13th Ski Area Celebration

Proctor welcomes the greater Andover community

By Scott Allenby, Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives
Hundreds Turn Out for 13th Ski Area Celebration

Thank you to all the members of the Andover community for helping celebrate the Proctor Ski Area at Proctor’s 13th Annual Proctor Ski Area Event on February 8. Despite frigid temperatures, the event saw hundreds of community members, Proctor students and faculty/staff, and other guests join together to enjoy Proctor’s Nordic and alpine facility. The […]

Proctor Outdoor Center Celebrates Official Opening

A belief in the benefits of year-round outdoor activities

By Scott Allenby, Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives
Proctor Outdoor Center Celebrates Official Opening

On February 8, Proctor celebrated the official opening of the Proctor Outdoor Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony. This new facility, located adjacent to the Teddy Maloney ‘88 Rink, serves as a home to all of Proctor’s outdoor sports, including mountain biking, kayaking, rock climbing, skiing, and cycling, while also providing a home for Proctor’s […]

Head of School Announces Retirement

Will leave at end of 2020-2021 school year

By Scott Allenby
Head of School Announces Retirement

For the past fifteen years, Proctor Academy’s Head of School Mike Henriques has led the school to unprecedented financial health, enrollment numbers, and community engagement. On Friday, January 10, Mike announced his retirement at the end of the 2020-2021 school year, sharing a powerful reflection with the school community through his weekly blog post (read […]

Proctor Athletics Home Games

Fans welcome to attend free home games

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Athletics Home Games

Proctor Academy’s athletic teams enter the final month of their winter season as the calendar turns to February. Home contests are open to the public and free of charge, and the more fans the better! We hope to see a packed gym, rink, and ski area in the weeks to come for the following varsity […]

Proctor Students Study on European Classroom

students experienced life in Aix-au-Provence

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Students Study on European Classroom

Proctor Academy’s European Art Classroom program affords eight students the opportunity to live, study, and create art in Aix-en-Provence for nine weeks each winter and spring. Dozens of Andover students have taken part in this program over the past decade, including four Andover natives this winter: Blaine Hinds ‘20, Vienna Marcus ‘20, Tori Braley ‘20, […]

New Art Exhibits Coming to Proctor

Various exhibits being shown February through May

By Molly Leith, Proctor Academy Art Curator

Four new exhibits are coming to Proctor Academy: Spencer Topel, “Time Lines”: solar powered, sound Art exhibit in the Fowler Learning Center Atrium. Kait Armstrong, P ’23, “A is For Alport Syndrome”: original block prints in the Brown Gallery Christopher Spitzmiller, P ‘90, “Christopher Spitzmiller Lamps”: Iconic, one of-a-kind designer lamps by Chirstopher Spitzmiller. “Visual […]

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