Proctor Academy’s Unsung Hero of Heat

By Eric Nemirovsy, Proctor Academy Student
Proctor Academy’s Unsung Hero of Heat

As we enter the heart of winter, the previously dormant smokestack of the Walt Wright Biomass Plant has begun spewing vapor again, and Proctor Academy will rely on Dana Newton to ensure we all receive heat. If you are ever looking for Dana, the first place you should check is the biomass plant. On top […]

Proctor Athletics: Local Players Shine in a Successful Fall Season

Boys Soccer posts best school record in 25 years

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy
Proctor Athletics: Local Players Shine in a Successful Fall Season

The fall trimester at Proctor saw local students thrive on the athletic fields for the Hornets. With thirty-four Andover residents enrolled at Proctor, 17 of these students competed at the varsity level during the fall season. Proctor’s boys’ varsity soccer team remained a bastion of local talent with 11 of its 19 members as day […]

Proctor Arts: Fall Performances Feature Local Talent

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy
Proctor Arts: Fall Performances Feature Local Talent

The end of every trimester provides an opportunity to showcase student artwork and to enjoy performances by jazz/rock, dance and vocal music ensembles, as well as a theater production. Local students played a key role in each of these performances as Ryelle Jenifer ‘20 (dance), Hannah French ‘19 (dance), Hailey Makechnie ‘19 (Jazz/Rock), Tori Braley […]

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 […]

Commotion on Fieldhouse Lane

By Henry Bechok, Proctor Academy
Commotion on Fieldhouse Lane

Every day construction equipment continues to flow; a steady stream in and out of Proctor’s campus.  The Farrell Fieldhouse is home to the Proctor Academy basketball courts, fitness center, locker rooms, athletic training room, and athletic equipment room, however, it is getting a brand new look and a new purpose with the addition of seven […]

Proctor Students to Write for Beacon

By Peter Southworth
Proctor Students to Write for Beacon

  Proctor’s first full year journalism class is fortunate to have the support of Editor Steve Foley of the Beacon to develop their writing skills and gain a wider audience for their writing.  In September, Steve came to talk with the class about production of our town paper, ideas for writing, and how Proctor students […]

Proctor Field Hockey Team Enjoys Team Dinner and Activities

By Jennifer Bent
Proctor Field Hockey Team Enjoys Team Dinner and Activities

                        The Proctor Varsity Field Hockey team took some time to have a team dinner and bond over some messy Minute to Win-It games. This year’s team consists of 21 players coached by Kate and Trish Austin. It has been a year of remarkable […]

Proctor Academy Joins Special Olympics for Field Day

October 6 at Carr Field

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy
Proctor Academy Joins Special Olympics for Field Day

  Each fall, Proctor Academy students and faculty join forces with Special Olympics New Hampshire to host a fun day on Carr Field. Last year, a new format to the event afforded an opportunity for Special Olympians to compete alongside Proctor’s students in a series of games. On October 6, Proctor will once again team […]

Proctor Welcomes 107 New Students

Seven new Andover students enrolled

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy

Proctor Academy remains a school in high demand within the boarding school market  school year as its Admissions Team enrolled 107 new students. Proctor’s educational model focused on experiential learning, an integrated Learning Skills program, and five term-long off-campus programs continues to draw families from around the country (and globe), including representatives from 25 states […]

Proctor Academy Fall Athletic Schedules Published

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy

Proctor Academy’s athletic department has published the Fall Term athletic schedule to its website: www.proctoracademy.org/Page/On-Campus/Athletics. Community residents are encouraged to attend athletic contests at Proctor free of charge. Be sure to come out and support Proctor Athletics and all of your Andover athletes in action this fall! Proctor Academy Home Varsity Athletic Schedule – September […]

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