Proctor Academy Bids Farewell to Six Long-time Employees

"Working at Proctor is a lifestyle, not a job"

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Academy Bids Farewell to Six Long-time Employees

Working at Proctor is a lifestyle, not a job. This year, we have six employees with more than 250 years of service to Proctor retiring. They have shaped countless lives and have shaped the culture of this school we all love. As we bid farewell to this year’s group of retiring educators, we know their […]

Proctor Academy Celebrates its 176th Commencement

Class of '24 saw 94 students graduate

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Academy Celebrates its 176th Commencement

Perfect weather, a well-orchestrated weekend of activities, and a commencement ceremony that was a splendid mix of happy, emotional, funny, and serious surrounded the 94 graduates of the Class of 2024 as we celebrated their class alongside family, friends, alumni, and guests. Stewarding a community like Proctor is never the task of an individual, but […]

Annie MacKenzie New Assistant Head of School at Proctor

Alisa Barnard steps into new role

By Scott Allenby

Proctor’s Interim Head of School Steve Wilkins has announced that Annie MacKenzie, P’22, ‘24 has been appointed Proctor Academy’s Assistant Head of School. Annie steps into this role as a 25-year independent school veteran with extensive experience supporting young people through her work on Proctor’s Deans Team, in the Learning Skills Department, as an advisor, […]

Proctor’s Spring Sports Teams are in Full Swing

By Scott Allenby
Proctor’s Spring Sports Teams are in Full Swing

Proctor Academy’s spring sports teams are in full swing. All games are open to the public, and while schedules may continue to evolve given rain dates and cancellations, the Proctor community is hoping to see plenty of fans at games and matches during the month of May. Varsity Baseball May 1 vs Holderness School 2:30 […]

Proctor Academy Hits Enrollment Numbers for Next Year

Increase in Day Student spots

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Academy Hits Enrollment Numbers for Next Year

Throughout the months of February, March, and April, Proctor Academy’s Admissions Team processed applications, hosted three Accepted Student Days, and solidified enrollment for the 2024-2025 school year. While many small colleges and independent schools in the region have seen dips in enrollment, Proctor has seen the opposite trend as its acceptance rate dropped from 50% […]

Proctor Opens Spring Performance and Art Shows to Public

Theatre productions May 11 and 12; Art show May 17

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Opens Spring Performance and Art Shows to Public

Proctor Academy’s Performing Arts Department will produce two spring theater productions: a one-night cabaret act on May 3rd, and a performance of Clue on May 11 and 12 in the Norris Family Theater. Both shows will begin at 7 PM and are open to the public and free tickets will be available for reservation on […]

Proctor Sees Benefits of Strong Adolescent/Parent Relationship

Balance between dependence and interdependence

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Sees Benefits of Strong Adolescent/Parent Relationship

As educators, we at Proctor see real value in students learning to live and learn independently from their parents, as they navigate roommate conflict, independence around meals, homework, and laundry, and academic work. In fact, up until a few years ago we would kick off our new parent orientation with images and explanations of different […]

Proctor Athletics Begins Spring Season in April

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Athletics Begins Spring Season in April

 Proctor Academy’s athletic teams are poised to start their spring season as they return from Spring Break. All athletic contests are open to the public, and Proctor’s Athletic Department encourages those in the greater Andover community to drop in for a game or match.  Home varsity games and matches for the month of April are […]

Proctor Nordic Skiing Wins Lakes Region Championship

Second year in a row

Proctor Nordic Skiing Wins Lakes Region Championship

Proctor Academy’s boys Nordic ski team won the Lakes Region Championship on February 14, for the second year in a row, while the girls team came in second place for the season! Proctor’s skiers took on competition from around the Lakes Region and as far away as Northfield Mount Hermon (MA) and Belmont Hill School […]

Proctor Academy Presents: Mean Girls: The Musical

Shown in February for Proctor and local community

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Academy Presents: Mean Girls: The Musical

On February 16 and 17, Proctor Academy’s Performing Arts Department produced the musical Mean Girls: The Musical for the Proctor and local community. For the past three months, the cast and crew have been hard at work stepping into their roles, learning their lines, building an amazing set, working out kinks in lighting, sound, and […]

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