Proctor Academy: Standing Against Racism and Injustice

Communication sent to Proctor community on June 2, 2020

By Scott Allenby, Proctor Academy
Proctor Academy: Standing Against Racism and Injustice

The below communication from Head of School Mike Henriques was sent to the greater Proctor community on June 2, 2020 in response to racial injustices across the country. While shared initially with Proctor’s students, faculty/staff, and families, the audience of this message extends to the greater Andover community.  Over the past months we have collectively […]

Celebrating the Proctor Class of 2020: Stepping into the World

Proctor’s commencement ceremony took place virtually

By Scott Allenby
Celebrating the Proctor Class of 2020: Stepping into the World

And just like that it’s over. The planning, the preparations, the details, the mourning of what could have been had coronavirus not upended our lives; it is all behind us, and we shift our focus to reflecting on the raw emotions we felt today as we watched the Class of 2020 graduate from high school […]

Andover Graduates Recognized at Proctor’s Senior Awards Night

Non-faculty staff service award given to Diane Benson of Andover

By Scott Allenby

The Class of 2020 closed the Proctor chapter of their lives in a most bizarre manner. A virtual Senior Awards Night and Commencement afforded faculty and staff the opportunity to recognize members of the senior class with awards and recognitions. Among those honored were the following Andover residents: Philip H. Savage Award for outstanding leadership […]

Proctor Moves Its 172nd Commencement exercises online

Planning begins for possible return-to-school

By Scott Allenby

On May 30, Proctor will host its 172nd Commencement exercises online, recognizing the 103 members of the Class of 2020 (including six Andover natives). Like everything this spring, our first ever virtual Commencement will be different; not bad, just different.    Awards will be granted, diplomas granted, and musical performances recorded and streamed to the […]

Radical Acceptance Is Not A Passive State of Contentment

Learning to come to terms with circumstances beyond our control

By Kara Kidder

Having collectively faced several weeks of adjusting to an entirely unanticipated and drastically different lifestyle here on campus, our counseling team shares thoughts on how we can best cope with our new circumstances and continue to maintain a strong connection to the Proctor community while being physically distant. This new narrative we are facing is […]

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