Proctor’s Girls Varsity Tennis Ends Season with Stunning Performance

JV tennis team had undefeated season in match play

By Scott Allenby
Proctor’s Girls Varsity Tennis Ends Season with Stunning Performance

Proctor’s girls varsity tennis team put an exclamation point on a tremendous season with an absolutely stunning performance at the Lakes Region Tournament. In 90 degree heat, this group of girls pulled together to win #1 singles, #2 singles, and #2 doubles, while finishing runner up in #1 doubles. Never has a team had such […]

Proctor Celebrates Earth Day 2022 Practicing Environmental Stewardship

Guest speakers and faculty-led outdoor workshops

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Celebrates Earth Day 2022 Practicing Environmental Stewardship

Human connection requires two parties to willingly step into relationship with one another. Nature, however, is always waiting with open arms. As we consider how we might better walk alongside each other as humans, we must spend time in nature to refocus and reframe how we live. On April 28, as a community, Proctor stepped […]

Proctor Academy Recognizes Importance of Transparency with Andover

Recent property purchases prompted this article

By Brian Thomas, Head of School

Since 1848, Proctor Academy and the town of Andover have been inextricably linked: First as a school serving the children of the Andover and local area, and later as a boarding school serving high school aged boys, and now as a coeducational high school with students from 25 states and nine countries.  As Proctor has […]

Johnson Sugar House Connects Students to History and the Outdoors

Named after Eric Johnson, a Proctor graduate

By Jackson Downey

In between Peabody and Gulick House at Proctor Academy is a cabin with a vibrant green roof. This small building is the Johnson Sugar House, a part of Proctor’s history and one way we connect to Proctor’s 2,500 acres of land. The Sugar House is an expression of our community’s love for the outdoors. Laura […]

Proctor’s Johnson Family Sugarhouse Boils About 45 Gallons

For sale in the bookstore in Maxwell Savage Hall

By Scott Allenby
Proctor’s Johnson Family Sugarhouse Boils About 45 Gallons

Proctor Academy’s Johnson Family Sugar House was in full swing throughout the month of March and into early April, bottling about 45 gallons of syrup over the course of the season, while also giving away quite a few samples and maple candy.  Proctor’s Woodlands Manager and Forestry Teacher Laura Ostrowsky led the operation on campus […]

Ella Makechnie Falls in Love with European Lifestyle

Proctor's European Art Classroom opens doors

By Scott Allenby
Ella Makechnie Falls in Love with European Lifestyle

Proctor Academy is currently running four trimester-long off-campus programs this spring: European Art Classroom (Aix en Provence, France), Proctor en Segovia (Segovia, Spain), Mountain Classroom (American Southwest), and Proctor en Monteverde (Monteverde Region, Costa Rica).  Three Andover students are studying off-campus this spring, as Elliot Norris ‘23 studies in Spain, Ella Makechnie ‘23 on European […]

Proctor Presents Shrek, The Musical

Tickets are free, but reservations required

By Scott Allenby

Proctor Academy’s drama department will produce Shrek, The Musical on Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21, in the Norris Family Theater at 7 PM. The show, at the time of this publication, is open to the public at no charge, but tickets must be reserved on Proctor’s Performing Arts website at ProctorAcademy.org/on-campus/arts/performing-arts prior to […]

Public Welcome to Proctor’s Spring Sports Events

Baseball, softball, lacrosse, and tennis

By Scott Allenby

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 13, Kimball Union, 4:30 PM […]

Proctor Seeks the Sweet Spot in Facing Dichotomies

Challenges and support; accountability and trust

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Seeks the Sweet Spot in Facing Dichotomies

We feel more fragile than we did two years ago. We worry our children are more fragile, too; their childhood upended by a global pandemic, school interrupted, screens trying in vain to replace the human interaction that we know fuels their soul.  And yet, as we step into the bright light of a post-pandemic world, […]

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