Proctor Academy Head of School Shares Memories About 9/11

Compares nations' mood then to 2021 mood

By Brian Thomas
Proctor Academy Head of School Shares Memories About 9/11

On September 11, 2001, I was just returning to school after burying our dad. My flight was supposed to leave on September 11, but I decided to return home to Oregon a day earlier because there was nothing left to do. Much of the 10th was a blur. I remember sitting in a middle seat […]

Proctor’s Ocean Classroom Embarks on Fall Term Voyage

Andover's River Turnbull joins crew of 21

By Scott Allenby
Proctor’s Ocean Classroom Embarks on Fall Term Voyage

Proctor Academy is delighted to announce a shift in fall 2021 Ocean Classroom programming aboard the Harvey Gamage of Sailing Ships Maine.  For the past 28 years, Proctor’s term-long Ocean Classroom program has exposed high school students to the joys and challenges of life at sea, with the World Ocean School and its schooner Roseway […]

Proctor’s 51st Wilderness Orientation Completes Successfully

Students learn valuable lessons

By Scott Allenby
Proctor’s 51st Wilderness Orientation Completes Successfully

For the past 51 years, the first week of September at Proctor Academy has been synonymous with Wilderness Orientation. While last year’s Orientation program had to be altered due to COVID-19, Proctor’s 117 new students headed into the wilderness of the White Mountains for five days once again this September.  The experience they had – […]

Proctor Academy Comes Alive for 2021 School Year

First-choice school due to sense of community

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Academy Comes Alive for 2021 School Year

As campus comes alive each September, we feel the familiar energy of adolescents coalescing around something they have been missing all summer: community.  If you ask a student to define Proctor’s culture with words, they may have a hard time. But, just as we can feel it when we step into it as adults, so, […]

Fall Season is in Full Swing for Proctor’s Athletic Teams

By Scott Allenby

Proctor Academy’s athletic teams are well into their fall seasons and experiencing success on the fields and on the trails. Proctor encourages local fans to take in a game or race outdoors this fall. Check out home varsity games and races during the month of October below. Boys’ Soccer: 10/4 vs New Hampton School 5 […]

Proctor Academy Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

Brian Thomas is new Head of School

By Scott Allenby

As Proctor prepares to welcome new and returning students to campus for the start of the academic year, our community also welcomes new faculty and staff to Andover. This group of educators has been working hard to get to know Proctor over the past few weeks. Please welcome these new faculty and staff members to […]

Proctor Establishes Safety Guidelines for Fall Semester

COVID-19 surges and variants necessitate caution

By Scott Allenby

Three months ago, Proctor celebrated the Class of 2021 at a limited-capacity commencement ceremony on Farrell Field with the hopes that with the 2021-2022 school year we would be able to put the COVID-19 pandemic in our collective rearview mirror. A surge in COVID-19 cases and the constant ebb and flow of variants of the […]

Proctor Plans Full Slate of Fall Athletic Programs

Games are open to public, pending COVID-19 developments

By Scott Allenby

As of August 15, Proctor Academy’s Athletic Department plans to offer a full slate of athletic and afternoon program offerings to students. After a modified 2020-2021 athletic season, students and coaches are eager to return to a full schedule of competition this fall.  An updated schedule for all teams can be found at ProctorAcademy.org/on-campus/athletics. Scheduled […]

Proctor Class of 2021 Pursues Passions Beyond Graduation

Andover's Katie Bent plays softball

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Class of 2021 Pursues Passions Beyond Graduation

The Proctor Academy Class of 2021 was filled with talented students, each of whom will pursue their passions in college, professionally, or during a gap year. Check out these members of the class who will either play competitive athletics next year or study a specific art discipline in college, and be sure to follow their […]

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