Iconic Schooner Harvey Gamage to be Home to New Ocean Classroom 

Route to go from South Carolina to Alabama

By Scott Allenby
Iconic Schooner Harvey Gamage to be Home to New Ocean Classroom 

After three decades of successful fall semester-at-sea programs, Proctor Academy has expanded its Ocean Classroom programs with a new eight-week winter program at sea voyaging aboard the iconic Maine Schooner Harvey Gamage.  Proctor’s fall semester program has run for the past 27 years in a row, most recently aboard Roseway, and has set an educational […]

COVID Mitigation Measures Create “Illusion of Control” 

Strict guidelines enforced on campus

By Scott Allenby
COVID Mitigation Measures Create “Illusion of Control” 

The weather on April 14 was just about perfect: sunshine, 70 degrees, no black flies. The only problem? We were in Phase 1 quarantine at Proctor due to a diagnosed Covid-19 case on campus. Proctor has had a handful of cases on campus this spring resulting in close contacts needing to quarantine and the entire […]

Proctor Students Return to Campus for Spring Trimester

Continuous COVID testing continues

By Scott Allenby

After a two week Spring Break from March 12 to 28, Proctor students repopulated campus and entered a Phase 1 quarantine in dormitories after two rounds of PCR testing. As the community awaits the results of the second round of testing, and a subsequent third round of testing in the coming week, students and faculty […]

Proctor’s Spring Athletic Events Returning, but Closed to Spectators

Public can view by improved live broadcast

By Scott Allenby
Proctor’s Spring Athletic Events Returning, but Closed to Spectators

Proctor Academy’s spring athletics season will commence early this month, assuming a safe repopulation of campus following Proctor’s two week Spring Break from March 12 through 28. For Proctor’s spring athletes, like those from around the region, this upcoming season will be the first time in almost two years that they are able to take […]

Essay by Proctor’s Head of School Celebrates Caring

Winter Term success owed to everyone

By Mike Henriques
Essay by Proctor’s Head of School Celebrates Caring

This essay by Proctor Academy Head of School was shared with parents, students, and employees at the end of the Winter Term on March 12. Its message applies beyond Proctor to all of us in the Andover community as we look out for each other, care for each other, and work to make this town […]

Visit Proctor’s Digital Art Gallery to See Students’ Work

Be part of a virtual audience

By Scott Allenby
Visit Proctor’s Digital Art Gallery to See Students’ Work

During a normal year, Proctor’s art shows and performances would be open to the public. Not only are our students missing audiences for their artistic pursuits, but our local community is missing out on some amazing work being done in our art studios and on the stage. Proctor’s talented art faculty have created a digital […]

Proctor Ski Area Was Perfect Venue to Host State Championships

By Scott Allenby
Proctor Ski Area Was Perfect Venue to Host State Championships

On February 21, the Proctor Ski Area hosted the 2021 New Hampshire State Championships for Nordic Combined at the Proctor Ski Area. Renowned Olympic and World Cup Commentator Peter Graves was joined by Olympian and Proctor Academy alum Nick Farrell ‘07 as announcers of the event. With roughly 70 skiers from around the state competing […]

Proctor Settles Into Normal In-Person Class Routine

Students quarantined after returning for Winter Term

By Scott Allenby

Proctor Academy welcomed students back to campus in mid-January, and after a week of quarantining in dorms and then managing a few positive COVID-19 cases within the student and adult populations, the school was able to settle into a relatively normal routine of in-person classes, afternoon activities, and residential life.  Special precautions, including biweekly COVID-19 […]

Proctor’s Ocean Classroom Adventure Continues

Andover student shares a daily log entry

By Scott Allenby
Proctor’s Ocean Classroom Adventure Continues

Andover’s Tiege Wright ‘21 is one of eight Proctor Academy students studying on a pilot off-campus program based out of St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. This Winter Ocean Classroom program partners with the World Ocean School and their schooner Roseway, the same 135-foot historic tall ship that is home to Proctor’s fall Ocean Classroom program. […]

Proctor’s Mountain Classroom Completes Winter Expedition

Two Andover students included in group of 10

By Scott Allenby
Proctor’s Mountain Classroom Completes Winter Expedition

Andover’s Brynne Makechnie ‘22 and Sasha Mackenzie ‘22 are studying on Proctor Academy’s Mountain Classroom program this winter alongside eight other students and two instructors. While the group has been forced to modify its program slightly due to COVID-19, the “bubbled” group of 12 adventurers has completed expeditions to Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Moab, […]

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