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No APs without PA: The History of Advanced Placement Exams at Andover

Advanced Placement (AP) classes are hardly present at Andover today. There are only a few officially labelled AP courses, and they are only offered in the math and science subjects. Despite the current lack of AP classes, Andover played a significant role in the founding of AP exams: in 1951, John Kemper, 11th headmaster of…

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“A Daily Dispatch of Wisdom for the Lovelorn”: Advice Columnist Meredith Goldstein Discusses Healthy Relationships

As an advice columnist and entertainment reporter for “The Boston Globe,” Meredith Goldstein has seen many kinds of relationship beginnings, from Venmo stalkers to various medical queries. Goldstein, who is best known for her “Love Letters” column and podcast, spoke about her experiences with relationships of all kinds on Friday, February 15, in the Mural…

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Tang Institute Shares Insight on Education With Khan Lab School

On a recent trip to California, faculty members of the Tang Institute and the Office of Academic Resources visited the Khan Lab School, an independent school associated with the online educational platform Khan Academy. According to Michel Barker, Director of Academic Research, Andover teachers visited the Khan Lab School to learn how they are expanding…

Sykes Wellness Center Hosts Annual Self Defense Class Featuring Counter-Attacks and Escaping Physical Holds
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Sykes Wellness Center Hosts Annual Self Defense Class Featuring Counter-Attacks and Escaping Physical Holds

Last week, Sykes Wellness Center hosted an annual self-defense class, which covered lessons on countering attacks and escaping physical holds. Hosted by Chris Fazzio, Kung Fu Program Director at Yang’s Martial Arts, this year’s self-defense class took place on Sunday, February 17. Fazzio, who has been working with students at Andover for the past few…

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