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Means Finalists Hjerpe, Wu, and Holch Share Personal Essays at ASM
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Means Finalists Hjerpe, Wu, and Holch Share Personal Essays at ASM

Cochran Chapel swelled with raucous applause as Chaya Holch ’17, Jack Hjerpe ’17, and Evelyn Wu ’18 were met with standing ovations from the students and faculty at this week’s All-School Meeting (ASM). As this year’s Means Essay Prize competition finalists, the three presented declamations of their personal essays that touched on a range of…

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Balls to the Wall: Seniors Attempt Ball Pit in Taylor Hall Room

A package of rainbow, nostalgic fun, in the form of 7,000 plastic balls was recently intercepted by Andover’s Central Services. They had been shipped to the mailroom, provoking the suspicion and uncertainty of the mail staff. After they intercepted the package, Jennifer Elliott ’94, Dean of Students and Residential Life, was quickly informed and the…

Student Astronomy Researchers  Discover 126th Binary Asteroid
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Student Astronomy Researchers Discover 126th Binary Asteroid

There were only 125 binary asteroids that had been found and identified by the world’s astronomers. Last December, however, Andover’s Astronomy Research class discovered the 126th binary asteroid in a belt between Mars and Jupiter. Most asteroids in space are solitary, but binary asteroids are distinguished by a moon in their orbit. The astronomy class…

Susan Esty Appointed Director of  Wellness Education for Next School Year
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Susan Esty Appointed Director of Wellness Education for Next School Year

Wellness education surrounds Andover students both inside and outside of classes. Susan Esty, the current designer of wellness education at Andover, was appointed the Director of Wellness Education for next fall, a new position at Andover. Esty, along with the four course heads representing each grade, Aya Murata, Associate Director in College Counseling; Erin Strong,…

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