In preparation for Valentine’s Day on Thursday, February 14, the Campus Closet was open on Friday, February 8 on the lower level of George Washington Hall. The Valentine’s Day-themed popup mixed Andover apparel with Valentines packages. On Friday, the Student Activities Board hosted Do It Yourself Valentines in Susie’s at 8:30 p.m.
On Friday, February 8, Catholic Student Fellowship and Baking Club hosted a cookie decorating party in Newton-Hinman House. The event lasted from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Abbot Grant proposals opened on Friday, February 8. Sponsored by the Abbot Academy Fund, Abbot Grants range from a few hundred dollars to thousands of dollars to support endeavors of members of the Andover community. Submissions end on Monday, April 22.
Alex Mitchell ’22 won the All-School Finals of the annual GeograBee contest on Thursday, February 14, winning a 100 dollar gift card. The second place winner received a 50 dollar gift card, and the third place winner won a 25 dollar gift card. The competitors in the finals were the winners of their respective dorm and cluster contests, which were announced on February 4 and February 6, respectively.
On Friday, February 15, Black Arts Month Keynote Speaker Darnell Moore will present at 6:00 p.m. in Kemper Auditorium. In addition to being a prolific writer, Moore is the U.S. Head of Strategy and Programs for Breakthrough TV, which constitutes focusing on advocating for marginalized identities, youth development, and other social justice issues in the U.S. and abroad. The event is sponsored by Af-Lat-Am and the Office of Community and Multicultural Development and funded by the John H. Hosch III Memorial Fund.