Andover hosted a pumpkin carving contest for students in the tent adjacent to the Gelb Science Center on October 23. Refreshments including apple cider and donuts were provided, according to The Weekender.
Students attended a fire show on October 24. To maximize physical distancing, the event was repeated for each class and occurred on the Smoyer soccer field.
According to The Weekender, a phone banking for the Biden-Harris 2020 presidential campaign for the Democratic Party was held at 5:00 p.m. on October 28 via Zoom.
Andover will allow students to trick-or-treat across campus on October 30, according to an email sent by Jennifer Elliott ’94 P ’22, ’24, Assistant Head of School for Residential Life and Dean of Students.
Students are now allowed to print on campus, according to an email from the Office of Technology sent on October 26. Boarding students can print in Samuel Phillips Hall, Gelb, and Pearson Hall, whereas day students can print in the Oliver Wendell Holmes Library (OWHL).
Andover is the Best Private High School in America, according to Niche’s 2021 rankings. Last year, Andover was ranked third on the list, falling behind rival Phillips Exeter Academy, which was ranked first. Exeter is listed as second on the 2021 ranking.
The Addison Gallery of American Art reopened on October 17, welcoming back visitors from the public and Andover community members. The Addison is open to the public on Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an advanced reservation. It is open to Andover community members participating in Covid-19 testing with reservations from Tuesday to Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.