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Students shine in Harvard-MIT mathematics tournament
After a grueling, daylong math tournament at Harvard University on November 7, members of PA’s math club returned to Andover with multiple honors in tow, including an overall second-place team finish and two first-place individual finishes… Full Article »
girls volleyball Big Blue claims three championships
One week after both the boys, and girls, cross-country teams won their respective league championships, Phillips Academy’s girls’ volleyball team matched the achievement by taking first place in the New England prep school tournament… Full Article »
James Orent VIDEO GALLERY | Conductor James Orent ushers in the holiday spirit
Students enjoyed a variety of holiday-inspired musical performances — from handbells to jazz to orchestra — in the final All-School Meeting of 2010. Click here to to enjoy a snippet of the Academy Orchestra’s rousing performance of “Orpheus in the Underworld,” by Jacques Offenbach... Full Article »
Camarda brothers Brothers bring ‘non sibi’ home for the holidays
While the holidays are a busy time for everyone, this year promises to be busier than ever for students Nick ’12 and Michael ’14 Camarda, who not only have to do their own holiday shopping but must gift-wrap and distribute thousands of books... Full Article »
Kingfisher by Gail Boyajian PHOTO GALLERY | Faculty art featured in Gelb Gallery
The exhibit features works by art faculty members Jennifer Bauer, Gail Boyajian, Elaine Crivelli, Peg Harrigan, Emily Trespas, Shirley Veenema and Therese Zemlin in a variety of media, including ceramics, photography, mixed media and painting… Full Article »
auction logo Auction to benefit financial aid
A Shelby Cobra automobile, a week in Provence or Scotland, Celtics playoff tickets, courtside Lakers seats and a gourmet dinner, behind the scenes passes at MTV — Bid on Blue, the Andover Auction to support financial aid, promises these items and much more… Full Article »
Andover in the News
Coach Brown TIMES RECORD | Legendary coach Bill Brown ’34 dies
Bill Brown’s career as instructor, housemaster and coach at Andover was distinguished in diverse ways. He chaired the English department for several years. He edited the Andover Bulletin and, in the late 1970s, he launched and edited The Andover Review, A Journal for Secondary Education. He was inducted this year into the Andover Athletics Hall of Honor… Full Article »

NEW YORK TIMES | A Facebook founder [Chris Hughes ’02] begins a social network focused on charities
Chris Hughes, one of the founders of Facebook and the chief digital organizer for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, knows a thing or two about building online communities. Now he is applying his expertise to a new venture called Jumo… by Jenna Wortham Full Article »

Schiff BERKSHIRE EAGLE | Adams native dispels myths of Cleopatra
As a child, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and columnist Stacy Schiff [’78] spent her time buried in the stacks of the children’s department in the Adams Free Library. Her path in life has taken her far from the summers spent among its tomes... by Jennifer Huberdeau Full Article »


Featured Events
Chaplaincy, music department present Service of Lessons and Carols December 5
The service will feature the Fidelio Society and the Academy Chorus under the direction of Christopher Walter, the Handbell Choir under the direction of Patrick Kabanda, the Academy Harp Ensemble under the direction of Emily Lewis, and members of the Protestant and Catholic communities… Full Article »

Music department presents Handel’s ‘Messiah’ December 10
The Phillips Academy music department will sponsor its 23rd annual holiday concert featuring excerpts from Handel’s oratorio, Messiah, on Friday, December 10, at 7:30 p.m. This concert is given in support of Neighbors in Need, a food pantry in the Merrimack Valley, and also will support the Merrimack Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross… Full Article »

Jafarey Jafarey ’11 presents ‘Youth Perspectives on Militant Islam in Pakistan’ January 7
Over the summer of 2010, Aazim Jafarey, a CAMD Scholar, visited Pakistan, where he researched the troubling rise of extremism and violence in the country and interviewed a number of young Pakistani citizens about a range of issues... Full Article »

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