News and Noteworthy
Our latest news stories and happenings.
Andover’s three middle schools will each be getting a laser cutter as a result of a grant from Andover-based company Schneider Electric in partnership with the Andover Coalition for Education. The grant totaled almost $19,000 and will allow middle schoolers access to...
The Andover Coalition for Education’s Scarecrow Festival returns to Andover this October, for its 10th anniversary. From Oct. 15-29, scarecrows will return to Main Street. The event will also include a scavenger hunt said Jennifer Srivastava, director of ACE — a...
April, 2022 – The Andovers Magazine: Hands-On Experiences Across disciplines, innovation grants make class more fun
Andover: Students rush to their seats in Katherine McGonagle's French class. It is truffle day. McGonagle's class at West Middle School in Andover cooks a dish from a French-speaking country once a month. Read More
February 9, 2022, Eagle-Tribune: Parlez-vous chocolate? Immersive lessons bring hands-on element to language class
ANDOVER — Students rushed to their seats Tuesday morning in Katherine McGonagle’s French class. It was truffle day. McGonagle’s class cooks a dish from a French-speaking country once a month. Tuesday they learned about Switzerland and the chocolate truffles the...
Andover TV created a wonderful video of this year's Festival.
Oh the places Andover’s scarecrows can go. As the Andover Coalition for Education’s annual scarecrow festival and fundraiser returns this year, the theme is all about exploration. Students, organizations and businesses will all be designing their scarecrows answering...
Overnight 10 new pumpkins “grew” in the Sanborn Elementary pumpkin patch after a parent posted a photo of Bancroft “winning” with the number of Andover Coalition for Education pumpkins placed with their scarecrow. Read More
Andover Coalition for Education (ACE) is hosting an event in May meant to get people moving and honor teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week. May 1 to 8 will be a Race for ACE, "a movement challenge to raise money for our schools." Read More
March 15, 2021, Eagle Tribune: Andover’s educational experiment: Students get take-home science kits
Students get take-home science kits thanks to community group ANDOVER — Learning through trial and error, forming hypotheses and conducting science experiments were traditionally a cornerstone of the classroom experience — until COVID-19 hit. When the pandemic forced...
It's been a busy year for the Andover Coalition for Education. ACE, as it's known, is a nonprofit that was created in 2005 to help fund various academic initiatives. This year, the group broke its own fundraising record. According to the organization's director,...
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