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Phillips Academy | August 20, 2014

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Walk with us

“Walkabout” features a unique, user-controlled interface and links to videos, text and photos that work together to create an information resource that breaks new ground in the field of school-themed virtual tours… Walkabout»


Peabody archaeologist uncovers lost caves of the ancient Maya

Donald Slater has uncovered evidence that supports a neoteric hypothesis that caves played a central and sacred role in the ritual activity of the ancient Maya. He is being honored by National Geographic for his work… Full Article »


New boathouse set to open in fall

Plans to relocate the Phillips Academy crew program from Andover to a spectator-friendly stretch of the Merrimack River in Methuen are underway. Site work on the 5.8-acre property began this month... Full Article »

David Brooks

The Bernard G. & Louise B. Palitz Lecture Series presents David Brooks

Political and social analyst David Brooks will give a talk in Cochran Chapel on Wednesday, April 25. The New York Times columnist—and regular contributor to The New Yorker, NPR and PBS—will discuss ‘The State of American Politics’...
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Noel Um

Brace Fellow Noël Um ’12 presents ‘Defeminizing a Feminine Icon’

Um’s presentation, focusing on eating disorders among ballerinas, will take place Monday, April 9, at 5 p.m. in the School Room in Abbot Hall… Full Article »

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Pop Quiz

Test your PA knowledge. The first person to e-mail the correct answer will receive an Andover memento. Good luck!

Walkabout,” PA’s interactive online tour, is loaded with info for prospective students, including facts about the nation’s oldest secondary school newspaper. On what date was the Phillipian first published?

Send your answer to

Answer from 3/9 Quiz: In 1891, Andover’s cost of tuition was $75 for three terms, plus $6 to $9 weekly for room and board.
Congrats to Emma Etheridge ’04.

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