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Senior Week

You did it, Seniors! Now join your classmates in a series of events highlighting the talents, connections, and achievements of the great Class of 2020. Check back each day for updates, as content will continue to be posted and announced. Show us your Big Blue Spirit and join together in support of MMXX.

Monday, June 1: Senior Sunrise

This majestic occasion of reflection is a senior tradition. Join us for our annual SENIOR SUNRISE! Let’s celebrate the start of Senior Week on a global scale! Call a friend, wake a family member, and share the morning together. At 5:11 a.m. EDT, we will be streaming from the Phelps Stadium. Get up early and document the sunrise where you are and then share it with our community. Watch @phillipsacademy20 Instagram Live of the entire event.

The annual Senior Sunrise, is held each year at Phelps Stadium

20 for ’20
Dr. Siegfried plays the carillon in the Memorial Bell Tower!
20 minutes for 2020 at 2:20 p.m. EDT
"Here Comes the Sun" by The Beatles

The Workshop

The Workshop at Andover, our spring term school-within-a-school program, is pleased to share some opportunities to learn about the excellent work of our seniors in their Capstone Projects. Students have been tasked with looking at how the issues addressed by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals have affected communities across the world. Our schedule is below, in Eastern US time. Each will be a short Zoom session. To learn more, sign up using this google form for Zoom information.

10 a.m. - Layo Oloritun ’20

11 a.m. - Claire Brady ’20

12 p.m. - Isabel Mikheev ’20

2 p.m. - Liu Rothschild ’20

4 p.m. - Emmeline Song ’20

9 p.m. - Skylar Xu ’20

10 p.m. - Amy Chew ’20

Tuesday, June 2: Alumni Panel

We are thrilled to welcome back a fantastic group of alums from the Classes of 2017, 2018, and 2019 for our senior week Alumni Panel. The event plans to kick off with a webinar-style event where panelists will answer questions posed to them from the Class of 2020 via the zoom Q&A. Following the Q&A portion, we will transition to a face to face social event where the 2020s will join the alums on the screen to chat and catch up. Depending on the size of the turnout of 2020s, we may break the group into breakout rooms to help facilitate the face to face conversation. Join us Tuesday, June 2nd at 7 p.m.!

Alumni participants will be: Arthur Paleologos ’17, Auguste White ’17, Mahlet Ayana ’17, Cindy Espinosa ’18, Emily Ndiokho ’18, Jess Wang ’18, Max Rigby- Hall ’18, Miriam Feldman ’18, Sarah Rigazio ’18, Larson Tolo ’18, Allison Zhu ’19, Nick Demetroulakos ’19, and Shyan Koul ’19.

20 for ’20
Dr. Siegfried plays the carillon in the Memorial Bell Tower!
20 minutes for 2020 at 2:20 p.m. EDT
Song of Abbot Academy and Phillips Academy Andover

The Workshop

The Workshop at Andover, our spring term school-within-a-school program, is pleased to share some opportunities to learn about the excellent work of our seniors in their Capstone Projects. Students have been tasked with looking at how the issues addressed by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals have affected communities across the world. Our schedule is below, in Eastern US time. Each will be a short Zoom session. To learn more, sign up using this google form for Zoom information.

10 a.m. - Sadie Cheston-Harris ’20

11 a.m. - Tyler Yung ’20

12 p.m. - Davis Barrow ’20

1 p.m. - Tessa Conrardy ’20

2 p.m. - Emerald Tan ’20

3 p.m. - Ogden Nutting ’20

4 p.m. - Junah Jang ’20

5 p.m. - Yeetang Kwok ’20

9 p.m. - Sophie Liu ’20 and William Yung ’20

Wednesday, June 3: Athletics Tribute

With guest appearances, don’t miss out on the exciting montage capturing your time spent among your teammates and coaches. Join on Zoom | PW: PA2020

20 for ’20
Dr. Siegfried plays the carillon in the Memorial Bell Tower!
20 minutes for 2020 at 2:20 p.m. EDT
“Roundball Rock”

Thursday, June 4: Day in the Arts

A celebration of contributions to the visual and performing arts by the Senior class. An Arts Zoom Banquet honoring seniors in the music, theater, dance, and visual arts departments will be held at 8 p.m. EDT. Join on Zoom (Password: Arts).

20 for ’20
Dr. Siegfried plays the carillon in the Memorial Bell Tower!
20 minutes for 2020 at 2:20 p.m. EDT
Les Miserables Medley - One Day More!

Arts

Art 600 Advanced Studio Art: Spring Term Exhibition!

Senior Art Exhibit: Keep Looking ~ Keep Making

Class of 2020 Zoom Whiteboard drawing session with Mr. Zaeder

Time: Jun 4, 2020, 1 p.m. EDT (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting | Meeting ID: 851 6423 6544 | Password: 0sEcpC

Messages from Alums to Senior Artists

Alumni Artists Congratulate the Class of 2020

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Valerie Tang ’20: Little Monsters

Eli Newell ’20Ceramics

Estelle Zhu ’20Painting I Art 305

Natalie Shen ’20Weaving Art 314

Music

Henry Crater shares a gift of song and performance at 11 a.m. EDT on Instagram.

Check out Shree Menon and Samson Zhang's on Instagram as well for more gifts of music.

Dance

Highlights from Dance Open and more
Music: Trombone Shorty; James Blake; Rihanna; Lo Mimieux; and original music by Uanne Chang
Music: Eluvium and Frank Ocean
Choreography by Erin E Strong & Dancers | Music: The Groove (feat. Afrikan Roots); Phillip Glass; Coldplay; Peter Broderick; Dave Matthews
Music by: Lewis Capaldi
Samantha Turk, Estelle Zhu, Uanne Chang, Emily Ho, Anntonia Taylor, Araba Aidoo, Samantha Lee, Sophie Liu, Jeffrey Steele
Jeffrey Steele's Senior Dance: Slow and Steady

Theatre

Friday, June 5: Community Celebration

All day long there will be opportunities for our seniors to spend time with the adults in the community who have been an integral part of their Andover experience. Faculty, administrators, and staff are invited to celebrate in community! View the full schedule of faculty times.

Celebratory remarks offered by:

  • Bill Scott, Instructor in Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Retiring Faculty
  • Aya Murata, Associate Director, College Counseling, EBI Foundations Course Head
  • Grace Hitchcock ’20 - ABB
  • Bruna Cincura ’20 - FLG
  • Riku Tanaka ’20 - PKN
  • Ray Shoemaker ’20 - WQN
  • Ashleigh Cohan ’20 - WQS

20 for ’20
Dr. Siegfried plays the carillon in the Memorial Bell Tower!
20 minutes for 2020 at 2:20 p.m. EDT
“We are Family” - Sister Sledge

Saturday, June 6: Story Time

While this isn’t the ending that anyone had planned for it is still a time to celebrate accomplishments and remember great moments. Throughout the day, seniors will see and listen to their peers share their favorite Andover stories from their time on campus.

Here is the list of stories set to go out every two hours! Check your email for the active links!

Senior Reflections

Sunday, June 7: Andover MMXX: Celebrating Our Seniors