Phillips Academy

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The "Phillips School" as it was first called, was open April 30, 1778 by Samuel Phillips. The present campus was built in 1865. In 1807 the "Class in Theology" became a separate institution, the Andover Theological Seminary.

In the 1940's Phillips Academy embarked on a mission to democratize education by offering scholarships to boys who would not otherwise be able to afford private school.



See

  • "An Illustrious Town-Andover". The New England Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 4, April 1886. p. 301+.
  • "Andover, Past and Present, with Some Recollection of My Time" by Henry Austin Kitteredge. New England Magazine, Vol. XXXIX, Number 5, January 1909. p. 579-593.
  • "America's Oldest Private School" Saturday Evening Post, September 27, 1947, page 32.
  • "Big Woman on Campus: Phillips First Headmistress relishes Challenge of a Campus in Flux," Boston Globe, October 5, 1994, p. 31,34.
  • "Ted Sizer reshaped Phillips, education," Andover Townsman, November 12, 2009.
  • "Phillips Academy's facilities guru heads to new challenge", The Andover Townsman, January 13, 2011.
  • "Phillips Academy Names John Palfrey Head of School," Andover Townsman, November 7, 2011, p. 6.
  • "Adams left a conservative mark on Phillips," Andover Townsman, June 27, 2013, p. 7.

--Glenda 10:19, February 16, 2008 (EST)--

Leslie 19:48, May 23, 2012 (EDT)

--Eleanor (talk) 14:56, 26 March 2015 (EDT)

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