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The first high school in Andover was the Punchard Free School, founded in 1856 by bequest from Benjamin Punchard. In 1901, the name was changed to Punchard High School.
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A Grand Army of the Republic Flag was donated to Memorial Hall Library in 1928. In 2003 the flag was restored by Camille Myers Breeze of Museum Textile Services with $6000 funds raised by the library for the project. The Grand Old Army of Republic is a fraternal organization of veterans who fought in the Union Army. Hence, he flag, which dates back to the late 1880's is not a battle flag.  
 
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[[File:Punchard_school.jpg|200px|thumb|left|Punchard High School. This photo is from the Andover Townsman Centennial Issue, July 21, 1988, page 53A.]]
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The flag is displayed in Memorial Hall.
 
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[[Image:GARflag.jpg|200px|thumb|left|GAR Flag.]]
A new high school was built in 1957 on Shawsheen Road and the name was changed again to Andover High School.  In 1968, this school became West Middle and a larger high school was built on Shawsheen Road. Construction for a new addition and renovations to the high school began in January 1995.
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Andover High School is undergoing reaccreditation in 2012-2013.  The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) completed its review of the school in December 2012.  The report will be available in the Spring of 2013. 
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* "A Grand Old Flag", The Townsman (Town Talk), October, 2, 2003.
 
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*[http://www.suvcw.org/?page_id=167 Grand Army of the Republic]
== Academics ==
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*"Academic time slipping away?  AHS principal addresses parent concerns about budget cuts, instruction time," ''Andover Townsman'', July 10, 2003.
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*"Reviewing coming cuts at Andover High: Deleted: Tech and business courses at AHS," ''Andover Townsman'', July 31, 2003.
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*"Not enough 'class time' at high school," ''Eagle Tribune'', October 26, 2003, p. A1.
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*"State probes class hours," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 17, 2003, p. 1.
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*"State: Add class hours by January," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 18, 2003, p. 1.
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*"High School could reach 1,800 students by 2005: Principal sees negative impact on Andover High education," ''Andover Townsman'', November 27, 2003, p. 7.
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*"More AHS credits unlikely this year, despite state order," ''Andover Townsman'', November 27, 2003, p. 1.
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*"State gives Andover no option," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 27, 2003, p. 1.
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*"'Directed studies' eyed to make up class hours," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 30, 2003, p. A1.
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*"Teachers: Class hours at maximum," ''Eagle Tribune'', December 1, 2003, p. 1.
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*"State gives 2004 deadline: Officials: Compliance will take time, money," ''Eagle Tribune'', December 3, 2003, p. 1.
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*"Andover: School needs to add hours," ''Eagle Tribune'', December 7, 2003.
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*"Officials: More teachers the only answer," ''Eagle Tribune'', December 9, 2003, p. 1.
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*"Skeptics question hour price tag," ''Eagle Tribune'', December 22, 2003, p. 1.
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*"Going around on the block: Superintendent's interim plan would hire 16 teachers; mixed opinions on value of 82 minute class periods," ''Andover Townsman'', December 25, 2003, p. 1.
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*"Long block versus shorter classes," ''Andover Townsman'', January 8, 2004.
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*"New teachers added for gym, arts classes," ''Eagle Tribune'', January 15, 2004, p. 1.
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*"Study-hall issue continues to irk parents," ''Andover Townsman'', February 5, 2004.
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*"Meeting the time mandate: Class-time solution will cost less than expected," ''Andover Townsman'', March 4, 2004, p. 6.
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*"DOE site visit to AHS planned," ''Andover Townsman'', March 25, 2004.
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*"Blocking out the numbers: AHS Principal Anderson: Longer block schedule is more efficient," ''Andover Townsman'', April 1, 2004, p. 21.
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*"DOE visit: AHS service not part of learning time," ''Andover Townsman'', April 1, 2004.
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*"High school warned on accreditation," ''Eagle Tribune'', May 23, 2006, p. 3.
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*"UMass Lowell pilot program to continue," ''Andover Townsman'', February 22, 2007.
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*"Teachers oppose returning tests, papers," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 21, 2007, p. 1.
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*"Parents, teachers find deal on exams: Corrected tests can go home but must come back to school," ''Eagle Tribune'', December 13, 2007, p. 1.
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*"AHS on quest to expand biotech science lessons," ''Andover Townsman'', February 28, 2008, p. 13.
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*"AHS needs to be more personal: Accreditation: Activism, teaching, food are strengths," ''Andover Townsman'', December 20, 2012, page 1.
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== Administration and Staff ==
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*"Andover High: New assistant principal enjoys being an educator," ''Andover Townsman'', September 25, 2003.
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*"Andover High to hire more teachers; Anderson: Jobs could end in June," ''Andover Townsman'', January 22, 2004, p. 10.
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*"Loschi in arbitration over soccer coach position," ''Andover Townsman'', April 1, 2004.
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*"8 of 11 girls call for coach's rehiring," ''Andover Townsman'', July 15, 2004, p. 11.
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*"Loschi discussions: Teachers' union negotiating for coach's return," ''Andover Townsman'', August 12, 2004, p. 1.
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*"Loschi rehired: Former player will share duty," ''Andover Townsman'', August 26, 2004, p. 1.
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*"Teacher charges layoffs were based on age, gender: AHS principal, Courses, not specific teachers, were targeted," ''Andover Townsman'', September 23, 2004, p. 1.
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*"Stipend idea failure will mean finding money elsewhere to hire teachers," ''Andover Townsman'', July 7, 2005.
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*"Andover High teacher Peter G. Arthur: Mentor, Friend Mourned," ''Eagle Tribune'', February 7, 2006, p. 1.
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*"Local teams lose special friend in Arthur," ''Eagle Tribune'', February 7, 2006, p. 21.
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*"Hundreds attend funeral for teacher-coach Peter Arthur," ''Eagle Tribune'', February 11, 2006, p. 1.
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*"AHS welcomes third assistant principal: Was Boston's top teacher in 1999 (Luz Valverde)," ''Andover Townsman'', August 17, 2006, p. 1.
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*"Peter G. Arthur honored as teacher of year," ''Andover Townsman'', May 29, 2008.
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*"Retiring is a laugh a minute for former AD Nichols," ''Andover Townsman'', September 25, 2008.
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*"High school principal to retire in June," ''Andover Townsman'', January 8, 2009, p. 1.
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*"Anderson: 'I just can't fool myself': Andover High principal talks about resigning," ''Andover Townsman'', January 15, 2009.
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*"Search underway for new high school principal," ''Eagle Tribune'', January 20, 2009.
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*"Andover High School principal search ongoing," ''Andover Townsman'', March 5, 2009.
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*"New AHS principal made mark in Texas," ''Andover Townsman'', March 19, 2009, p. 1.
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*"New Andover High principal named," ''Boston Globe NorthWest'', March 19, 2009, p. 3.
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*"New sheriff for AHS happy to be back in Bay State," ''Andover Townsman'', August 20, 2009, p. S4.
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*"'Fired' coach tackles issue," ''Andover Townsman'', October 22, 2009.
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== Athletics ==
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*"Private group tackles plan: $400,000 facelift for AHS's Lovely Field," ''Andover Townsman'', May 20, 2004, p. 1.
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*"They'll tackle your projects: Footballers seek $10/hour; funds to improve Lovely Field," ''Andover Townsman'', June 17, 2004.
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*"Paying-to-play at Andover High goes up: Sports fee more than doubles for some families," ''Andover Townsman'', August 19, 2004, p. 7.
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*"Donors fixing locker room: $150,000 raised for renovations," ''Eagle Tribune'', February 1, 2005, p. 11.
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*"Football field construction ready to start: Friends' $300,000 project should be underway next month, finished by spring," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 23, 2005.
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*"Andover names field house in Collins' honor," ''Eagle Tribune'', January 22, 2006, p. D1.
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*"High School Field: A lovely entrance now, too," ''Andover Townsman'', September 14, 2006.
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*"Andover High football has some good friends: Organization hands over state-of-the-art training facility to school," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 16, 2006.
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*"Ceremony officially marks opening of Lovely Field building used this fall by Andover High," ''Andover Townsman'', November 23, 2006.
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*"Andover High adding intramural sports," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 29, 2006, p. 1.
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*"Eugene Lovely Field: Artificial turf eyed for AHS," ''Andover Townsman'', December 7, 2006.
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*"Workers put finishing touches on turf field," ''Andover Townsman'', July 26, 2007, p. 1.
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*"User fees for riding the bus, playing sports at Andover High: Parents will pay more this year," ''Andover Townsman'', July 29, 2004.
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*"Neighbors Tackle Worries About New Football Field", ''Eagle Tribune'', June 1, 2007, page 9.
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*"Tuff Work Begins at Lovely Field", ''Andover Townsman'', June 21, 2007.
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*"Group donates new fence for Lovely Field," ''Eagle Tribune'', September 10, 2007, p. 3.
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*"Friends of AHS Football fund new chain-link fence at Andover High," ''Andover Townsman'', September 13, 2007, p. 5.
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*"High school suspends players," ''Eagle Tribune'', January 19, 2008.
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*"State praises athletic director," ''Andover Townsman'', March 20, 2008.
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*"Improving Lovely Field site," ''Andover Townsman'', May 8, 2008.
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*"Bergeron to lead Andover High athletics," ''Andover Townsman'', July 31, 2008.
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*"Tuesday Night Lights, ''Eagle Tribune'', September 3, 2008, page 1.
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*"New athletic director tackles the fundamentals," ''Andover Townsman'', September 25, 2008, p. 12.
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*"AD urges spending reserves to avoid doubling sports fees," ''Eagle Tribune'', April 16, 2009, p. 8.
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*"Andover OKs Funds To Build Ball Fields", ''Andover Townsman'', May 29, 2009.
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*"Andover ousts Maglio," ''Eagle Tribune'', June 30, 2009, p. 9.
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*"50 attend rally in support of ousted Andover High coach, deaf teacher," ''Eagle Tribune'', July 8, 2009, p. 1.
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*"Andover coach's run reaches sudden end: Maglio didn't see dismissal coming," ''Boston Globe'', July 9, 2008.
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*"Union goes to bat for ousted AHS coach," ''Eagle Tribune'', July 17, 2009, p. 1.
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*"New era, attitude for Andover gridiron," ''Andover Townsman'', August 27, 2009, p. 1.
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*"Andover coach's dismissal still a mystery: School Committee won't discuss reasons in public," ''Eagle Tribune'', October 27, 2009, p. 1.
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*"Coach Maglio's grievance case continues," ''Andover Townsman'', December 31, 2009.
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*"'A new era': Andover's Perry hired as Golden Warriors football coach," ''Andover Townsman'', April 22, 2010.
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== Awards and Accolades ==
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*"'Groundbreaking' high school: AHS named as model of excellence," ''Andover Townsman'', May 5, 2005, p. 5.
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*"Andover, Lawrence schools cited among state's best," ''Eagle Tribune'', September 14, 2005.
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*"Andover schools again 'outperformers': For fourth time, students' scores on standardized tests above expectations," ''Andover Townsman'', October 26, 2006.
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*"Andover High best in math, science?," ''Andover Townsman'', March 13, 2008.
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*"Andover High makes magazine's grade," ''Andover Townsman'', September 4, 2008.
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== Construction, Improvements, Renovation ==
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*"Another year, still more construction: Aren't these school projects done yet?  Well, yes and no," ''Andover Townsman'', August 13, 1998, p. 19.
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*"Mornings: Police to close road near AHS," ''Andover Townsman'', August 28, 2003, p. 1.
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*"To relieve congestion, AHS neighbor proposes land swap for detour," ''Andover Townsman'', June 17, 2004, p. 15.
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== Extracurriculars ==
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*"AHS clubs: See you in September?," ''Andover Townsman'', August 28, 2003.
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*"Going to bat to save AHS clubs," ''Andover Townsman'', October 30, 2003, p. 23.
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*"AHS principal supports clubs, but has no way to pay for them," ''Andover Townsman'', April 14, 2005.
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*"Paying for high school clubs unites kids and parents against idea," ''Andover Townsman'', September 29, 2005.
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*"Parents demand after-school clubs money in budget," ''Eagle Tribune'', October 18, 2005, p. 3.
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*"Parents raise $9,500 for clubs: Money saves after-school activities until February," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 25, 2005, p. 1.
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*"Turbulent financial times don't rock new student-run club: Students show they can launch and steer AHS Crew Club, keep it afloat," ''Andover Townsman'', December 1, 2005.
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== Miscellaneous ==
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*"Andover : Another space crunch?," ''Andover Townsman'', January 17, 2002, p. 19.
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*"High school is running out of space," ''Eagle Tribune'', November 24, 2003, p. 1.
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*"Is painting the rock passe? Town tradition getting new look as students continue using cup messages," ''Andover Townsman'', November 27, 2003.
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*"Town settles bomb-threat suit, defends handling: Andover girl receives $175,000," ''Andover Townsman'', June 17, 2004, p. 1.
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*"Trying to restore the luster: Some of the uniforms of AHS Marching Band members are as old as they are," ''Andover Townsman'', October 7, 2004.
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*"Forgotten Pledge: Not said at Andover High for months," ''Andover Townsman'', April 28, 2005, p. 1.
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*"Tardy? No parking, no activities: Andover High policy cracks down on lateness, absences," ''Andover Townsman'', September 8, 2005.
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*"Crowded halls: 1,835 students a record at Andover High," ''Andover Townsman'', September 8, 2005.
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*"Police: Andover High not enforcing residency rule," ''Eagle Tribune'', March 14, 2006, p. 1.
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*"Students involved in teacher's cause: Controversy over group's beliefs," ''Andover Townsman'', May 26, 2006, p. 1.
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*"Canceled speech draws ire at AHS: Union wants pro-Palestinian group," ''Andover Townsman'', November 2, 2006, p. 1.
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*"Teachers praise principal's reversal: Wheels of Justice visit 'a victory for freedom of speech'," ''Eagle Tribune'', December 8, 2006.
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*"Cheaters beware: Rules get tougher," ''Eagle Tribune'', September 7, 2007, p. 1.
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*"Cheating penalties increased at Andover High," ''Andover Townsman'', September 13, 2007, p. 19.
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*"Public shut out of school-day forum: Parents can see Wheels of Justice at night," ''Eagle Tribune'', January 2, 2007, p. 1.
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*"Bach defends activists' forum," ''Eagle Tribune'', January 5, 2007, p. 1.
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*"Hecklers cut forum short: Irate parents drown out Middle East conflict speakers," ''Eagle Tribune'', January 6, 2007, p. 1.
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*"New policy eyed for AHS speakers," ''Andover Townsman'', January 11, 2007.
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*"Corrections to 'Wheels" article: Three teachers threatened lawsuit," ''Andover Townsman'', January 18, 2007.
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*"Speakers' travel paid by School Department," ''Eagle Tribune'', January 24, 2007.
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*"Speaker policy a touchy subject: Teacher advocacy would be barred," ''Boston Globe'', February 1, 2007, p. 1.
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*"'Controversial' could be dropped from speaker policy: Principal would approve any visiting orator," ''Eagle Tribune'', March 21, 2007.
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*"Brown bags give way to debit cards," ''Eagle Tribune'', April 3, 2007, p. A3.
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*"'Zero' tolerance: AHS crackdown: Tardy students can receive zeros," ''Andover Townsman'', April 7, 2005.
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*"Governor Patrick to students: What should I know about school?," ''Andover Townsman'', September 18, 2008, p. 1.
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*"Andover School panel OKs sports, parking fee hikes," ''Eagle Tribune'', June 11, 2009, p. 4.
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*"Past & Present: Andover High School," ''Andover Townsman'', February 7, 2013, p. 3.
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*"Town honors Punchard High School namesake," ''Andover Townsman'', October 24, 2013, p. 15.
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=487303&t=andover%20a%20century%20of%20change&tp=title&d=0&hc=1&rt=title ''Andover a Century of Change:1896 - 1996''] by Eleanor Motley Richardson, (974.45 Ric)  pages 158+
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== Safety ==
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*"Moraine Street residents: Parking problem threatens safety," ''Eagle Tribune'', June 11, 2004, p. 11.
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*"AHS wants cameras," ''Andover Townsman'', September 30, 2004, p. 1.
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*"Beefing up security," ''Andover Townsman'', April 21, 2005, p. 5.
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*"Coming to a high school near you: New locks, outside cameras," ''Andover Townsman'', April 28, 2005.
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*"$1,000 quiets false alarms at high school," ''Eagle Tribune'', June 16, 2005, p. 1.
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*"Mom 'not guilty' in AHS parking-lot pepper-spraying," ''Andover Townsman'', June 16, 2005.
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*"Safety net sought at AHS: Need to target student depression seen," ''Andover Townsman'', October 20, 2005, p. 1.
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*"Students caught lighting up with face new fine," ''Andover Townsman'', September 6, 2007.
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*"Andover High last area school without officer," ''Andover Townsman'', September 27, 2007.
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*"Drug sweep puts AHS in lockdown," ''Eagle Tribune'', October 25, 2008, p. 1.
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*"Targeting drugs and rumors: Surveys show low use, but 15 police dogs conduct drug search," ''Andover Townsman'', October 30, 2008, p. 10.
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Revision as of 14:08, 31 March 2016

A Grand Army of the Republic Flag was donated to Memorial Hall Library in 1928. In 2003 the flag was restored by Camille Myers Breeze of Museum Textile Services with $6000 funds raised by the library for the project. The Grand Old Army of Republic is a fraternal organization of veterans who fought in the Union Army. Hence, he flag, which dates back to the late 1880's is not a battle flag.

The flag is displayed in Memorial Hall.

GAR Flag.


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