Ancient Spotlight: Katie Tyner ’15

Katie Tyner ’15 first experienced Miss Porter’s School through summer programs, when she was a participant in the Junior Model United Nations (JMUN) during the summer of 2011. There, Katie found herself surrounded by like-minded girls and supportive faculty members and immediately knew Porter’s was the place for her. She recalls a hurried phone callContinue reading Ancient Spotlight: Katie Tyner ’15

Learning in Action: Student Interns at the Hill-Stead Museum

This year, three Porter’s students are interning at the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington: Caroline Ma ’19 from Unionville, Connecticut; Susan Zheng ’20 from Shenzhen, China; and Noknoi Sophonpanich ’20 from Nonthaburi, Thailand. For all three, it is their first time participating in this program, in which they get to see and participate in the behind-the-scenesContinue reading Learning in Action: Student Interns at the Hill-Stead Museum

Maggie Johndrow ’06 Named to the InvestmentNews 40 Under 40

Magdalena “Maggie” Johndrow, Miss Porter’s School Class of 2006, was recently named by InvestmentNews to a list of 40 young professionals with “tremendous potential in the financial advice industry” who are already “doing remarkable things.” Read on for Maggie’s thoughts as she reflects on her journey to where she’s gotten today! How did your educationContinue reading Maggie Johndrow ’06 Named to the InvestmentNews 40 Under 40

Five tips for a mindful and purposeful school year from Chief Enrollment and Student Affairs Officer Liz Schmitt

Take a deep breath, unclench your fists, laugh a little — you’ve got this! While a new school year can be daunting and you may not be able to control all the events that will happen to you, you can decide not to let them ennoble or diminish you. The journey ahead is an awesomeContinue reading Five tips for a mindful and purposeful school year from Chief Enrollment and Student Affairs Officer Liz Schmitt

Miss Porter’s School’s Theme for 2018-2019: Paying Attention On Purpose

Faculty members are back from summer vacation, the grounds crew is busy readying campus, and our dining hall staff is preparing the first meals of the year — it must be back-to-school season at Miss Porter’s School! As everyone gears up for an amazing 2018-2019 school year, we are focusing our work around this year’sContinue reading Miss Porter’s School’s Theme for 2018-2019: Paying Attention On Purpose

Student Leadership: Sewon L. ’18 is featured as a “Decoder Spotlight”

Miss Porter’s School is always innovating, and we love it when our students are the ones leading the charge! Read on to learn about one senior’s experience bringing an innovative news platform to life. Post by Katherine Brink, Senior Assistant Director of Admission. Sewon L., a senior at Miss Porter’s School, recently led an internationally-broadcastContinue reading Student Leadership: Sewon L. ’18 is featured as a “Decoder Spotlight”