Leela R. ’21 came to Porter’s from the Oliver Scholars program, which prepares Black and Latinx students from underserved communities in New York City for success at top independent schools “…so they can realize their full potential and ultimately give back to the city, the nation, and the world.” In seventh grade, she was nominatedContinue reading Student Spotlight: Leela R.’21
Over the weekend, all Porter’s juniors set off on a trip to another country, run by our Institute for Global Education. Currently, they are all in either Japan, Vietnam, France, Spain, or South Africa. Read on to hear about their experiences so far! Isa R., Japan: “For me, this trip has been an incredible andContinue reading Junior InterMission Abroad Trips Off To A Great Start!
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
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
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
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