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

Need some book recommendations? Find out what the Porter’s community is reading!

Our fantastic head librarian, Fiona York, has compiled a list of the top five books and series that our community is reading now. Some may be familiar to you, and while others may be new. Interestingly, three of them have been turned into movies or television series. Which ones are they? We want to know:Continue reading Need some book recommendations? Find out what the Porter’s community is reading!

Advice for applying to secondary school from Porter’s New Girls!

We know that this time of year can be daunting for those about to apply to an independent or boarding school! September marks the beginning of school fairs, visits, and, ultimately, applications. Read on for some advice for making it through this process from the students at Miss Porter’s School who have been through itContinue reading Advice for applying to secondary school from Porter’s New Girls!

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”

A Porter’s senior thinks back to making her high school decision

Christina T., a current senior, was opening speaker at Miss Porter’s School’s Revisit Day, held April 5. Read on for her remarks. As I think back on the process of my ending up at Porter’s, it’s hard to imagine that I am the same girl who arrived here on campus nearly three years ago. I wasContinue reading A Porter’s senior thinks back to making her high school decision