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

News from the Academic Office: Curriculum Enhancements at Miss Porter’s School

Miss Porter’s School is launching the first phase of a curricular transformation aimed at laying the foundation for a new curriculum that is experiential, collaborative, challenging, and authentic in nature. Read on for specific ways in which the Porter’s curriculum will be enhanced in the 2018-2019 school year! Certificate Granting Programs In the fall of 2018Continue reading News from the Academic Office: Curriculum Enhancements at Miss Porter’s School

Student Spotlight: Miss Porter’s School Students Served on Model U.N. Special Committees

Three members of Miss Porter’s School’s Model United Nations, seniors Lauren B., Tina F., and Cydney H., earned placement on special committees for the 2018 Harvard Model United Nations conference, held in Boston in January.  “Special committees require separate applications and, since HMUN boasts upwards of 4,000 delegates annually, these committees are exceptionally selective,” notes Gene Cassidy,Continue reading Student Spotlight: Miss Porter’s School Students Served on Model U.N. Special Committees