Senior InterMission Update: “Beyond Glimpses of Morisot”

Post by Grier Torrence, chair of the Arts Department Later that evening the “Beyond Glimpses of Morisot” class (avec teachers Carol Plough, Anna Swinbourne, and me) arrived back at Miss Porter’s School in dear old Farmington Village after a fantastic trip to two amazing, art-filled cities! For our seniors, the overarching goal of InterMission is to prepare ourContinue reading Senior InterMission Update: “Beyond Glimpses of Morisot”

Junior InterMission Abroad Trips Off To A Great Start!

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!

Tips For Submitting Your Secondary School Application

In December and January, students and families start to feel the pressure. Applications to secondary schools are almost due! The Porter’s Admission Office wants to help. Read on for our favorite tips to help get you through these next few weeks and turn in an application that feels true to you! 1. Stay in touch!Continue reading Tips For Submitting Your Secondary School Application

Faculty Friday: Amy Sun, Languages Department

This week for Faculty Friday, we sat down with Amy Sun, a member of the classical and modern languages department. What is your favorite tradition at Porter’s? The last Dance Workshop performance of the year every spring! In your opinion, what makes a Porter’s girl distinct? Porter’s girls are curious, engaged, worldly, and compassionate. What excitesContinue reading Faculty Friday: Amy Sun, Languages Department

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