Post by Alba C. ’20 I think it says a lot about Porter’s that travel is valued to this extent because it provides the most authentic, valuable learning experience there is. I am lucky enough to have traveled a lot with my family. I’ve grown used to change, culture shock, the challenges/discomforts and joy ofContinue reading A Reflection on InterMission: Alba C.’s Trip to Vietnam
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
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”
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!
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
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