Maggie Johndrow ’06 Named to the InvestmentNews 40 Under 40

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

Faculty Friday: Eugene Cassidy, History Department

This week, for Faculty Friday, we are sitting down with a member of the history department, Eugene Cassidy. What is your favorite tradition at Porter’s? Welcome Tradition. Without giving too much away, it is simply beautiful. What excites you most about teaching at Porter’s? I get to spend my day engaging a room full of self-motivated andContinue reading Faculty Friday: Eugene Cassidy, History Department

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!

Faculty Friday: Kate Doemland, English Department

As part of a new series, we will be highlighting members of the Miss Porter’s School faculty! This week, we are sit down with a member of the English department, Kate Doemland. Year you came to Porter’s: 1996 Favorite Porter’s Tradition: I love the Welcome Tradition, where the Old Girls create a circle of sisterhood aroundContinue reading Faculty Friday: Kate Doemland, English Department

Five tips for a mindful and purposeful school year from Chief Enrollment and Student Affairs Officer Liz Schmitt

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

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