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Congratulations to Tabor, Trinity-Pawling, Tilton, and St. Stanislaus Football Teams

As fall comes to close, we’d like to devote a bit of copy congratulating AdmissionsQuest schools whose football teams either, won their championship, or played into their respective playoffs. The Erickson League Champion Pride of Trinity-Pawling School played Choate Rosemary Hall for the NEPSAC Class-A Championship falling to Choate in the NEPSAC Class-A Championship Bill […]

Mercersburg Names Katherine Titus Head of School

David O. Frantz ’60, President of Mercersburg Academy’s Board of Regents, announced yesterday that the board has named Katherine Titus as the school’s seventh head. Titus will begin her tenure July 1, 2016. “The search committee was immediately attracted to Katie’s drive, intelligence, and warmth. These important characteristics combined with her deep and varied experiences […]

Bement School Names Christopher Wilson New Head

Chris Wilson will begin his tenure as Bement’s ninth head of school July 1, 2016. Wilson will come to Bement from Esperanza Academy in Lawrence, Massachusetts, a grade 5-8 girls middle school, where is the sitting head of school. A cheer went up from the crowd of faculty, staff, and students at during the school […]

Trinity-Pawling School Installs New Headmaster

Trinity-Pawling School installs William Taylor as headmaster.

2015 World Cup Soccer: Prep School Alumnae on the US Women’s National Team

The Women’s World Cup is in full swing and we’d be remiss if we didn’t recognize the notable alumnae from the US Women’s National Team.

Mount Hermon’s Famous Fire and Football Picture: A Life of It’s Own

The real story behind the infamous Mount Hermon fire and football photograph.

Kents Hill School Appoints Patrick McInerney Head

This past Saturday, Kents Hill School trustees removed his interim title and elected Patrick C. McInerney as Head of School. McInerney and his family have been members of the Kents Hill community for 21 years. McInerney received a standing ovation when introduced as head at Saturday’s morning meeting. “I am honored to lead our school forward from this, […]

Riverside Military Academy Cadets Receive Congressional Nominations

Riverside Military Academy cadets, Cadet Lieutenant Colonel (C/LTC) Harrison Summerour and Cadet Captain (C/CPT) Jacob M. Deem received their respective congressional nominations to the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) and U.S. Military Academy – West Point (USMA) last week. Deem and Summerour received their appointments as their congressman’s Congressmen’s Principle Nominee (1st choice.) Each cadet received […]

Mercersburg Academy Receives Second Largest Independent School Gift

Alumna Deborah Simon ’74 and her foundation have pledged $100 million to Mercersburg Academy as the seed gift for the school’s Daring to Lead capital campaign. In her announcement, Ms. Simon spoke favorably about the Mercersburg Academy experience: “…Mercersburg was, and continues to be, a place where every student can be himself or herself. …Mercersburg […]

St. Andrew’s School Hosts 2013 Round Square Conference

The 2013 Round Square International Conference brings more than 700 students from around the globe to St. Andrew’s School in Boca Raton, FL this week. Titled “Waves of Change” this year’s conference “challenges young people to enact positive change in their communities and around the world.” Activities, speakers and presenters will challenge students to consider, […]

Orme School Receives $2 Million Gift

An anonymous alumna presented Orme with $2 million check last week. Truly a case of actions speaking louder than words.

Participating in the World’s Largest and Most Prestigious Arts Festival

St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School thespians will be showcased at the American High School Theatre Festival (AHSTF) in Edinburgh.

Linden Hill School To Close

Sadly, we note the the decision of Linden Hill’s trustees to close the school at the end of the academic year in June.

Putting the Cool in Boarding School

As part of WFSP’s Cool Schools series, reporter Mark Dixson filed four reports covering some of the uncommon, specialized experiences available to Marvelwood students.

Shattuck-St. Mary’s Wins Boys Hockey National Championship

Congratulations to the Shattuck-St. Mary’s boys hockey team. The teams won the U18 Tier 1 National Championship for second straight year marking their fourth championship out of the last six.

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