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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 […]

Learn Why Four Boarding School Heads Keep One Foot in the Classroom

Modern boarding school heads face an amazing array of time and intellectual demands- everything from the school’s daily operation; to strategic planning; to fundraising; to attending meals; to student discipline; of course students and faculty are also part of the equation. These constituencies pull heads in all sorts of directions- daily. Given these demands my […]

Tabor Academy and Special Olympics Join Forces

A full eight-week Special Olympics program will begin on Tabor’s campus this coming January 2016. The arrival of Special Olympics to the Tabor campus results from partnership between math teacher, Tim Cleary and Senior, Molly Bent. Bent’s sister Sarah is an eleven year old with Downs Syndrome and regular visitor to Tabor’s campus. “Every time […]

Bridging the Gap: Inside Bridgton Academy’s postgraduate documentary project

A few weeks back, I introduced Bridgton Academy’s documentary project Bridging The Gap, in which Bridgton and the Wilkins family work to show how a family comes to choose a postgraduate high school experience for their son; how the experience works; and, what the postgraduate experience will mean to Cam in the long run. I […]

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.

Documenting the PG Year through A Family’s Lens

Bridgton Academy and the Wilkins family will document Cam’s Bridgton postgraduate experience from school search to college matriculation

Brewster Academy Alumna Justine Siegal Becomes First Female Major League Coach

Oakland A’s hire Brewster Academy alumna Justine Siegal as first woman to coach major league baseball coach

Christine Savini and Dr. Olivia Morehead-Slaughter Contribute to Bement School’s diversity teaching

Christine Savini and Dr. Olivia Morehead-Slaughter speak at Bement School about diversity teaching

Tabor Academy Football Player Saved by Apple Watch

Apple watch reports students elevated heart rate. Saves student’s life.

Darlington Mourns Loss of Dr. Elson Floyd: The School’s First Black Alumnus

Darlington School reflects on the school’s first black alumnus Dr. Elson Floyd

Reaffirming Communities of Faith: How Three Boarding Schools Begin Their School Years

How three boarding schools French Camp Academy, Subiaco Academy, and Trinity-Pawling School establish their communal faith to start the school year.

What’s Behind a Boarding School Name Change? Florida Air Academy Becomes Florida Prep!

Florida Air Academy changes its name to Florida Prep.

The Science of Boys’ Education

An infographic by Grand River Academy covers the science of boys’ education by looking at their brain development.

Learn Why One Boarding School Starts the Year with “College Boot Camp”

Darlington School seniors start the school year with College Boot Camp.

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