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New York Military Academy Closing

The New York Military Academy is closing after 126 years.

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.

Stephen Amell and WWE’s Stardust Support Emily’s House

Stephen Amell, St. Andrew’s alumnus and professional wrestling fan, supports Emily’s House.

Stephen Amell Proclaims “I am proud to be a part of the best all boys school in North America.”

Actor Stephen Amell proclaims the power of a St. Andrews College education.

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

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

WWE Star John Cena Gives a Knockout Graduation Speech

WWE star John Cena gives a graduation speech for the books. Watch him address the Cushing Academy class of 2015!

A Satirical Lens on the Never Ending Train of Standardized Testing

The Onion’s satire shows boarding and private schools stand position to claim substantive, real learning as their future.

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.

Lowell Whiteman Becomes Steamboat Mountain School

What’s in a name change? Schools build identities over decades and these identities are often rooted in founders’ philosophies and missions. When Lowell Whiteman School changed its name, and identity to Steamboat Mountain School, we knew there was a good story; we spoke with Pearson Alspach, Steamboat Mountain’s admission director to ask, ‘why the name […]

Six Important Life Lessons Boarding Schools Teach

New York Time columnist David Brooks struck readers’ collective nerves this past Sunday with a piece titled “The Moral Bucket List.” He reflects on people he sees, who selflessly contribute to their communities and others. I bring Brooks into this space because good boarding school communities teach so much of what he sees that creates […]

The Asymmetric Boarding School Search

After watching the 2014-2015 boarding school admission cycle from our stop in a family’s boarding school search, we can tell you that families now do more research and consult more references than ever. Finding The Best Fitting School Is Now Akin to Making a Large Purchase Such as a Car Think about it, a lot […]

Riverside Military Academy Cadets participate in NASCAR Folds of Honor Ceremonies

Riverside Military Academy Drill Team and Color Guard Cadets folded and presented the United States Flag as part the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 1.

A Boarding School Basketball Dynasty! Brewster Academy Wins Fourth National Prep Championship in Six Years

Boston Magazine’s Adam Doster calls Brewster Academy’s Prep basketball team The Greatest Game You’ve Never Seen. The Truth is though that Brewster has played great boys basketball for years, but the past fifteen years under coach Jason Smith have been something.

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