Boarding School Notes

Noteworthy and interesting observations of boarding schools, school programs, groups of schools and boarding school life that catch our eye.

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Military School Opportunities for Girls in the South

Military Schools for Girls: A review of four boarding schools in the South.

What does it mean for boarding school to be "accredited?"

Families ask this question all the time. After all, virtually every private/boarding school references its membership in its accrediting body. But, what does accreditation mean? This article answers the question.

Flipping the Classroom: One teacher’s journey into turning class time inside out

A Conversation with Justin Joslin, Director of Experiential Learning, New Hampton School

3 Connecticut Boarding Schools With Equestrian Programs

Are you a high school equestrian? Learn about three Connecticut boarding schools that offer the opportunity to combine a boarding school education and your equestrian pursuits.

Boarding Schools in California with Theater Programs

Dreaming of going to boarding school in California to make your acting dreams come true? Here are three boarding schools with strong theater programs to check out!

Pros and Cons of New England Boarding Schools

Today’s New England boarding schools offer a fresh new perspective on prep school life.

7 Things Not To Forget Before Going To A Florida Boarding School

We asked Directors of Admission in Sunshine state to share their "7 Things Not To Forget Before Going To A Florida Boarding School."

5 Massachusetts Boarding Schools With Stunning Architecture

These five Massachusetts boarding schools have unique architecture that help define the private school experience.

Beyond Status Updates: 10 Private Schools Truly Connecting Via Social Media

As more and more families and students go online and dive into social media, schools too are working to engage with families across different social networks and platforms.

From Riverside Military Academy to West Point Admission

CPT Charles Cook talks about his journey from Riverside Military Academy student; to West Point; to the Air Force; to early retirement; then, back into active duty as member of the West Point Admission team.