Most private schools have a magazine, which usually contains a widely read section known as “Class Notes.” Class notes are an opportunity for alumni to share updates about their lives with the school, which the school then publishes in their magazine or online.
Class notes are one of the most popular sections of most alumni magazines, but they are more than just interesting updates. Class Notes are a prime opportunity for development and alumni professionals to build and foster lasting relationships that can lead to long-term alumni support. Not sure how? Here are 10 ways that you can use Class Notes to build stronger alumni relationships.
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Does boarding school prepare you for college? This is a common question asked by students and their parents, and it’s one that The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) has researched thoroughly. The answer may surprise you.
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Despite living in an age of spell check and autocorrect, spelling is still taught in our public schools and private schools. This important skill is highlighted at the National Spelling Bee, held annually in May. Spelling Bees are usually associated with public schools, but do private schools also compete? Continue reading Do private schools compete in the National Spelling Bee?
Did you know that nearly half of all boarding schools in the US are located in the Northeast? According to Boarding School Review, 45 percent of all boarding schools are in this region. That’s why this blog series is looking at boarding schools in the Northeastern part of the country, and what sets them apart from other schools. Last week, we talked about boarding schools in New England. This week, we’re discussing boarding schools in New York. Continue reading Exploring the Northeast: Boarding Schools in New York
When looking at options for high school, many students look to schools in the Northeast, which is home to 140 boarding schools. According to Boarding School Review, that means that nearly half of the boarding schools in the US are located in this region. In this blog series, we’ll look at boarding schools in the Northeastern part of the country, and what sets them apart from other schools. First up, boarding schools in New England.
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