Category Archives: Current Students

What are boarding school uniforms like?

Wondering what boarding school uniforms are like, and if you’ll have to wear one? Most boarding schools do have uniforms—or at least a strict dress code—but what exactly boarding school uniforms entail will differ greatly from school to school.

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Philanthropy at Private Schools: A Culture of Giving Back

Did you know that an important part of the private school culture is the concept of philanthropy?

In fact, most private schools, both boarding schools and day schools, are registered non-profit organizations and rely on the charitable giving of their constituents to make it possible to operate annually. These institutions also involve students in community service efforts in which students find ways to support not only their school communities, but their towns, states, and even the world. How can you be philanthropic at your boarding school? Below we’ve listed out several ways that a private school can create a culture of giving back: Continue reading Philanthropy at Private Schools: A Culture of Giving Back

3 Student-run Boarding School Blogs You Need to Follow

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Many schools offer blogs that talk about the community and boarding school student life, but only a few of those blogs are managed by students. Take a look at these three student-run boarding school blogs: Continue reading 3 Student-run Boarding School Blogs You Need to Follow

Fun things to do at New England Boarding Schools in the fall

Photo by Jason Lee '15

Photo by Jason Lee ’15

Fall in New England is a favorite time of year for many. From foliage to fall food favorites, there’s a definite culture that can be found in this area, and at many of the boarding schools in New England.  We’ve picked our top 5 favorite fall activities that many New England boarding schools offer for both boarding students and day students as weekend activities. Continue reading Fun things to do at New England Boarding Schools in the fall