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Westover School Middlebury, CT

D A Y & B O A R D I N G S C H O O L S Knox School St. James, NY The Knox School in Saint James is the North Shore of Long Island’s best-kept independent school secret, serving students in grades 6-12 and Post Graduate. We offer a comprehensive, challenging curriculum infused with the core values of Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Courage, Kindness and Scholarship. Our college preparatory program includes Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) offerings, prepares students for success at the university level, and provides them with the necessary skills to survive in our globalized 21 st Century. Class sizes are small – 12 students per class is our maximum. Knox also offers an on-campus Crew Team and Equestrian Program, competitive athletic teams and co-curricular programs such as Model U.N., Student Government, National Honor Society, Visual,

Westover School, a leading college-preparatory school for girls since its founding in 1909, is a selective boarding and day school in Middlebury, Connecticut, with 206 students in grades 9-12 from 18 states and 19 countries. The School offers its students more than 20 Advanced Placement courses as well as signature programs in science, engineering, art history, and music. Westover engages young women in a powerful college-prep foundation. From that firm foundation, students build up and out, using our broad and diverse curriculum as building blocks. Students choose from compelling interdisciplinary electives and dive into Signature Programs in music, science, engineering, finance, global exchanges, and more. Westover’s Signature Programs offer our students a wide range of educational experiences. The first two programs established were the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Program, begun in 1992, which encourages students to pursue careers in fields of technology, and the Manhattan School of Music Program, which since 1990 has allowed Westover students with a serious interest in music to study at the prestigious music school’s pre-college division in New York City. Our Global Exchange Programs offers diverse opportunities to study abroad – cultural exchange programs with schools in Jordan, South Africa, England, Australia, and China, and language immersion exchanges with schools in France and Spain. Westover also offers a travel program for students to visit the Maranyundo School for Girls in Rwanda, a middle school established in 2007 with the support of Westover alumnae, administrators, and faculty. Other Signature Programs include the Online School for Girls (OSG).


Performing and Fine Arts and somuchmore. Rich in the fine and performing arts, Knox students can sing and act in a musical and play, dance, draw, sculpt, paint, design and sew clothing and costumes, capture life in photos and display their personal talents in our Solarium Art Gallery. What Knox does not offer is the confinement of the Common Core and the rash of testing that goes along with it. Instead, our focus is on building intentional learning communities inwhich our educators teach to the standards and levels of our global competitors. Our students are safe, accepted and tolerated, and the only “common” thing about our Knox environment is the commitment our entire school community has to education, success, and the advancement of each individual that makes up our diverse student body. One-on-one college counseling begins the summer before Junior year and continues until your child decides to which college or university he or she will commit. Recent college acceptances include: Columbia University, Cornell University, New York University, Brandeis University, George Washington University, Northeastern University, Emerson College, Sarah Lawrence College, University of Miami, University of Connecticut, Syracuse University, Rutgers University, Michigan State University, Penn State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and many more…. Call to schedule a private tour or to speak to an admissions associate about The Knox School difference. We would be happy to share our honest, professional opinion with you about your child’s education, and the best way for you as a parent to help him or her realize his or her true potential. You can reach Knox admissions at 631-686-1600 EXT. 414. Or visit www.knoxschool.org

Westover is a founding member of this consortium of all-girl schools offering online courses taught by consortium faculty. Invest in Girls (IIG) offers students financial education workshops and one-on- onementoring with female financial professionals. The Westover Poets Program provides writing skill workshops and the opportunity for our award-winning young writers to study with visiting poets. The Sonja Osborn Museum Studies


Internship (SOMSI) is offered in conjunction with Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington; it offers students opportunities to conduct independent research in art, architecture, and history while assisting the museum staff in event management and curatorial services. All of these programs support Westover’s Mission: “To provide an environment which inspires the intellectual, artist, athlete, and philosopher in each student. Westover challenges young women to embrace diversity, and to grow intellectually and spiritually. Westover encourages integrity, responsibility, and commitment to community in every student.” westoverschool.org


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