An independent day school for grades 6-12

Freshman Year Timeline

  • Kick start your high school career
  • Work hard and to the best of your ability
  • Develop study skills and time management strategies that help foster success
  • Get involved in extracurricular activities you find interesting and fulfilling
  • Meet with advisor to discuss courses to take throughout high school (February/March)
  • February:  class meeting with CCO
  • Optional: Research possible summer opportunities
  • Encourage your parents/guardians to attend the College Night for Parents of 6th-9th  (April)
  • Vacation and possible summer program

College Events


•Colleges that Change Lives
by Loren Pope and revised by Hilary Masell Oswald (2012 edition)
Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013
by Edward B. Fiske
The Thinking Students Guide to Colleges
by Andrew Roberts
Letting Go: A Parents Guide to Understanding the College Years
by Karen Levin Coburn and Madge Lawrence Treeger
The Gatekeepers
by Jacques Steinberg
Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be
by Frank Bruni