Advisory

Advisory serves as an important social and emotional resource, providing a safe place to share ideas, opinions, and challenges.

As an integral part of our whole-student approach to education, our advisory program ensures that everyone receives support, mentorship, and personal attention in a small-group setting.  

Individual advising

Each student is assigned to a faculty member or administrator who serves as his or her advisor throughout the middle school and/or upper school years. An advisor is a listener as well as an advocate and coach throughout a student’s journey here. In addition to once-a-cycle meetings, advisors meet with each individual at least once every trimester.

Group advising

Advisory groups provide an enhanced forum for follow-up discussions after special assemblies and school events and lend additional information and support during the regular school week. Group members develop trusting relationships and strong connections with each other and their advisor.

During advisory group meetings, many important topics are discussed, including:

  • Problem solving
  • Organization and study skills
  • Social media and digital citizenship
Students and teacher looking at computer in advisory class