Snowboarding At Boarding Schools
- There are 12 boarding schools offering snowboarding as an extracurricular activity.
Buxton School Photo - At Buxton, we provide the time, experience, and environment that inspire young people to learn more and go deeper. Our students are doers, both in school and in life. Education at Buxton is not passive; it is a stimulating and constant process of questioning, discovering, synthesizing and sharing.
Miss Hall's School Photo - "The best thing about MHS is how friendly everyone is and how easy it is to become part of the community. I had an abundance of new friends on the first day of orientation, and I had bonded with my teachers by the end of the first week of classes." - Current Student
Rock Point School Photo - Yoga and Mindfulness class helps students start the day focused and energized.
Rothesay Netherwood School Photo - Rothesay Netherwood School has a 200 acre scenic campus, located on the beautiful Kennebecasis River
Wasatch Academy Photo - Wasatch Academy is located in Mount Pleasant, Utah, a quiet, mountain-valley town boasting a reputation for clean air, stary night skies, and safety. The campus is a 90-minute scenic drive from Salt Lake City International airport.
North Country School Photo - North Country School's 220-acre campus is located in the Adirondack Mountains near Lake Placid, New York, a popular resort town and the site of two Winter Olympic Games. Many of our buildings use solar energy and biomass heating to help reduce the school's carbon footprint and to teach and model responsible and sustainable living practices.
The Greenwood School Photo - "Makers of Vermont" is a signature program at The Greenwood School in VT, where students learn to craft metal objects and tools in our blacksmith's forge.
Snowboarding Boarding Schools
- School Location Grades Students
- 94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
Deerfield, MA 01342
Grades: 3-9 | K-9 (day) | 224 students
- 14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346
Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
- 4382 Cascade Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Grades: 4-9 | 70 students
- 1 Rock Point Road
Burlington, VT 05408
Grades: 9-12, PG | 32 students
- 40 College Hill Road
Rothesay, New Brunswick, Canada E2E 5H1
Grades: 6-12 | 275 students
- 4175 West 29th Avenue
Vancouver, BC, Canada 00001
Grades: 8-12 | 1-12 (day) | 1160 students
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Parents considering schools should read New York Times columnist Frank Bruni's book about college admissions entitled Where You Go Is Not Who You Will Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania. Much of what he says applies in the private K-12 world.
Readers send dozens of questions via Facebook, Twitter and email. What do they ask? Readers want to know which is the best school in a particular country or region. A close second is figuring out how to pay for a private school education. Here are some readers' questions with my answers.