学生领导 Opportunities

At Putney you will practice leadership and learn through experience.  You will help to run work crews, lead dorms and work on committees.  You will find yourself in lengthy debates about how to run a community that seeks to balance individual freedoms with a 责任 to the group.  Students apply for and are elected to over 50 leadership positions all of which lead vital work at the school.  From tending to animals and gardens to cooking food to making decisions about policy on campus, students are trusted to lead their school and learn about leadership in the process.

Student leadership at Putney extends beyond the formal positions that students fill, 在课堂上展现, community gatherings and special school initiatives. Here is a list of the student leadership positions:

学生及学校校长 set the tone for the school community; upholding the “Fundamental Principles” and the core expectations described in the Student Handbook (integrity, 尊重, participation and stewardship). They run the student council and lead assemblies.

标准委员会 is a committee comprised of students, faculty and deans, which reviews disciplinary cases.

学生受托人 are full voting members of the Board. They bring their understanding and expertise as members of the student body to bear on discussions ranging from building plans to investment policy.

Our 录取委员会: Students & 成年人

Students serve on our admission committee and help shape the future Putney School community.

 

录取委员会 members help to shape the future of the school by reviewing student applications for the upcoming school year and making admission decisions. These seniors read each applicant’s file, meet with the 录取委员会 weekly, publish weekly student blog posts, 扮演一个充满活力的, professional role in sharing the school with prospective families.

多元委员会 works to educate the school community about the political, 社会, and 社会 justice issues which arise in a pluralistic society, and to support students for whom life in Vermont may be radically outside their previous experience.

光谱 是帕特尼的LGBT+组织吗. They work to create a safe and welcoming environment on campus and increase awareness of LGBT+ issues. 他们每周开会, host special events to raise money for charities, and provide space for LGBT+ students to connect with each other and find community.

可持续性的阵容 work on projects to improve campus environmental performance, and lead trips off campus to conferences and rallies.

The Putney Outdoor Program encompasses afternoon activities, 周末旅行, and our longstanding tradition of all-school trips called Long Fall. Two student leaders co-manage the outdoor program with a faculty member, planning and leading trips during the year.

宿舍负责人 works closely with the student/adult dorm heads and the dean of students to help implement and maintain the systems that ensure a safe, 有趣的, and educational residential life program.

Student Heads of Weekend Activities create 有趣的 and exciting activities for students to participate in during the weekends.

Educational Programs Committee oversees all of the educational programs of the school. The committee discusses curricular changes, 批准的课程, and reviews proposals for project weeks and independent student work.

工作委员会 oversees the entire work program and directly manages the student work crew leaders. The committee provides a setting in which young 成年人 can further their understanding of the relationships between work, 可持续性, 和社区.

国际大使 are a group of domestic and international students dedicated to supporting all new international students during orientation and throughout the year. They help bridge the gap between cultures and provide opportunities for the entire community to benefit from cross-cultural experiences.

可持续性的阵容 Leaders act as chief proponents of 可持续性 and environmental affairs on and around the Putney School campus.

Day Student Representatives work closely with the Dean of Students’ office to ensure the needs of the day student population are being met. They are also mentors and a vital resource to the day students and their families.

学生宿舍的头 plan and work closely with faculty dorm heads, help set the tone of the dorm, create 有趣的 events to bring the dorm together, mediate disputes within the dorm, and help orchestrate and participate in dorm jobs.

小屋居民 program is a unique element of the Putney program and demands a high degree of leadership, 责任, 和信任.

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