Mia (11th grade)
Entered Dalton in: Kindergarten
Academic Interests: English, Creative Writing, History, Spanish, Biology, Math
Extracurriculars/Activities: Editor-in-Chief of Blue Flag (literary magazine), Managing Editor of The Daltonian (student newspaper), Peer Tutor, Varsity Tennis Team, SMART Team
Favorite Thing About Dalton: The ample opportunity to explore what interests you most, the Lab system, and the teachers!
Best Dalton Tradition: Candlelighting, when students, faculty, and other members of the Dalton community light candles on the stage of the Martin Theater the day before winter break. Seeing the Kindergarteners light their candles never ceases to move me!
Books on my nightstand: Right now, it’s Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay by Elena Ferrante, The Heidi Chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein, Persuasion by Jane Austen, and The Idiot by Elif Batuman.
Podcast du jour: "This American Life" or "The Moth Radio Hour"
Study snack of choice: Banana slices with peanut butter and cinnamon