Education: Miss R'Treece

Rosemary Hall in swank Greenwich, Conn, is a collection of Gothic-Roman- esque-Italianate buildings which are predominantly pink stucco chiefly because pink is a favorite color of Rosemary's breezy, strong-minded old Headmistress Caroline Ruutz-Rees (pronounced R'Treece). The "Boarders" and the "Day Boarders" wear wool or tweed uniforms in winter and gingham ones in spring tailored to Headmistress Ruutz-Rees's exact specifications. All regard her with a loyalty that makes Rosemary Hall notable among girls' schools not so much for its fashionableness and its stiff scholastic standards as for the fact that it perfectly reflects the...

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