Suddenly bleeding, she was taken to the infirmary where she confessed what happened.By the time they reached the baby he had suffocated. They had no clue the girl was pregnant.'You feel like you've borne witness to a murder that you could have helped prevent', classmate Avery Rimer recalled.From Exeter's point of view, it would have been more convenient if he had killed himself', writes the story's author Jesse Kornbluth.The following morning Bateman was fired and ordered out of his apartment within two weeks and barred from school property.Bateman insisted he never shipped porn across a state line but they found 'enough videotapes to fill eight footlockers, a 100-foot rope with a hot-water bottle tied to one end and boxer shorts tied to the other end, a case of Albolene makeup remover (Bateman's favorite lubricant), video cameras and editing decks'.Tapes hidden in a compartment under the bed were labeled 'Ballin' Boys Duo', 'Young Mouthful', and 'Now, Boys'.With students from New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and the Mainline outside of Philadelphia, the girls had nicknames such as Bunky, Flossie, Hiho, A-Bee, B-Zee, Tug and Poo.'Miss Porter's was an island of correctness' and 'for the right kind of Wasp, this convent-like rigor was heaven'.
All members use the number 322 as a code for something important in their lives and at meetings, sing 'sacred anthems' about her.'Perhaps the most prevalent rumor about Bones is that initiates must lie naked in a coffin and masturbate while recounting their sexual histories', according to writer, Alexandra Robbins.Behind the storied walls of America's most elite private schools, whose graduates rank among the crème de la crème of society, lie dark and scandalous secrets, secrets involving rape, sexual abuse, drug use, cheating and bullying.Student pregnancies where the baby died after being hidden under a bed, masturbation rituals and illicit teacher affairs plagued these schools where famous alumni included the Kennedys, the Bushes, captains of industry like the Rockefellers and literati like Gore Vidal and John Irving.'Every school has it secrets: either known to all but never spoken of, or known to just a few until a moment of searing revelation,' as told in this collection of past published stories, Vanity Fair's Schools for Scandal: The Inside Dramas at 16 of America's Most Elite Campuses, edited by Graydon Carter and published by Simon & Schuster on August 15.It wasn't the first time Miss Porter's was caught up in scandal.In 1976, one seemingly overweight girl from the Midwest, came to Miss Porter's three months pregnant, with the school none the wiser.