Ms. Quinn for the Win

New English teacher and Head Coach of the Upper School junior varsity volleyball team Anastasia Quinn joins the KO community this year. She brings to the English department a passion for literature, and to the sports teams a long-time love for the game of volleyball. Ms. Quinn graduated from Teachers’ College at Columbia University last […]

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Mrs. Demers departs KO

When asked what she has enjoyed the most about working at KO, Associate Head of School Natalie Demers immediately replied, “The students, hands down – watching you guys do incredible things.” This statement best summarizes where Mrs. Demers’ focus, influence, and now her legacy, has been oriented towards throughout the duration of her time at […]

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Dolan departs on a new adventure

When I first met Ms. Dolan in my freshman year, we were both new, total novices in KO culture, and navigating the schedule and community for the first time, as a student/athlete/advisee and teacher/coach/advisor, respectively. Nevertheless, inexperience had no effect on Ms. Dolan’s ability to provide valuable guidance and support to me and the other […]

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Hidden Figures: Selma Burke

According to statistical information analyzed by Canadian mathematicians Lara Pudwell and Eric Rowland, the average American currency carrier holds a single dime, in addition to other change, at any given moment. On the obverse of the dime is the profile of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd President of the United States. The legacy of Selma […]

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