Founders League schools go online

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Kingswood Oxford made the choice to remain online for the remainder of the semester. KO students have all become accustomed to the new way of life with online school, but what about students at other Founders League institutions? Hotchkiss, Miss Porter’s School, Avon Old Farms, Choate Rosemary Hall, and Loomis […]

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Seniors receive Cum Laude award

On Tuesday, Feb. 11, 19 seniors gathered in the Conklin Library to be inducted into the Kingswood Oxford chapter of the Cum Laude Society. These students enjoyed an evening with family and friends and spent time celebrating their impressive academic records at KO. According to the Upper School Handbook: “Cum Laude Society is the independent […]

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speaKOut: junior Jane Liang

SpeaKOut is a monthly column focused on diversity and inclusion, meant to bring new voices into the KO News. Through interviews with students outside of the dominant culture at KO, speaKOut strives to raise awareness for how we can make KO a more supportive community that celebrates our differences. For my second interview, I sat […]

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Fiesta de despedida

On Friday, Jan. 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., freshmen and sophomores gathered in the Dining Hall for one last dance with freshman Lucia Gomez. Lucia left her hometown of Madrid, Spain to spend the first semester of her freshman year at Kingswood Oxford. A fluent English speaker and lover of American culture and […]

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speaKOut: senior Ishaa Sohail

speaKOut is a monthly column focused on diversity and inclusion, meant to bring new voices into the KO News. Through interviews with students outside of the dominant culture at KO, speaKOut strives to raise awareness for how we can make KO a more supportive community that celebrates our differences. For my first interview I sat […]

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KO Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

On Thursday, Nov. 14, five student athletes, along with family, friends and KO administrators, gathered in Alumni Hall for the DI and DII Student-Athlete college commitment signing. This ceremony, led by Director of Athletics Debbie Fiske, honored five Kingswood Oxford students for signing their letters of intent to their respective colleges. Each senior sat behind […]

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KO hosts naturalization ceremony

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, the Kingswood Oxford student body, faculty, and staff gathered in Roberts Theater to witness an official United States Naturalization ceremony. Representing 19 different countries from across the globe, 30 applicants were sworn in as United States citizens at a ceremony organized by Upper School history teacher Stacey Savin and Executive Assistant […]

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