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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Kevin Brooks inspires KO community

Youth motivational speaker Kevin Brooks spoke to the Kingswood Oxford community on Friday, Oct. 11 to share his inspirational story about the dangers of substance abuse and impaired driving. Before the assembly, Mr. Brooks said his story has something for everyone. “I hope people take something positive away from my visit,” Mr. Brooks said, “and […]

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Students protest at Capitol

On Friday, Sept. 20, four KO students and three faculty advisors traveled to the Hartford Capitol to participate in one of the many worldwide environmental protests taking place. This Hartford protest was inspired by Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish climate change activist who has committed her life to raising awareness and urging change for this […]

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Seniors celebrate seven years at KO

On Thursday, May 9, 14 seniors commemorated their seven years at KO by attending a special “seven year senior” evening event at KO. Organized by Dean of the Middle School Kathy Dunn, seniors reminisced about their middle school days, conversed with their favorite KO faculty members, and celebrated graduation with their peers. “The seniors can […]

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Speakers’ Forum finalists compete

After three weeks of preparation and two preliminary rounds, five sophomores took the podium in Roberts Theatre on April 12 to compete in the finals of the Speakers’ Forum competition. Out of the 91 competitors, sophomore Olivia Pear came out on top. Started by former English teacher and forensic union advisor, Robert Googins, the Speakers’ […]

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Students peek behind the curtains

Three KO students along with two faculty chaperones attended the Junior Achievement Shadow Day at The Bushnell Theatre of Performing Arts in Hartford on Tuesday, Nov. 12. This program, called “Behind the Curtain – the Business of the Theater,” informed students of what happens behind the scenes at the Bushnell and students were able to […]

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