SPACE fair is out of this world

On Friday, Jan. 25, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. students and parents attended the Summer Programs & Career Exploration (SPACE) Fair in Mead Dining Hall to learn about and explore the various summer opportunities offered from a multitude of local and national organizations. More than 15 vendors greeted the student body, offering a variety […]

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Community celebrates MLK’s legacy

On Friday, Jan. 18, at 9:00 a.m., students and teachers celebrated the esteemed legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., coming together to listen to and appreciate various student voices on campus. Director of Diversity and Inclusion Joan Edwards said she wanted to do something different this year. “This school has traditionally had the MLK assembly […]

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KO skips winter holiday assembly

Recently, the KO administration decided to not host a holiday assembly this year due to conflicts with busy scheduling amidst midterm exams, Symposium, and the candlelight concerts. The community had mixed reactions since the holiday assembly is thought of as a tradition and a memorable celebration. Interim Director of the Upper School Carolyn McKee said […]

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Elections educate, spur debate

During an Upper School Assembly on Oct. 22, history teacher Kathryn McCarthy and sophomore Sloan Duvall presented the student body with information on the midterm elections on Nov. 6, and ways to get involved. A month ago, Ms. McCarthy had approached Dean of Students Will Gilyard asking if the school would address the midterm elections. […]

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Juniors ponder college

On Oct. 30, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Form Five families gathered in Roberts Theater to hear from a panel of four admission officers representing a variety of renowned colleges. They each presented their take of the college admissions process and provided insight on how to approach it in a number of ways. Moderated […]

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McKee Moves Up

Former Director of Academic Planning Carolyn McKee stepped up to a new position as Interim Director of the Upper School this year, replacing Natalie Demers who left last May to work with the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools. Ms. McKee was approached with the offer by former Head of School Dennis Bisgaard and Head of School […]

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