Ms. Dix and daughter go viral

Last February, the KO News published an article about our very own Middle School Administrator and Receptionist Brittany Dix’s TikTok fame, or, more specifically, her 22-month-old daughter Lily’s. At the time that the article was published, Ms. Dix’s account had nearly 800,000 followers. Currently, her follower count sits at more than 2.3 million.  I sat […]

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KO Power of Women goes virtual

For almost a year, seniors Risha Ranjan and Sloan Duvall, along with other KO students and faculty, have been planning something big: the second Annual KO Power of Women Forum. At the time when they were initially planning the event, it was intended to be an in-person panel featuring KO moms and female alumni—turning the […]

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KO’s fashionistas: Quarantine edition

Since the implementation of online classes and the closing of businesses amidst the current pandemic, KO students have found themselves with little opportunity to get outside. Thus, there is little motivation to wear anything other than pajamas to online classes. In a time when most people can only see your head and the upper part […]

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Doyle departs KO

Middle School counselor Laura Doyle is sadly departing Kingswood Oxford after 18 years. Mrs. Doyle started her tenure at KO when her son, senior Mike Doyle, was nine months old.  “Now that my youngest child is headed off to college in the fall,” she said, “the generation older than me in my family needs my […]

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KO copes with quarantine

Since Monday, March 23, all non-essential businesses in Connecticut have been closed per the orders of Governor Ned Lamont as a part of a new campaign: “Stay Safe, Stay at Home.” This is intended to reduce the overall number of COVID-19 cases and “flatten the curve.” As KO classes have been moved to an online […]

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In favor of the death penalty

On July 23, 2007, in the idyllic Connecticut town of Cheshire, a home-invasion turned into a triple murder. The perpetrators entered the house of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and William Petit, a local doctor, and hit Dr. Petit with a baseball bat, rendering him unconscious. Dr. Petit was then tied up at gunpoint in the basement. The […]

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