KO students get vaccinated

Following Governor Ned Lamont’s announcement allowing Connecticut residents aged 16 and older to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, more and more KO students are signing up. This, of course, follows after all KO teachers have been fully vaccinated since April 1.  Many students recall scrambling to schedule an appointment on VAMS, the Vaccine Administration Management System. […]

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Senior Farewell: Hunter Meshanic

The KO News has been fortunate to have senior Hunter Meshanic on the staff. As a sophomore, Hunter took the journalism elective on a whim, simply to fill out his schedule, but since then, he has gained a newfound passion for writing for the KO News, specifically for the sports section. Hunter has an extensive […]

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Senior Farewell: Jaden Weinstein

After a long tenure with the KO News crew, we bid farewell to senior Jaden Weinstein, a passionate and inquisitive writer for the sports section. Jaden’s first introduction to the world of writing articles was in his journalism class. “I first took journalism because writing articles for the school seemed particularly interesting to me,” Jaden […]

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Wyverns weather winter break

With the disappointing lack of snow and uncrowded malls and cities, it’s hard to believe that a three-week winter break has already come and gone. After a challenging and swift week of exams, many, if not all, of the KO community looked forward to the arrival of a much-needed break accompanied by the scenery of […]

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Micro school makes history

Those who have returned to on-campus learning may have seen the horde of young children wandering around campus. No, they’re not the new freshmen, but rather attendees of the Camp KO Micro School.  Several public schools have adopted a hybrid learning model, alternating between online and in-person classes every week. For many of our teachers […]

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Adios, Mrs. Semmelrock!

After 40 years of teaching, KO bids farewell to one of the community’s most impactful faculty members, Spanish teacher and Archivist Brenda Semmelrock, who plans a retirement dedicated to service and family. Mrs. Semmelrock studied at the University Connecticut where she received her B.A. in education and minored in Spanish. However, her teaching career began […]

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KO’s international students affected by COVID-19

Since Connecticut’s partial lockdown in March due to growing COVID-19 concerns, tensions have been on the rise; however, the global pandemic has had even greater consequences on our community’s international students. Since 2014, Kingswood Oxford has had a long-standing tradition of accepting students from across the globe. Most recently, international students have come from China, […]

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