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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Epic goes online

Despite growing concern over the coronavirus outbreak, members of the KO community still remain active in academics and in the arts. Epic, the school’s literary and arts magazine, will still continue to operate in spite of the global pandemic. While social distancing has hindered the group from publishing the spring issue in print, the editors […]

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Diving deep

Most people use a surplus of free time to pick up a new hobby or skill, but few are as adventurous as junior Braeden Rose who decided to undergo the rigorous process of obtaining his scuba diving certification. Scuba diving first piqued Braeden’s interest last October after reading a magazine labeled “Top 10 Places to […]

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Perkins prepares pastries

We all know administrative assistant Lindsay Perkins as an indispensable part of the Kingswood Oxford community, but many do not know of her talent and love for the culinary arts. Currently, Mrs. Perkins is the founder and owner of Lindsay Culinary, an online page where she shares recipes and pictures of what she’s baked. Mrs. […]

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Kinney YouTubes

When given the freedom of summer vacation, most students spend their time watching Netflix, playing games, or even sleeping in. However, junior Jack Kinney decided to spend his time pursuing more creative interests – forming his own YouTube Channel with his younger brother Patrick Kinney and his friend Sam Betit. His YouTube channel, YWBontheroll, is […]

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