Showcase KO talent

Kingswood Oxford provides students with opportunities to express themselves and their talents, such as with concerts, sports games, Forensic Union’s Showcase, the annual Kingswood Oxford Invitational Tournament for basketball, “epic” coffeehouses, the winter musical, form events, and most importantly, Class Night. Class Night, required for juniors and seniors and open to all other students, parents, […]

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Accommodate AP students

Junior year is already stressful enough as it is: you have hours of homework to do after school, your classes demand more thought and effort, you either have a test, paper, project, or lab due each week, you have to play sports and contribute to clubs, and it seems as if it’ll never end! As […]

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What is feminism? (A Wyvern’s Tale)

By any historical measure, we currently live in a golden age for women’s rights. Women currently make up 47% of the United States workforce, with 40% of those holding college degrees, up from 11% in 1970. Additionally, movements dedicated to exposing and reducing sexual assault and harassment such as Time’s Up and Me Too have […]

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VQV consumes time

Once a week during a flex free period, juniors gather in the college advising office for a VQV class designed to prepare students for the college process. College advisors have worked hard to prepare students for the college process and lower the stress associated with applying to college. However, recently, VQV has had its shortcomings. […]

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Conservative Speaker editorial

As the political atmosphere of our nation grows more and more tense, KO has made strong efforts to support civil discourse on campus. Both Mr. Gilyard and Mr. Dillow have made very supportive speeches at assemblies, encouraging respectful political conversations and debates. Clubs like the KO Conservative Diversity Club and Orange is the New Gray […]

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Ben Editorial

This is my final issue on the KO News, and I thought I’d use my last editorial to reflect on my time at the KO News and—maybe—to give some advice. When I signed up for journalism in my freshman year, I had no idea what the KO News was. I just thought it might be […]

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We’re all in this together

While the entire school shares a cafeteria the Upper School and Middle School paths do not cross over very often because of the drastically different daily schedules. There are a few programs that do bring the Upper School students and Middle School students together; however, many of the programs only reach a select number of […]

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