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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Evaluate responsibly

Often, teachers make it a point to ensure a productive and comfortable classroom environment for their students; however, no one is perfect, and there are often areas in which students feel their teacher could use some improvement. So, each department over the next few months will be sending out surveys for each student to review […]

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New year, new you

As the end of 2018 nears and New Year’s Eve comes around once again, there is something many of us probably take part in: making New Year’s resolutions! It’s the start of a long road to a new and improved you. Students specifically set goals for the new year in hopes of having better success […]

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Be thankful

At this time of year, when the days are shorter and the leaves begin falling off the trees, we often get too wrapped up in our school work and extracurricular activities; we forget to appreciate the little things we are so fortunate to have. It’s important for everyone to remember to pause and take a […]

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KO goes clubbing

Every year, the Upper School hosts a club fair where student leaders first inform the community about their club during a brief assembly,  then set up a sign-up booth for students in the caf. The fair presents a great opportunity for students to get involved in various clubs and to hear about everything that is […]

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Clarifying dress code

For as long as KO has been around, the school has upheld a dress code for both  students and teachers alike. Yet, confusion and misunderstandings remain regarding what is and what isn’t allowed to be worn at school. The main problem stems from how the student handbook explains the dress code. Students are to uphold […]

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8:30 am start: sleep on it

Have you ever had one of those mornings where everything went wrong? You hit the snooze button one too many times. You’re exhausted because last night, you were cramming for a biology test you completely forgot about. You don’t have time for breakfast—supposedly the most important meal of the day, or something. Coffee and a […]

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