Lynd Rock Climbing

This past spring break, Upper School Science teacher Noah Lynd and Upper School Math teacher Natalie Lynd traveled to Kalymnos, a Greek island located near Turkey, to rock climb. They landed in Athens on March 11th and went to Kalymnos the following day. The island is known for its infamous rock-climbing, so it was the […]

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Holidays

It is that time of year again – spring! A season full of new beginnings, warm weather, rainy days, flowers blooming, rising spirits, final exams… and holidays. As you may know, though, Kingswood Oxford School is not a religiously affiliated institution; rather we are a secular, independent day school. So, what is it like celebrating […]

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Isabelle Rome: World Traveler

Sophomore Isabelle Rome has been traveling the world for as long as she can remember. She has sailed through the canals of Venice, skied the picturesque Alps of Switzerland, ridden a camel across the Arabian desert, and swam in the natural springs of Iceland. Isabelle’s first travel experience was when she was only 3 months […]

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New Doctor in Town!

Kingswood Oxford has a new name on campus! No, not a new student. Nor a new staff member. Recently, English teacher Heather Wayne completed her defense of her dissertation, finishing the final step in a seven-year-long process to  obtain her PhD in English. Dr. Wayne has always enjoyed English, even at a young age.. “I […]

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Fashionista Mckenzie Piehl

With an outgoing, sweet, and fun attitude on campus, senior Mckenzie Piehl is KO’s new fashionista of the month!    Mckenzie is one who has a unique style that is unlike most other girls at school. She describes herself as having a free, earthy and urban feel that is very relaxed and calm.    With this style, […]

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WIAF article

On Saturday April 6th, KO hosted the annual Wyvern Invitational A Cappella Festival. This took place in Roberts theater and was a huge success for many different groups and as a whole. There were many groups that participated in this competition, two of them from KO; these groups were Oxfordians and Crimson 7. Oxfordians is […]

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Ghana

Instead of spending spring break swimming in the ocean, catching up on sleep or hanging out with friends, junior Hannah Shames traveled halfway around the world on a medical mission trip to Ghana. Hannah’s dad, Dr. Brian Shames, is the Division Chief of General Surgery at UCONN Health. Dr. Shames had always been interested in […]

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Senior Farewell- Ali Meizels

“Lights, camera… pose!” Senior Ali Meizels, the Head Photo Editor for the KO News this past year, has a well-deserved reputation for photography all around campus. Need a photo? Just ask, and Ali will not disappoint. In fact, she is always willing to take a picture and is sure to exceed your expectations with her […]

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Senior profiles- Jacqueline Dugan

Senior Jacqueline Dugan has been an imperative member of the KO News with amazing Arts articles and we wish her well as she graduates! Jackie has been on the KO News since her junior year, after taking journalism. English had always been one of her favorite subjects, so she thought she should pursue that interest even […]

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