School limits phone use

Throughout the current eighth-graders’ three years at Kingswood Oxford, the Middle School has seen two directors and various rule changes, both minor and major. From 2010 until 2017 math teacher and Director of Teaching and Learning Mrs. Jane Repp was the director of the Middle School Since Director of Middle School Ms. Ann Sciglimpaglia, also […]

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Movie club shines [With Video!]

Sixth-grader Guru Anand started a movie club with his fellow sixth-grader Ryan Sadowski after hearing about high school clubs. Guru decided he wanted to start a club that anyone could enjoy after school. “We saw the high school making a lot of clubs and thought to ourselves, why can’t the Middle School have a cool […]

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KO welcomes Ms. Dix

On Feb. 1, 2018, KO welcomed a new member  to the school as the Administrative Coordinator of the Middle School: Ms. Brittany Dix, who has held this position for over a year. On the first day of meeting her, teachers and students alike fell in love with her and her charismatic personality.  The job of […]

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Jack, Owen rock

At the Kingswood Oxford Middle School, most students display their musical talents during band, orchestra,  choir concerts, and the occasional assembly. However, many students can’t perform their preferred style of music with the same frequency and attention as those in organized musical groups can. One of these musicians is eighth-grader Jack Gold. Although Jack plays […]

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Airpods: are they worth it?

There is a new visible trend around Kingswood Oxford: airpods. Whether students own a pair or not, most everybody has heard of Apple’s new wireless earbuds. The many pros and cons of these new gadgets make people ask: Are airpods really worth the $159 price? Apple first released its airpods on September 7, 2016, alongside […]

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More than your typical animal lovers

Most KO students enjoy having household pets such as dogs and cats. However, some live on property large enough to keep a larger variety of animals. Examples of students who own farm animals include eighth-grader Pierce Flynn, sixth-grader Addisen Nicholson, and creative arts teacher Katherine Nicholson. Pierce has two goats and two alpacas, along with […]

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MS creates safe spaces

What are affinity groups and why are they in place? Affinity groups or clubs let people share a common interest or traits with one another. The Kingswood Oxford Middle School has established two affinity groups in the past three months. One group was begun by eighth-grader Elyana Alleyne, known as Ely. She established a club […]

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Advice to eighth-grade

Seventeen thousand, two hundred and eighty hours. This number is roughly the amount of time students will spend as a high school student. As the eighth graders power through their last semester of middle school, they are becoming curious and excited about what is to come as they enter high school. Fortunately they have advice […]

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