Students trace steps of Hartford poet

As part of English teacher Mela Frye’s creative writing class, seven seniors walked the 2.4 mile Wallace Stevens Walk in honor of the poet’s “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird.” After studying some of Stevens’ works, Mrs. Frye’s class walked the path from Stevens’ home in Hartford to his work on Asylum Road. Having […]

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KO hosts naturalization ceremony

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, the Kingswood Oxford student body, faculty, and staff gathered in Roberts Theater to witness an official United States Naturalization ceremony. Representing 19 different countries from across the globe, 30 applicants were sworn in as United States citizens at a ceremony organized by Upper School history teacher Stacey Savin and Executive Assistant […]

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Assembly honors veterans

On Monday, Nov. 11, from 9:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., Spanish teacher and archivist Brenda Semmelrock and junior Riley Gravel led a special Veteran’s Day assembly in honor of the holiday. Riley opened the assembly, followed by a rendition of the National Anthem performed by the Outlook choir. Mrs. Semmelrock gave a presentation on the […]

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College advising day

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, the Kingswood Oxford Upper School held their first ever College Advising Day as a way to help seniors finish their college applications on time. Instead of having class while sophomores and juniors took their PSATs, the seniors had a day dedicated entirely to their college application process. Associate Director of College […]

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Kevin Brooks inspires KO community

Youth motivational speaker Kevin Brooks spoke to the Kingswood Oxford community on Friday, Oct. 11 to share his inspirational story about the dangers of substance abuse and impaired driving. Before the assembly, Mr. Brooks said his story has something for everyone. “I hope people take something positive away from my visit,” Mr. Brooks said, “and […]

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