2019 Symposium author: Sarah Ruhl

Since its founding in 1983, the Warren Baird English Symposium at Kingswood Oxford has maintained a steady stream of outstanding authors, poets, and playwrights, with the likes of Richard Wilbur, Gwendolyn Brooks, Jonathan Safran Foer and, just last year, Colson Whitehead, gracing the Roberts Theater stage. This year’s Symposium author, playwright Sarah Ruhl, is no […]

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Accepted students appreciate KO

On Thursday, April 4, 50 prospective KO students had the opportunity to attend the Upper School Accepted Students Day. After a welcome from Head of School Thomas Dillow in Roberts Theater, students then could choose to spend their day at KO in various different programs that focused on their own interests. “We take a look every […]

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Noble speaks on civil discourse at KO

Lauren Noble, founder of Yale University’s William F. Buckley program spoke during PLB on Friday, March 29. Invited by seniors Matt Safalow and Michael Autorino and the KO Conservative Diversity Club, she spoke about the importance of civil discourse and growing up in an area of liberal majority. Matt discussed how he first came in […]

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Venezuelan Students come to KO

From Monday, April 8 to Wednesday, April 10, 12 students from Venezuela visited the KO campus and attended Spanish classes—as well as various other KO classes—with their hosts. The students, who stay in a nearby hotel in Hartford, were grouped with KO students who brought them to classes and gave them a tour of the […]

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New Head of Upper School

The search committee and Head of School Thomas Dillow recently appointed Dr. Dan Gleason as the new head of Upper School, who will be joining KO on July 1, 2019. The search committee, comprised of administrators and faculty, worked alongside Carney Sandoe & Associates to hire a leader who is committed to curricular leadership and […]

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