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August 17th, 2018
After over 20 years of service, Head of School Andrew J. Vadnais will retire from South Kent effective August 27, 2018. He will take a yearlong sabbatical for the 2018-’19 academic year. Distinguished educator and SKS trustee Lawrence A. Smith ’73 will take the helm as Interim Head of School.
July 1st, 2018
Two Selects Academy at South Kent School (SASKS) alumni were recently picked in the 2018 National Hockey League (NHL) Draft. Joel Farabee ’18 was selected 14th overall in the 1st round by the Philadelphia Flyers (where he will join fellow South Kent alumnus Shayne Gostisbehere ’11). Mathias Emilio Pettersen ’18 was drafted in the 6th round at 167th overall to the Calgary Flames. Both were ranked as NHL prospects earlier this year.
June 5th, 2018
I am pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website. This has been a careful, in-depth process from start to finish. We wanted the South Kent School website to provide our community with a helpful, engaging, and user-friendly experience. I invite you to peruse the new site and check out all it has to offer; we have found that it has a clean, simple, and sleek design which is conducive to finding the information you need easily while interacting with and enjoying the vibrant photos and media of the School today.
May 26th, 2018
The Prize Day ceremony began on Saturday, May 26th, 2018. On that momentous day, South Kent School graduated their senior and PG students for the 94th time in the school’s rich history. Head of School Andrew Vadnais recognized each graduate from the Class of 2018 by reading a personal narrative of each graduate's Hero's Journey and then giving them each a handshake and hug. The closeness of everyone on campus was palpable in these moments.
May 25th, 2018
Congratulations to the Underform Award Winners and the entire underform for the academic year of 2017-2018. You all had a wonderful academic year worthy of appreciation. We wish you all an enjoyable, safe summer and look forward to seeing you back on the Hillside in the fall!
April 26th, 2018
This year, Fourteen South Kent School students participated in the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) held by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). Math Department Chair J. Scott Farley hosts the South Kent chapter of this competition every year.
April 20th, 2018
Every year for Earth Day, the boys gather and clean up trash on local roadsides in conjunction with the Kent Conservation Commission. Led by head of the Call to Service Affinity Group Father Klots, the boys came together in the assembly hall to coordinate and then splitting up into groups to cover local roads from Kent to the South Kent campus to Gaylordsville, students and faculty put in quite the effort to clean and improve our earth.
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