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July 8th, 2019
South Kent Selects Academy (SKSA) has hired Ryan Ward as Director of Player Personnel and U15 Head Coach for the upcoming 2019-2020 season. Ward joins SKSA after spending last season as an Assistant Coach for the St. Louis Blues’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate San Antonio Rampage. Several Rampage players earned promotions to the Stanley Cup- winning St. Louis Blues throughout both the regular season and playoffs. “We are very excited for Ryan to join our coaching staff” said Hockey Director Doug Holewa. “His experience coaching at all levels and his offensive approach to the game, specifically his work with the power-play, adds great balance to our staff.”
June 25th, 2019
Four South Kent Selects Academy alumni were recently picked in the 2019 National Hockey League (NHL) Draft. Shane Pinto ’18 was a 2nd round pick, selected 32nd overall by the Ottawa Senators. Zac Jones ’19 was drafted in the 3rd round, 68th pick, by the New York Rangers. Ethan Phillips ’19 was picked by the Detroit Red Wings in round 4 as the 97th pick. Dominic Basse ’19 was a round 6, 167th pick, to the Chicago Blackhawks.
May 25th, 2019
The Prize Day ceremony began on Saturday, May 25th, 2019. On that momentous day, South Kent School graduated their senior and PG students for the 95th time in the school’s rich history. Head of School Lawrence A. Smith '73 recognized each graduate from the Class of 2019 by reading a personal narrative of each graduate's time on the Hillside and then giving them each a handshake. The closeness of everyone on campus was palpable in these moments.
May 24th, 2019
Congratulations to the Underform Award Winners and the entire underform for the academic year of 2018-2019. 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!
May 23rd, 2019
As the South Kent School Class of 2019 earns their diplomas, all graduating members of the soccer program will be looking forward to continuing their careers as student-athletes at the collegiate level. For the eleventh consecutive year, every graduating soccer player has an opportunity to play college soccer. This year, thirteen graduates will move on to be college student-athletes. South Kent recently held a ceremonial signing event to celebrate the accomplishments of this impressive group.
May 21st, 2019
The Winter and Spring Athletics Awards honor the top athletes on our JV Basketball, Varsity Basketball, Prep Basketball, Cardinal Hockey, U15 National Hockey, U16 National Hockey, Golf, Varsity Baseball, Varsity Lacrosse, Crew, and Tennis teams.
May 14th, 2019 by Sarah Pfeffer
Cheryl Moore decided to enter the Kent Art Association juried show in the pastel category for the first time in about 10 years...and she won. This accomplishment is impressive in itself, but add in the fact that when she entered a decade ago she also earned the prize, and it is clear Mrs. Moore has a rare talent. Often introducing herself to parents and visitors in her witty manner, she says, “Hi, I’m Cheryl Moore, and I’m the art department.” This always garners a laugh, but it is simply true; Mrs. Moore has been the backbone of a dynamic, quietly transformational program here since she joined South Kent School in 2008.
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