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October 9th, 2018
On October 10th, South Kent School science teacher Emily Carreiro will head to the 47th annual North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) conference in Spokane, Washington. Carreiro is attending as the Interim President of the New England Environmental Education Alliance (NEEEA) and will represent the only New England private school in attendance.
October 3rd, 2018
Mr. Thomas Holcombe, School Organist and Director of Chapel Music, will hold an organ recital this Friday night at 7:30 pm in St. Michael’s Chapel to inaugurate the school’s newly refurbished 1852 Alvindor Andrews organ.
August 29th, 2018
South Kent, Conn.––South Kent Selects Academy has named two head coaches to complete its leadership team for the upcoming season. Jon Hutcheon, St. Louis Blues skills development coach and owner/lead instructor of High End Hockey, has accepted the position as head coach of the SKSA U15 team while Chris Uber has been promoted to head coach of the reigning USA Hockey Tier 1 National Champion SKSA U18 team.
August 21st, 2018
The hiring of a world class hockey leader will provide the athletes, school and hockey program the key elements needed to usher South Kent Selects Academy (“SKSA”) into a new era of excellence.
August 17th, 2018
After over 20 years of service, Head of School Andrew J. Vadnais will step down 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!
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