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  • Faculty Profile: Patty Garcia-Pedroso

    January 14th, 2019 by Sarah Pfeffer


    It’s been over 15 years since Patty Garcia-Pedroso first visited the Hillside at South Kent School. “Gonzo wanted to show me the school while we were in New York City for a shoe show,” she remembers of her trip with now-husband Gonzalo Garcia-Pedroso ’95. “He was working for his father and was very excited to take some time off and share his school with me.”

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  • Fall Athletics Awards 2018

    January 7th, 2019


    The Fall Athletics Awards honor the top athletes on our Prep Soccer, Varsity Soccer, and Cross Country Teams. 

    This season's winners are:

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  • Patrick Bonis Faculty Profile: The Adventure Of Teaching

    December 3rd, 2018 by Sarah Pfeffer


    Patrick Bonis joined South Kent in 2005 when the School needed a Spanish I teacher. “I had some experience with teaching and learning the language,” he notes. But like many teachers at South Kent, Mr. Bonis is a man of many talents. He now teaches Physical Science and is the “Call to Adventure” Affinity Group Coordinator.

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  • SKS Students Add Flavor to Kent Affordable Housing’s Night of 1000 Pies

    November 13th, 2018


    Students in our Sustainable Cooking class recently baked savory and sweet pies, and breads to donate to Kent Affordable Housing’s Night of 1000 Pies. Using as many ingredients sourced from our north campus farm as they could, including chickens and produce they raised themselves, students prepared chicken pot pies, apple pies, apple cranberry crumble pies, banana breads...

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  • SKS Leads "Thriller" Flash Mob in Kent

    October 31st, 2018


    The town of Kent welcomed the South Kent boys for another rendition of the classic Halloween "Thriller" dance on Halloween night on the field adjacent to Kent's own Heron Gallery. Thanks to almost two months of steady practice, they boys' performance did not dissapoint. As they have been for the past few years, the South Kent boys were the life (or death?) of the party.

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  • South Kent Teacher to Represent New England at National Environmental Conference

    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.

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  • South Kent School Kicks Off 95th Year

    September 6th, 2018


    South Kent School has opened for its 95th year with 174 students from 21 countries and 24 American states. Families were welcomed to the Hillside on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 for Registration Day.

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  • South Kent Selects Academy Finalizes Head Coaches

    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.

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  • South Kent Selects Academy Announce New Hockey Leadership for Nationally Ranked Hockey Program

    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.

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  • Head of School Andy Vadnais to Step Down; Lawrence Smith '73 Named Interim Head

    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.

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  • Farabee and Pettersen Selected in 2018 NHL Draft

    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.

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  • South Kent School Has a New Website!

    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.

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  • Fourth Form Presents Galileo Trial for 19th Year

    February 7th, 2018


    The Fourth Form at South Kent School presented a lively mock trial on Friday, February 2, 2018, of Galileo Galilei, a polymath who was tried for heresy because of his heliocentric view of the solar system.

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  • AMG: 10 Years of Technological Exploration

    March 3rd, 2015


    When people today consider South Kent School’s Advanced Media Group, they likely think of the hard-working group of students who follow our athletic teams and broadcast games with live commentary for all to enjoy. 

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