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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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  • 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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  • SKS at NYC/World MakerFaire

    September 13th, 2017

    Two members of the South Kent School community represented the School at the 8th Annual Flagship World Maker Faire New York earlier this year.

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  • Sustainable Trail Building and Design

    March 1st, 2017

    The Sustainable Trail Building and Design class kicked off the Fall Term exploring the IMBA flagged mountain bike trail system that begins behind Admiral James and Sybil Stockdale Arena. Students were challenged to locate the existing trail in the dense woods and to remap this trail using GPS.

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  • Near Space Balloon Mission

    February 26th, 2016

    The Center for Innovation at South Kent School continues to be a leader in modern education. One of its more unique classes this year focused on setting up a weather balloon and letting it fly. The flight occurred on Friday, November 20th in the cool, early morning air that was calm enough to allow for a safe journey. 

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  • CFI Expansion in the Library

    October 14th, 2015

    The Center for Innovation is a program that embraces change. To consistently provide students with the cutting edge academic excellence that South Kent School is known for the program adapts to the changing world around it. One of the best examples of this evolution is the inclusion of a new lab area located in the school’s library. The room has been set up to accommodate some of the CFI’s cutting edge classes including applied technology courses and thought incubation.

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  • Students Help Raise First Classroom at CFI

    June 3rd, 2013

    On Friday, May 31, 2013 students enrolled in the Historic Building Technologies course worked with New England Barn Company to erect the frame of the first classroom building (a two-story 30’ x 40’ timber frame structure) at South Kent School’s Center for Innovation (CFI).

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