Athletics

Chao 'Jack' Huang, a sixth former, makes his way around a Christian Heritage opponent during the HVAL finals. Photo courtesy of South Kent School Varsity Soccer wins three-peat championship

By Zach Schullery, Contributor As defending HVAL champions, the South Kent Varsity Soccer team tasted sweet victory this season when it captured its third championship. The team finished the regular season with a record of 10 wins, 0 losses, and 2 ties. The final game against Christian Heritage was an intense contest between the top […]

Prep Soccer's Matias Correa, a post-grad, gets ahead of Rivers School during the playoffs. Photo courtesy of South Kent School. Prep Soccer takes sixth NE title

By Mr. Anthony Camardi, special contributor After a long season, riddled with injury, travel, and 220 minutes and two penalty kick shootouts on the final weekend, South Kent came out on top to take the title. This championship was the fourth in five years and sixth out of eight years that South Kent has reigned supreme […]

Shaquille Trott '11 is playing for Thomas College. Photo courtesy of Shaquille Trott's Facebook. Alumni soccer players credit school and coach for continued success

By Detre Bell, Contributor Having winning soccer teams at South Kent is no accident. Soccer players note that the program takes pride in its reputation for winning with both style and class. Being in this position of excellence is no small task and comes with great sacrifice from the coaches and players. The team practices […]

Sixth Former Pat Curry was one of the top runners for the Cross Country team this year. Photo courtesy of South Kent School Challenging course aids Cross Country runners

By Rhys Phelps, Contributor South Kent School’s Cross Country team trains on one of the most difficult courses in New England, according to their coach. South Kent’s cross country team has been HVAL Champions six times. The cross country team competes against numerous small schools across New England, including league opponents such as Chase and […]

Profile on Kyle MacRae: student entrepreneur

Video by Abdoulaye Coulibaly, CFI Embedded Journalism Student journalist Abdoulaye Coulibaly decided to create a documentary on post-grad Kyle MacRae, who took two terms of the CFI course “Ideas into Action:  Practical Entrepreneurship” in order to expand his knowledge about business. Kyle plans to study business at Bentley University.

Seeking Alternative Energy Systems to heat greenhouse

Video by Manchun Hui, CFI Embedded Journalism The CFI course on Alternative Energy Systems investigated what types of clean energy could be used to heat the greenhouse. During the Fall Term, students made different presentations and conducted research on proposals. The Spring Term was dedicated to bringing the ideas to fruition. Mr. Steve Zoeller guided […]

Center for Innovation features 21 different classes

Video by students in CFI Embedded Journalism This video features a look at many of the Center for Innovation classes that were held during the 2013-14 year and an interview with Head of School Andrew J. Vadnais, conducted by Sixth Former Weijia “Brian” Ren. This was the first year of full-scale implementation of CFI classes […]

Ceramics crafts relaxing atmosphere for creativity

Video by Weijia “Brian” Ren, CFI Embedded Journalism This video is designed to show the CFI Ceramics as an activity that allows students to be creative. These students are able to use their hands to build a special gift for their family members or the people who they love. They can pass their own love […]

Learning to forge metal with blacksmithing

Video by Jameson Exil, CFI Embedded Journalism Blacksmithing really heated up this spring. A new forge was created and students learned how difficult it can be to start and sustain a fire hot enough to soften metal. There are a number of steps that must be followed in blacksmithing. The activity is led by Mr. […]

Farming in the spring at CFI

Video and Text by Tyler Augustinsen, CFI Embedded Journalism Sustainable Agriculture is a course on applying farming and gardening and integrating it into South Kent School. The students worked this term on the new field collecting rocks so it would not interfere with the crops that will soon be planted. Sustainable Agriculture will take the […]

Class and community tackle Watershed Management

From staff reports This year has brought a renewed focus on improving the health of Hatch Pond. Students have been learning about what a watershed is through the CFI course taught by Mrs. MaryAnn Haverstock. The school hosted a meeting April 11 to involve the greater community in the development of a plan, which will […]

Alumni soccer players credit school and coach for continued success

By Detre Bell, Contributor Having winning soccer teams at South Kent is no accident. Soccer players note that the program takes pride in its reputation for winning with both style and class. Being in this position of excellence is no small task and comes with great sacrifice from the coaches and players. The team practices […]