Athletics

Photo courtesy of South Kent School. Selects U-16 American hockey team finds success

By Corson Sundquist, contributing writer The start of the new 2014-15 season started off pretty well for the Selects U-16 American team. The American team has 6 returning players from last year’s team, therefore there are a lot of new faces in the locker room. Through the first 5-6 weeks of the season, the team […]

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 […]

Entrepreneurship Class finds success in Protein Shake Project

Video By Haocheng Shi and Nick Lin Text By Nick Lin In South Kent School, protein shakes are not allowed without the approval of Dr Harding, so one group in the Entrepreneurship class came up with the idea of selling the protein shakes during Perch hours. The members of the protein shake group were Ross West, Allen […]

Blacksmithing: Coming back in a big way?

Video and Text by Dominic Pena, Aziz Sultan Blacksmithing is a process that creates objects from wrought iron or steel using tools to bend and shape. Blacksmiths produce objects such as gates, grilles, railings, light fixtures, furniture, sculpture, tools, agricultural implements, decorative, and weapons. The blacksmith had a general knowledge of how to make and […]

Stockdale Arena almost ready for hockey teams

By Will Gavin, Contributing Writer The Admiral and Sybil Stockdale Arena is a state-of-the-art ice rink that will be finished late November.  This rink features a brand new training facility, heated viewing area, laundry room, NHL-grade ice surface, skate-sharpening room, coaches’ offices, first-aid room, and more.  The Stockdale Arena will also hold 6 brand new […]

Harnessing the sun to power iPads

Video and text article by Jovan Grujic and Lazar Pavicevic The consequences of living the way we live these days for our planet are disastrous. Our main source of energy is still burning the fossil fuels, and not only it is a finite source of energy, but also very bad for the environment. Luckily, there […]

OSSD prepares students for a changing world

Video and Text Article by Liam Delehanty During the fall semester, one of the more popular CFI courses offered was OSSD, or Open Source Software Development. In OSSD, students are registered on a website called Code Academy, where they are taught whatever language of coding they wish to learn. For this semester’s class, students were […]

International students share thoughts on differences, similarities

International Life vs Life at SKS By Alden Grayson-Funk, Contributing Writer The Pigtail/Cardinal News Network interviewed four people from different places around the world. Wen Hao Xie, Masaki Naganuma, Zeiko Harris, and Sang Yun Kim. Each of them were asked the same questions. They shared information about their cultures and what their interpretation was about […]

Experiencing Ham Radio in CFI

Video and Text Article by Matthew Creamer and Tyler Augustinsen The Center for Innovation class Ham Radio is a very interesting class, as they learn how to use a radio less commonly used. They constantly learn about how this so called “Ham Radio” works. A Ham Radio is a amateur radio, it allows people to […]

Learning from the land with Sustainable Agriculture

In My Opinion By Lucas Vanroboys, Contributing Writer I take Sustainable Agriculture as my CFI course. In fact I have taken this course all three times I have been able to because I love it so much! In this class we do everything from beekeeping to growing fruits vegetables and taking care of animals like […]