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 […]

Embedded Journalism students report on other classes

Video by Haocheng Shi, CFI Embedded Journalism Students in the Spring Term CFI classes saw fellow students following them around and recording what was happening. Those student journalists were part of the Embedded Journalism class and they learned how to produce short documentary videos by reporting what was going on at the Center For Innovation courses. […]

Solutions found for natural pest control

Video and Text Article by Junyoung Huh, Special Contributor At South Kent School, every students take a program named CFI (Center for Innovation) two afternoons a week to teach students sustainability, resilience, and wholeness through the spheres of sustainable earth, design and community. For the Spring Term, there were seven different courses for underformers that […]

Learning the art of Ceramics

Video and Text article by Detre Bell, CFI Embedded Journalism Ceramics is a design program at South Kent to teach students the skill of making pottery with their hands. Most students this spring said they thought it was a good program and are willing to do it again next fall. Student work on their projects on […]

Seniors Look Back

Video by Tyler Augustinsen and Joe Cipollone Text Article by Joe Cipollone As graduation looms for the SKS seniors, they look back on some of their greatest memories on the Hillside. Whether they have been here for all four years or just one, they all share one thing in common — the brotherhood. CdNN asked the seniors to think […]

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 […]