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 […]

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 […]

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 […]