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KES Soccer Players Represented At Whitecaps Showcase

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Apr 15, 2017 1:43:00 PM

We have two King's-Edgehill School soccer players who will represent Nova Scotia in Vancouver, April 12th to 17th, as part of the Vancouver Whitecaps Showcase.

Madelyn Walsh and Carson Ripoll will play for the Soccer Nova Scotia Team White or Team Blue female or male provincial team. Madelyn and Carson will play against fellow Whitecaps Academy Centre Programmes and club teams from across the country in preparation for representing Nova Scotia at the 2017 Aliant Atlantic Championships in June. This is an opportunity for our two varsity KES players to test themselves against their peers from across Canada.
 
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Hockey Teams to Italy, Austria and Germany

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Apr 13, 2017 1:15:00 PM

KES hockey teams do much more than practice, improve their hockey skills, and compete against local teams. In fact, every second year the KES hockey teams participate in a cultural hockey tour that includes games and lots of cultural experiences. 
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Brenda MacDonald brings home the Gold in Para-Alpine Skiing!

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Apr 11, 2017 8:47:00 AM

Brenda MacDonald, a hard-working and dedicated student athlete, has been training and traveling again this winter.  Most recently she earned the title of Canadian Gold and US Gold in both her Slalom (SL) and Giant Slalom (GS) categories at the Para-Alpine Competition in California.
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KES Coaches in the Community

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Mar 24, 2017 8:04:00 AM

At King’s-Edgehill school, we are fortunate to have dedicated and capable coached running our many sport teams.  Many King’s-Edgehill School coaches are receiving important recognition and opportunities for training at the highest levels, outside the realm of our athletic offerings

As mentioned in a previous article about outstanding KES coaches, we are very proud of our KES coaching team. Last year Karen Jones, a KES Senior School teacher and biathlon head coach as well as head of our equestrian programme, was awarded the NSSAF Outstanding Contribution Award for her coaching at KES. Similarly, senior school faculty member Phillip Hadley has coached the KES Track and Field Team to the Provincial Championships and was accepted into the highest level of coaching certification available worldwide.  Mr. Hadley also coaches our cross country running team in the fall. 

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Great PSHF Hockey Tournament for KES Grade 12 Boys

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Mar 8, 2017 12:04:00 PM

King’s-Edgehill School knows that hockey plays a big role in the lives of many North American families. It's a sport that promotes leadership, team building as well as assists in forming lifelong friendships. That’s why our Hockey Program has been developed to keep boys and girls, from beginner to elite, busy playing and competing here, across Canada and internationally.
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King’s-Edeghill School Sports: It’s Who We Are

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Feb 11, 2017 7:03:00 AM

 

At King’s-Edgehill School, we pride ourselves on our diverse athletic offering. We offer world-class facilities, training and coaching that not only help our competitive athletes to excel, but also help students new to sports learn, grow and thrive in a supportive athletic environment.

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KES introduces karate

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Oct 11, 2016 8:34:00 AM

A healthy and active lifestyle is learned, mainly through example, which is why KES provides students the choice of a wide variety of sports programs to participate in each term. Participating in sports is not all about winning, but is also about learning life skills and having fun.

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Outstanding KES coaches

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Sep 29, 2016 8:39:00 AM

At King’s-Edgehill School all of our teachers are also coaches. While this requires a lot of time and sacrifice from these faculty members, they find great reward in getting to know students both in and out of the classroom and seeing these same students thrive long after they stop being their teacher and coach.

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KES Hockey – A Success Story!

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Jun 27, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Hockey is not only Canada’s pastime; it is also a favorite sport and the winter activity of choice for many KES students. Playing hockey is an

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Ultimate Frisbee at KES

Posted by KES Blogging Team on May 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM

To ensure every King’s-Edgehill student leads a healthy and active lifestyle, all students are required to participate in sports every day after school. Students are also required to change up their sport based on the term. To keep the variety fresh and to appeal to everyone’s diverse tastes in sports, we offer more than 25 different seasonal sports throughout the year!

Our focus on sports comes from the belief that young people who participate in sports gain more advantages over those who do not participate, including higher overall GPA achievement, higher Math and English testing scores, fewer school absences, and higher levels of enrolment in university.

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