Inside King's-Edgehill School

Virtual Volunteering

Posted by KES Blogging Team on May 17, 2021 10:12:05 AM

Years from now, we will look back on the COVID-19 lockdown and remember where we were, what we did, and how we coped.  Some will be able to say, “I made a difference for someone else during this difficult time.”  It is true that one of the best ways to deal with the uncertainty and anxiety associated with the pandemic is to focus on helping others.  I have discovered that several of our students quietly are doing just that.    Fox Sullivan,   Hunter Hood,   Dami Adeniji  and   Chaz Faucher  have taken advantage of spring afternoons to get outside in their respective communities and pick up garbage.    Isabella Barker  is focusing on greening up her community as well through a highway clean-up program.  She complements her outdoor activities by making creative cards of caring for the elderly and lonely.    Eva Palov  has dedicated hours of her time as well to card creations that spread messages of support and hope.  And there are many others who do the same.  Students don’t have to look far to find meaningful ways to help others.
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Topics: About King's-Edgehill School, Campus Life, King's-Edgehill School in the Community

Earth Day 2021

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Apr 25, 2021 4:25:33 PM

Although Thursday, April 22 nd, was officially Earth Day, every day is a day to celebrate, protect and restore our Earth.  A consistent approach to environmental stewardship is necessary.  On Wednesday, April 21 st, the Junior School actively marked Earth Day 2021 with the help of our Green Team representatives   Sadie  Junger, Claire Morton, Jessica Etou and Ellie Blois.    Mr. Kershaw  and   Mr. LePoidevin  set the tone for the day by cycling to School from the Wolfville/Port Williams area, a round trip of over 60 km. Students took part in learning activities in the morning, including a discussion and analysis of each student’s carbon footprint.  Students assessed and compared their   ‘footprint’ results and created personal plans that could be shared with their families. 
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Topics: Campus Life, King's-Edgehill School in the Community

The 8B Times

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Apr 23, 2021 1:26:00 PM

The following newspaper you are about to read is individually and collectively created by my Grade 8 English class. Recently, we finished learning about different speech writing techniques and types. While speeches are delivered by the presenter themselves (whether that be verbally or through sign), it is important to remember how a speech presents itself as a written page; to help students remember this, we compiled our speeches into a newspaper for others to read. Students selected their own topic and style while being challenged to add in a few specific requirements like interviewing and using power words.
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Topics: About King's-Edgehill School, Academics at KES, Campus Life

The 254 Starts Spring Training

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Apr 7, 2021 1:28:00 PM

The winter white, frost and freezing rain are now behind us.  The Corps is back on Jakeman Field as the spring is upon us.  The 254 is back in action.  We immediately launched into some intensive drill training to rid ourselves of the rust of winter.  Mistakes were made all around and then the drills kicked in and the Corps stood up and marched.  Of course, the ceremonial season is upon us, so it was time to learn a new movement. 
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Topics: About King's-Edgehill School, Campus Life, Cadets

Dining in with the 254

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Apr 7, 2021 7:28:00 AM

The evening of Thursday, March 25 th  was one filled with excitement and joy.  On this occasion the   RSM, CWO Sarah Hilborn, her Master Warrant Officers, Warrant Officers and Grade 12 Sergeants hosted the   Headmaster, Mr Seagram, Dr Seagram  and the Cadet Staff for a fine dinner in our Stanfield Dining Room/McLellan Annex.  Place cards were printed, the candles were lit, the trophies were placed on the crisp white tablecloths and the meal was excellent.  Our Junior School contributed the lion’s share of the serving staff. 
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Topics: About King's-Edgehill School, Campus Life, Cadets

Allie Martin - Bus Transfer Art

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Apr 4, 2021 7:29:00 AM

Grade 12 IB Art student Allie Martin had an interview with CBC yesterday about an art piece that she had made of the Halifax Citadel Clock with bus tickets.

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Topics: About King's-Edgehill School, Campus Life

The Grade 9 Bunny Brigade

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Apr 3, 2021 6:29:00 PM

Adorned with sequined bunny ears, our Grade 9 leadership students   Rendi Ashley, Elizabeth  Hardy, Nolan Herritt, Sadie Junger, Harrison Klein, Fiona MacDonald, Tanvi Manchineni, Lucas Martin, Emily Mei, Claire Morton, Eva Palov, Danica Scully, Ava Shearer, Colin Stephens, Fox Sullivan, Reegan Wagg and  Sabine Wellard put some smiles on the faces of our younger Junior School students as they staged the 2021 campus Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Chase on Wednesday, March 31 st
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Topics: About King's-Edgehill School, Campus Life, King's-Edgehill School in the Community

How Should One Measure A Year? - Revue #8

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Apr 3, 2021 1:26:28 PM

By the time 1996 came along, the call for peace, racial equality, gender identity, sexuality, and drug dependency had become well-entrenched in the music industry and the news. This was kick started back in the 60's Haight-Asbury scene, the 70's NYC Studio 54 antics and the androgynous look of the 80's music videos.

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Topics: About King's-Edgehill School, Campus Life

Virtual Event Season… Could we be nearing the end???

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Mar 29, 2021 11:37:25 AM

When Jenn and I met in August to discuss what type of events the KES Advancement and Alumni Department would host for the 2020-2021 School year, we were really unsure of what the world would hold for us.  Would we need to plan virtual events for the whole year or would at some point, our battle with COVID-19 cease with it being vanquished from our planet?  We took a cautious, yet optimistic approach and planned virtual events spanning into April.  We were hopeful that, in May 2021, we could start welcoming guests back onto campus and host our annual events in person.  We still remain optimistic and hope that with the rise in vaccinations, the relatively low numbers of COVID-19 in the province, and with the re-opening of the Atlantic Bubble that we will be seeing some of you in the near future!

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Topics: About King's-Edgehill School, Campus Life, kespride

KES Celebrates Dylan’s First Birthday

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Mar 27, 2021 4:00:00 PM

Dylan, the new official mascot of KES, celebrated his 1 st  birthday on March 6 th!
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Topics: About King's-Edgehill School, Campus Life

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