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KES Junior School House Games

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Oct 18, 2017 7:01:46 AM

There is no greater way to build a sense of community at school than to take some time off from school’s every day routines and have some fun with fellow classmates! Throughout the academic year KES hosts Junior School House games, which kick off in the fall with the Junior School Highland Games – after all Nova Scotia is, of course, New Scotland!

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

Top Reasons Boarding Students Choose King’s-Edgehill School

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Dec 21, 2016 8:17:00 AM

There are many reasons KES boarding students choose our school. Our academics, athletics and extracurricular activities are just a few of the reasons and similar to why our day students choose to learn at King’s-Edgehill School. Our boarding students choose KES because they believe in the private school principle and in the opportunities a school such as KES will give them. 

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Topics: Campus Life

Discover King’s-Edgehill School with PhotoJournals

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Jul 14, 2016 8:30:00 AM

The staff and faculty at King’s-Edgehill School encourage families to tour our campus and join us for scheduled Open Houses offered throughout the year. We are also proud to present a selection of eBooks and PhotoJournals created to give parents and students an overview of everything KES has to offer – from extra curricular activities, to travel, to academics, to the food services – our PhotoJournals walk you through a typical day on the KES campus and beyond! Some of our PhotoJournals include:

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

Private school language explained

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Jul 14, 2016 8:30:00 AM

If you are sending your child to a private day or boarding school, but never attended a private school yourself then you may feel a little lost when it comes to the terms used when referencing our academic programs, faculty and systems. This online glossary of private school terms from OurKids.net is a great example of terms used in private schools and what they mean: Glossary of Pricate School Terms . For example, at KES we have a Headmaster, not a principal. Generally a principal is the head of a public school, while a Headmaster or Headmistress has the same function, but at a private school. 

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Topics: Campus Life

Private school language explained

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

If you are sending your child to a private day or boarding school, but never attended a private school yourself then you may feel a little lost when it comes to the terms used when referencing our academic programs, faculty and systems. This online glossary of private school terms from OurKids.net is a great example of terms used in private schools and what they mean: http://www.ourkids.net/school/glossary-of-private-schools-terms.php. For example, at KES we have a Headmaster, not a principal. Generally a principal is the head of a public school, while a Headmaster or Headmistress has the same function, but at a private school.

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

Why Choose a Canadian Boarding School

Posted by KES Blogging Team on May 13, 2016 11:07:00 AM

Learn Abroad 

If the idea of educating your child in a private school setting outside of your present country, then you should consider schooling in Canada.

  1. Most boarding schools in Canada have a rolling admissions policy. This allows them to accept your child at any time during the school term. It also allows you the opportunity to visit the school when you have time and to settle any doubts that you might have.
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Topics: Campus Life

KES Boarding Student Activities

Posted by KES Blogging Team on May 5, 2016 10:47:00 AM

An important facet of any private school is to keep students engaged, interested and energized. For boarding students this is a very important task, as it must be done well for nearly every waking hour – including after school, after supper and on weekends. At King’s-Edgehill School we pride ourselves on offering students enjoyment, enrichment and education during regular class time as well as after hours and on weekends. 

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Topics: Campus Life

Atlantic Canadian Scholarships for new Boarding Students

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Mar 1, 2016 8:00:00 AM

If you’ve been dreaming of attending King’s-Edgehill School, there has never been a better time to apply! We are actively seeking new boarding students from Atlantic Canada and we are now accepting applications for the 2016-17 Atlantic Canadian Scholarships.

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Topics: Campus Life

Lab City teens discover more while at KES

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Feb 5, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Almost 1500 km from home, three teens from Labrador City are getting a chance to explore their interests and excel. Caroline Barthe (Grade 12), Patrick Walsh (Grade 10) and Amy Cornick (grade 8) all hail from the same small community. Caroline and Amy were practically neighbors at home, but never knew one another until connecting at school.

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Topics: Campus Life

How Boarding School is preparing my child for University

Posted by KES Blogging Team on Dec 12, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Like most parents, of course I want the best for my child. That includes finding them the best educational opportunities. I put a lot of effort into researching what makes a good education and how to prepare them for university. And I feel strongly that boarding at King’s-Edgehill is the right answer for our family.

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Topics: Academics at KES, Campus Life

Take a Peek Inside King's-Edgehill School

Explore King’s-Edgehill School with this short video.  Tour our campus and see inside Canada’s first independent school.  

 

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Want a better picture of what it’s like to be a student at King’s-Edgehill School? Our photojournals will walk you through a typical day for Day Students and for Boarding Students. Download yours now for a peek at one day as a KES student.  

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